How to Make a Lasting First Impression

How to Make a Lasting First Impression

What’s in a Name? A Lot, Actually.

We’ve all had our fair share of those moments – when you’re in the middle of a business meeting or phone call and draw a blank on someone’s name. It’s awkward and embarrassing for everyone involved, and unfortunately it rarely goes unnoticed.

Putting the effort into remembering someone’s name will not only help you make a lasting and positive first impression, but it also critically important in business – especially in executive recruiting. Learning and remembering a person’s name is the most basic step in building trust and respect and developing a meaningful relationship. As Dale Carnegie once said, “A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.”

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