Great post on remembering names! This takes practice and can be an acquired skill. There is real power here! Don’t overlook the importance of this skill! Enjoy!
“Oh, I’m terrible with names.”
How many times have you heard that? Perhaps you’ve even said it yourself.
As self-fulfilling prophesies go, this may be one of the easiest. If you tell yourself and others that you’re not good at remembering names, you probably won’t be.
I, on the other hand, am great at names. I’m not bragging here. I really am.
Recently, I was the featured speaker at the Enterprise Start-up Awards in Limerick. I was introduced to dozens of people in rapid succession. I met contestants, academics, and some very high-profile people, including one with a famous family name of perhaps the most influential entrepreneur in Ireland, but all people matter, so all names are important.
I remembered them all. Especially, Jerry, the technician, to whom I was introduced during the set-up, long before the event began. Later, during the program when…
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