If you happen to be one of those who find it difficult connecting with people, let alone creating people networks that can yield advantages for you in the future, consider making use of the following pointers:
1. Master the art of remembering names and faces.
The ability to remember names and faces is one of the most important things to have in building networks. As such, you have to develop the skill to easily remember people not just by their visage but also their names. One good way to remember names is to mentally repeat the name at least three times during introductions. It’s similar to studying, as you say the name, the more it gets imprinted in your memory. Also, in addition to mentally repeating the name, immediately use the name to call the person. This does not only help you remember the name; it is also something your new acquaintance would most likely appreciate.Read more
Do you encounter difficulties accomplishing something? Do you usually feel like your day has ended but you haven’t done anything much? That’s a productivity problem and it’s something many suffer from. The good thing is it can be remedied with these simple but effective tips:
1. Having a List of Things to Do
A to-do list is a good way to start getting organized and improving productivity. It’s a simple idea but it is highly effective in guiding people on what should be done. It’s a simplified way of organizing activities, showing you what needs to be done, what is being done, and what has already been done. The idea of listing things sounds so rudimentary but it is proven to have a psychological influence that makes people more productive. It’s something related to the phenomenon called the Zeigarnik Effect, or the tendency to get fixated on unfinished tasks.Read more