Assuming that we have the full name of a user, what heading would be better for a someone to access his/her account settings & profile?
1) Just his/her name with a dropdown like the mockup bellow:
2) A more general heading and the "same" dropdown:
The web app should be as friendly as possible, so first approach seems to suit better, but may have usability issues.
I'd like to comment out that I've seen other questions on stackexchange and the most appropriate/acceptable label is considered "Lauren's account", but unfortunately this is not suitable in my case, because the translation of this label on my language is too long.
Have you experience a similar problem? What would work better?
Could I go with one of the above options, or try a smart and short translation of "Lauren's account"?