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Train Your Brain: It’s All in a Name

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

This week I watched as a colleague painfully tried to avoid someone because they couldn’t remember their name. Then, she beat herself up over not remembering their name.  And, the worse part was that she didn’t get to connect with someone who she wanted to connect with. Has that ever happened to you?  Do you suffer from the bad name rememberer syndrome?  You are not alone. Most of us find that when we meet someone we quickly forget their name. Sometimes instantly. The power of knowing a name and using it is huge. Names are what makes a relationship personal.  It says:

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How to Improve Your Memory for Better Communication

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.  ~ Jean deBoufflers Do you have trouble remember names and where you have seen someone before? It’s something most of us struggle with.  But being forgetful can cause a huge disconnect and prevent you from being a good communicator. Studies show that when you remember names and situations you appear warmer, connect sooner, are better liked, and are viewed as a better conversationalist than people who are forgetful. Wow.  It makes sense then that building your memory skills can make be a huge difference in how well you communicate with others. Check out these

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Effective Communication: Getting your message remembered

3 to 5 Here’s an interesting factoid: the average person can only remember three to five things at a time. Now, that may not come as a big surprise to you, but what may surprise you is that most of us totally ignore that fact when we communicate with others. Information that’s not retained and remembered, isn’t really very useful information. When we try to remember more than 3-5 things at a time, it will guarantee incomplete and ineffective communication. So, as with many things in life, you just need to keep it simple. Here are three tips to help

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