As you look for change, or maybe a new venture in life, you can’t do this alone. You need support. Each of your supporters may hold one or more of 6 roles. The important point is that you know you have people in all six areas
Without a good impression, or good rapport, people will not listen to you, or value you. We judge people on 2 dimensions (Susan Fiske) and decide within second whether they are competent and warm. This will affect what parties you are invited to and how people will treat you.