What's in a name? EVERYTHING! More specifically, the names we give our children is their identity, their brand, their introduction to the world and ultimately the deciding factor between opportunity and success or rejection and failure. Picking out a name is special and though it may seem small it really sets the stage for how your child will be treated. It's sounds unfair but it is a harsh truth. Yes you do have the creative right to name your child whatever you like but just like everything, there maybe consequences. With these overly eccentric, hard to pronounced, combined family member, to the finest wine names! There's a difference with being unique yet sensible and just downright ridiculous. We all know those names when where we hear it we automatically think "She's black or he's black" or "GHETTO". We either have these names ourselves or have friends, family and associates with these wild names. Talking with people who are in the hiring business in coporate america, one of the most common stories is that when looking at resumes, the person with an a ethnic name like LaQuiesha Tamika Brown or the spelling is just way to difficult to pronounce is almost always NEVER hired. Their resume doesn't even make it into the potential hire pile. I want to hear your thoughts about this matter! Join in on the conversation this Tuesday as we discuss this hot topic! Call in at (347) 855-8637.
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