Category: Memory

How to Remember Names: Nine Tips to Help You Never Forget a Person’s Name

by Hale Dwoskin

Remembering the names of people you meet is an incredibly important skill. In the workplace, forgetting the name of a key customer or superior could easily put your job at risk (or at the very least cost you your promotion). On the personal front, forgetting an old friend’s name is not only embarrassing, it could cost you the camaraderie of a good pal.

If you find that you have trouble remembering names, whether they belong to people you’ve just met or those you haven’t seen for awhile, remember that recalling names is a skill you can learn, and here’s how.