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Pronouncing People’s Names Right

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Pronouncing People’s Names Right

In my line of work as an emcee I must introduce A LOT of people… AND pronounce their names correctly. And pronouncing them all at the other times as well. Examples include:

  • Asking for someone on the phone or reception desk
  • Introducing someone to a colleague
  • Meeting someone at a networking event or party
  • Reading a list of names at a school, church or other event

And that’s not to mention remembering people’s names! Are you one of those people who instantly forget someone’s name 5 seconds after they’ve been introduced to you? Or do you just forget how they pronounce their name? (Secret: Next month’s blog) read more

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