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The chairman of my firm and head of my small department reached out to me kindly asking if I’d have time this morning to review a client deliverable he’d like to send out … and misspelled my name … again. Makes me feel a bit invisible. I appreciate that he valued my prior feedback and came back for another round but can’t get my name right? Crazy for feeling annoyed?

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It happens all the time to me. I know it’s not intentional and an honest mistake. Sometimes people are in a hurry and it is the chairman of the firm…I would feel lucky he knows your name at all.

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He knew her name. It was a simple misspelling!

Maybe he’s dyslexic. Stop making it about you.

It's her name. How is that not about her? OR is this an attempt to be funny?

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