Showing posts with label Repetition. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Repetition. Show all posts

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Learn A Name A Day:The 'HOW' and 'WHY'

‘The best way to accomplish any task is to establish a time-table and then stick to it. If you want to increase your ability to leam and remember names, the ideal way is to practice it constantly. And the easiest way to practice is by doing.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Repetition Is Vital

In learning new vocabulary words, you will find that repeating them is vital. The same holds true in learning and remembering someone’s name. Watch a good name-man in action. As soon as he’s introduced, he’ll acknowledge it with a “Very pleased to meet you Mr. Barton,” or with a similar comment. He’ll say the person’s name immediately. Then Mr. Barton’s name will pop into the conversation at Virtually every succeeding sentence. When departing, the last remark will be something like, “I hope we meet again, Mr. Barton.” The good name-man will have used Mr. Barton's name as many times as possible. Repetition, as we said before, is the key to retention. 

Remember A Name By First Hearing It

 Mel Forsythe is an easy going insurance salesman. He almost seems to pride himself on the fact that he can’t remember names from one day to the next. He tries to pass this failing off as a joke. It doesn’t work. As a consequence, Mel can’t pride himself on the section of town he lives in, on his yearly income, or on his chances for promotion. What Mel Forsythe doesn’t seem to realize is that there is a close connection between his failure to remember names and his failure to make big money.

The importance of Listening Well

The importance of effective listening can hardly be overstated. Although the mythical Martian nonsense of Orson Welles occurs only once in a lifetime, other less spectacular listening situations occur every day.