“When you’re just starting to learn something new, the errors that you experience are helping you learn faster.”
Ever meet someone at a social event and immediately forget their name? Try this technique for understanding and using memory’s nature to your advantage.
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"We learn more and retain more. Creative pathways are opened up as we engage more of our senses. Forming letters by strokes, as opposed to selecting each by keys, opens regions of the brain involving thinking, language, and memory that are not opened through typing. Writing, real writing, makes you smarter.”
Need to get focused? Try turning off your computer and doing some good old fashioned hand-writing.
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4 tricks for remembering anybody’s name
We’ve all been there—that panicky moment at a conference or meeting where you go to say someone’s name and realize there’s nothing there but a big fat blank. Here’s how to put names to faces and build better relationships.
Repeat their name
Make an association
Conclude with their name
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