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81. Remember Names - Pg. 98

151 Quick Ideas to Improve Your People Skills show you're better off to be strong on the people skills and weaker on the technical side. Why is that? Again, people are emotional creatures, and they don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. That's right, you could be a technical genius, but if your people skills are lacking, you will very likely find your career stagnate or plateau. So, though you want to keep your technical skills sharp, you also want to sharpen your people skills to a fine point. In short, you want to invest just as much, if not more time and energy in building up credits in your coworkers' emotional bank accounts. They will respect and remember the emotional equity you build with them long after the value of your technical skill has become yesterday's news. Epilogue