One of the easiest and most effective ways to stay in touch is with the power of the personal note with a “thank you” to a business associate.
In research I’ve conducted, I ask the question, “How many of you send out personal notes?” I also ask, “How many of you receive personal notes or cards from clients or business associates.”
As a follow up, I ask, “Has anyone received notes of appreciation, and how does that make you feel?” I trust you know the answer to this last question.
It’s not only polite to send thank-you notes; it can lead to new business from appreciative recipients. Read More→
Working virtually from home, at least part of the time, has become the norm in many companies. The more senior you are the more likely you have the authority to decide when and where you work.
Working virtually no doubt has its benefits: no long commute on the train, flexible hours, problem solving in your pajamas.
It’s gotten so prevalent that companies don’t even have offices for a lot of their staff and do “hoteling.” You call ahead and reserve an office when you absolutely must be there.
So, what’s wrong with this picture?
It’s that time of year again. I’m back in my home town of New York visiting with friends, attending the Mostly Mozart Festival, and just having fun. I hope you’re enjoying your summer.
I’ll see you after Labor Day!