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Since I arrived to the U.S nobody ever pronounces my name correctly. Mijail (pronounce Me-Ha- Eel). But it's annoying to explaining it every time or hear how it's mispronounced around new circles constantly. I use Misha now, it's easy but sometimes they sent me checks as "Misha" too which has no use in the bank. I don't know if I should go all the way with my nickname or just use my actual name and look for a system to explain it. Any thoughts?

Don't overthink it. If a hard-to-pronounce name is costing you extra business stress then change it.

Have fun with it. Tell people what you want them to call you. :-)

Dan


Answered 5 years ago

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