I know a Mayo Clinic doctor who physically leans forward to be sure they are concentrating on their patients comments.
And another person who repeats back what they are hearing and asks, “did I get that right?”
The reason we can’t remember names is because we don’t bear down and hear them so we can repeat them twice and remember them forever.
Even in a distracted world, focusing on the present is not only possible but even more popular with those around you – they feel less important until someone can say, “did I get that right?”
As Steve Jobs said, “Focus and simplicity – once you get there you can move mountains”.
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