If this means spending some big bucks on designer clothing that do it.
This is why you see so many men and women of power walking about with trophy dates on their arms.
So what should you do if you get this feedback at work from your peers or superiors? “Our brain tends to reject or dislike people or something that is too perfect or demands perfection from us. The Pratfall Effect happens when a person makes a mistake and, in doing so, becomes more likable.
Here are five steps to reforming your unapproachable image and getting back on track. Admitting that you are not perfect and need help understanding how people perceive you can give you the Pratfall Effect.” In other words, you can start combating the perception that you’re intimidating by admitting a small amount of fault and asking people to explain how your behavior affects them.
You can stand up for what you believe in, advocate for yourself and for others, and be sure that credit is given where it’s due.
But when does assertiveness cross over into the territory of being intimidating?