From Duarte: Kate Middleton received a lot of press atten­tion this week for deliv­ering her first public speech as the Duchess of Cambridge. In her three-minute address at the Tree­house, a hospice run by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, she tried to connect with her audi­ence and make a favor­able first impres­sion. The Duchess faced a chal­lenge familiar to many newly promoted busi­ness leaders, elected offi­cials and public figures: with so much riding on first impres­sions, what can you do to win the favor of your audi­ence? Here are some tips to help those step­ping into the spot­light shine. · Go to How to make a favor­able first impres­sion →