Vanessa Van Petten

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Vanessa Van Petten specializes in social and emotional intelligence research and development. The focus of her company is to research youth behavior and help adults keep up with young adults.
Entrepreneurial Success
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How to Make a Killer First Impression

Most people will judge you within the first second of meeting you, and their opinion will most likely never change. Making a good first impression is incredibly important, because you only get one shot at it.     Princeton University psychologist Alex Todorov and co-author Janine Willis, a student researcher who graduated from Princeton in 2005,...
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The Science of Getting People to Say Yes

In both the business environment and in personal life, it is essential to know how to get what you want — and get people to say yes to your requests. But, how do you approach people so that they are more likely to agree to your proposal, sales pitch or ideas? Two researchers, Jonathan Freedman...