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You Should Use People’s Names When You Talk To Them

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It’s not uncommon for one of my conversations to start like this:

“Hey Ben! I haven’t seen you in a while. How are you doing, Ben?”

As you can see, I enjoy using people’s first names excessively when I talk to them. I never really understood why I did it, just that it felt natural and polite. But, as I’ve been thinking more about it recently, but…




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