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7 things you're doing that make people distrust you immediately

Business Insider Logo By Shana Lebowitz of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 8: Signs of untrustworthiness include wishy-washy language, tight-lipped smiles, and unclear expectations for others.Experts say it's pretty easy to lose someone's trust quickly.Here's what to avoid if you want to earn other people's trust and respect. You can lose someone's trust pretty quickly. All it takes is a missed deadline, a weird facial expression, or a feeling that you just don't "get" the person you're talking to. Social scientists and other experts have spent a lot of time thinking and talking about all the ways to make people distrust you. We've listed seven of the most common below.

  • Signs of untrustworthiness include wishy-washy language, tight-lipped smiles, and unclear expectations for others.
  • Experts say it's pretty easy to lose someone's trust quickly.
  • Here's what to avoid if you want to earn other people's trust and respect.

  • You can lose someone's trust pretty quickly.

    All it takes is a missed deadline, a weird facial expression, or a feeling that you just don't "get" the person you're talking to.

    Social scientists and other experts have spent a lot of time thinking and talking about all the ways to make people distrust you. We've listed seven of the most common below.

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