How to Remember Things PART 2: Names – Erik Tyler


In PART 1 of this series on “How to Remember Things,” I introduced some core memory strategies, particularly applied to tricky spelling situations. If you have not already read that post (and even if you consider yourself an adequate speller), I recommend you take a moment to read it now, since it contains foundational strategies that will apply to all other memory techniques in the series.

In today’s post, I want to add a little more to your overall understanding of how memory works, and then apply it to one of the most useful skills you can have as a leader: how to remember names. This one will be a bit longer than other posts, because it contains a base of truly useful and necessary foundational information; but I promise, it will be worth your while. Not only will you gain real skills in just a few minutes here, remembering names is key to effective communication and rapport, as well as simply being others-focused in life.

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#068: Four Ways To Be Happier Than You Are Right Now



After reading Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project, I became more interested with what makes people happier. Everyone wants to be happier, but not many people know where to look, and that’s okay. What I have found in my research is that the road to happiness is not a one-size-fits-all approach. The beautiful creativity, the endless possibilities, and being able to analyze what works and what doesn’t are just a few of the things that makes life amazing.

This being said, let’s look at what habits most happier people possess that anyone can use in their own lives:

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