What to do if you forget someone's name immediately after meeting them
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We've all been in those situations where we've forgotten someone's name. University of Exeter/Flickr
It's even worse when it happens immediately after meeting them.
How can you deal with it without being too awkward? Here are some helpful strategies.
This is an update of a story originally written by Maggie Zhang.
Ask them to put their number in your phone.
Ask for their email address.
Introduce them to a friend.
Wait until the conversation ends, and ask a friend.
Ask them how to spell their name or for their preferred nickname.
Ask for their business card.
End the conversation by reminding them of your name.
Ask about the meaning behind their name.
Just be honest.