Been around you at least one person you admire and envy the excellent memory. You could check that owning a seemingly flawless memory was a boon for her. And you can not go wrong.
This is true on a professional level, it is also true socially. Whether a business relationship or the strictly mundane. Remember the name of a person, where he was met even if the meeting was very brief-place once that person in a very favorable position to you.