I’m one of the biggest fans of Judith Sheindlin; better known as Judge Judy.
Here she tells Katie Couric the best advice she ever got.
You only have once chance to make a first impression.
“The best advice I ever got was you only have once chance to make a first impression. I don’t remember who gave me that piece of advice, but I have certainly been dishing out that advice for the past thirty years. It’s important because you do only have one chance to make a good impression and if that first impression is a crumby one, you’re clawing your way out for a very long time. So with every commencement speech I give, I say to the graduates if you take nothing else away from this commencement other than your diploma, you only have one chance to make a first impression.
Watch the video below: