I often wear multiple nametags.
One on each layer of clothing.
Not just for consistency purposes, but also for safety purposes.
It’s a dangerous world out there. Should I run into trouble, should I encounter somebody whose behavior is threatening, or should I confront an individual who needs to calm down, it’s always good to know I can simply open my jacket and say:
“We got a problem here?”
I remember getting into a fender bender once. The guy that I hit leaped out of his car, charged toward my window and starting yelling at me. He made accusations that I was drunk and stupid and didn’t know how to drive.
I didn’t move.
I didn’t say a thing.
I just stayed calm, stared him right in the eye and let him finish.
He huffed back to his car to get his insurance information. About a minute later, he returned a bit calmer. Noticing my nametag, he said, “I’m sorry Scott – I may have overreacted back there.”
That’s my weapon of choice: I don’t pack heat – I pack friendliness.
Carry nametags, not guns.
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That Guy with the Nametag
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