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Cecil Scaglione, Editor

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A Rose by Any Other Name is – Who?

Remembering names is a lifelong thorn in most people’s side.

A co-worker years ago leaped over the remember-names hurdle by greeting everyone with, “Hello, Judge.” Another colleague made up his own name for people around him, claiming he never used names “your mother called you.”

The initial step to take to remember a name is to pay attention when you’re being introduced. This becomes difficult at a wedding, funeral, service club luncheon or any gathering with a lot of unfamiliar faces.

To help imprinting a name in your mind, repeat the name when you’re introduced. “Nice to meet you, Mike,” will help you remember his name. You may be able to link him to a childhood friend, relative or movie star with the same name. It can help if his or her name has a visual connection. Lily can be linked easily to the flower, Jay with a bird, and Rocky with the movie of the same name.

If you’ve forgotten their name, say so and tell them you’re name. 

Written by Cecil Scaglione

October 10, 2022 at 3:00 am

Posted in Aging, Finance, Humor / Quote

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