It’s the most embarrassing thing in the world to forget someone’s name half a minute after they told you what it was – even though it’s actually rather common. Science says it’s because names hold no information in them that is relevant to the person they’re assigned to, and are completely arbitrary. Our brains are designed to remember faces better. When we can’t remember a name, we usually walk away, head hanging in shame. If you’re smart, though, there are so many ways to get that name back after it’s slipped your mind.
The Ohai app’s awesome ‘Seen Around Me’ feature will help you keep up with people even if you forget their names and haven’t stored their numbers. Click here to download it.
Business cards are a waste of time, paper and money. Most are thrown away, so what’s the point? There are better solutions in today’s world.
Modern-day technology and the information age have changed the way we network with others, at both personal and professional levels.
We check our smartphone when we wake up, when we eat and when we sleep. It’s time to limit screen usage and connect with the real world.