fastcompany:

4 tricks for remembering anybody’s name
We’ve all been there—that panicky moment at a conference or meeting where you go to say someone’s name and realize there’s nothing there but a big fat blank. Here’s how to put names to faces and build better relationships.
Fully engage
Repeat their name
Make an association
Conclude with their name
Read more here.

Reblogging for future playground parent interaction.I don’t know why I can remember the kids’ and dogs’ names, but never the parents. PLEASE tell me I’m not the only one.

fastcompany:

4 tricks for remembering anybody’s name

We’ve all been there—that panicky moment at a conference or meeting where you go to say someone’s name and realize there’s nothing there but a big fat blank. Here’s how to put names to faces and build better relationships.

Fully engage

Repeat their name

Make an association

Conclude with their name

Read more here.

Reblogging for future playground parent interaction.

I don’t know why I can remember the kids’ and dogs’ names, but never the parents.

PLEASE tell me I’m not the only one.

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