What was name of that beautiful girl? Her soft lips spoke name only hours ago; today, you are totally clueless.
The Most Importan Word In The Language
Do you know what most important word in language is to most people? Yup, their name. Their brains are highly tuned to sound of their own name, and it pulsates with delight when it is allowed to recognize that magical word.
So Why Donít You Give It To Them?
You shouldnít be surprised then, to learn that most successful people are extremely good at remembering peoplesí names. Xenophon, Washington and Napoleon are said to have known names of every one of their soldiers. Pericles knew face and name of every citizen in Athens. Even back in day, that was quite a number of people.
Why Is It So Difficult To Remember A Name?
If names are so important to us, then why are they so difficult to remember? Now here is an unpopular fact: It is because they are boring -- to everyone but owner. In most Western societes, most names donít mean anything. You canít see most names in front of your minds eye. Of course, some names you will remember by association to other people you know who bears same name. When you meet a girl whoís name is same as your ex-wifeís, youíre likely to remember what that new girl is called. But usually, we donít have any pegs like that to hang a personís name on, so we forget it.