The fact that I have been “wanting” to write this article for a long time but am just now getting to it is the perfect example of why follow up in business is truly an art. I say this because I am no different from the people you are trying to connect with on a daily basis to grow your business, land a big deal, or get a promotion; we are all very busy. So how to you break through the noise and accomplish the key goals that are important to you on a daily basis?
The answer is follow up and persistence. No I don’t mean you just bug people so much they will listen to you. It’s a bit more of an art then that. The cliché “it’s a marathon, not a race” has never been truer. There are no shortcuts in business and it truly does take consistent and steady hard work.
It’s also one of the most difficult things to manage, as you yourself get busier and busier. Here are a few key things to help with your “follow up strategy” that will undoubtedly turn into immediate results if you are consistent:
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