Awkward: You’ve forgotten someone’s name
Always say a person’s name aloud after you’ve met them—twice, if possible. Introduce them to a friend, compliment something they’re wearing to associate the name with a visual cue, or simply say “It’s great to meet you, Ashley!” If appropriate, ask for their business card; now you don’t need to remember anything. Here are 7 scientific tricks for remembering names.
Awkward: You’ve insulted someone’s size
Never comment on a woman’s pregnancy unless you know for certain she’s pregnant. Period. While you’re at it, never say any of these things to a pregnant woman.