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Good at Names

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“Ultimately, the pessimist and the optimist are both right.”  This belief applies to the statement, “I am no good with names”. People who say this are basically right.  Well, I am good at names.  And, I am tight, too.  I regularly meet people professionally and socially who marvel that I am good at names.  Often, they quickly follow their admiration with an apology for not being good at names. So, what is the origin of my superpowers?

It all starts with a good attitude. I don’t know if I was born with it, or I learned it. But, a good attitude toward learning people’s names is the first step.  Upon meeting a new individual, or becoming re-acquainted with someone I have previously met, I want to share my good attitude. I address them with a smile and by name.  It is a matter of respect.   I use their name…

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March 26, 2012 - Posted by | Better Person | ,

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