13 Behaviors of Highly Likable People

TalentSmart research data from more than a million people profiles show that people who possess these skills aren't just highly likable, they outperform those who don't by a large margin. Here are the 13 top behaviors of highly likable people:

  1. They ask questions - and that shows they listen

  2. They put away their phone - and that shows they can focus

  3. They are genuine - and that shows they know who they are

  4. They don’t pass judgment - and that shows they are approachable

  5. They don’t seek attention - and that shows they are appreciative and humble

  6. They are consistent - and that shows they are reliable

  7. They use positive body language - and that shows they understand non-verbal says a lot

  8. They leave a strong first impression -and that shows they value the beginning

  9. They greet people by name - and that shows they can offer validation

  10. They smile - and that shows they are warm

  11. They know when to open up - and that shows they are good with timing

  12. They know who to touch - and that shows they care

  13. They balance passion and fun - and that shows they can be serious and friendly