Dale carnegie how to remember names pdf
How to Win Friends and Influence People Quotes by Dale Carnegie
The Art of Remembering Names
Most importantly, they always remember names. So how can you get better at remembering them? According to the lecturer leading the course we attended, the best way to remember someone's name is to incorporate things you know about the person into a mental picture that reminds you of the name — the more exaggerated the image, the easier it is to remember. Carnegie writes in his book " Public Speaking and Influencing Men in Business " that "the secret of a good memory is thus the secret of forming diverse and multiple associations with every fact we care to retain. Carnegie's memory-linking technique is to picture images that sound like a person's name — and combine it with other things you know about them. For instance, if you meet someone named Laura from Brazil, imagine her with a laurel wreath on her head swimming in the Amazon River.
Step 1: Focus
It happens all the time. It took him months--but he did it. Focus is the first key to remembering names, says White. You were thinking about what they think of you, what you think of them, what you would say next, and so on. You need to cut through the clutter and focus. What is their name?