Relationship-building is the most important investment of your time if you want to make things work for you.
Here’s a video I recorded with the team at Contactually to teach you how to do it more effectively.
Find out more about Contactually.
Evernote recurring reminders are on the way, according to this interview with Evernote CEO, Chris Philbin.
In the meantime, here’s how you can set up recurring reminders in the next few minutes.
Evernote Recurring Reminders Hack
FIRST: You’ve got to have a system for using Evernote that borrows from something like David Allen’s GTD. (Although you might know I’m not a huge fan of the bells and whistles and prefer a more simplistic approach.)
Simply put, the system you’ll need to have in place is one that uses a single Evernote notebook as your default dumping ground. Let’s call it @INBOX (the @ symbol means it will stick to the top of your favorites list in your Evernote sidebar.)
Nothing should ever remain in your @INBOX once you’ve reviewed it. Where you put it is up to you, but don’t leave it in your default notebook. That’s for processing only.
Building strong professional relationships is one of the most important daily activities you should be doing as a small business owner. Here’s a guide.
Professional Relationship Building 101
It’s not what you know, but WHO you know, right?
And further: it’s not WHO you know, but who knows WHAT you know.
(Hat tip to Michael Port for that one.)
So before you start the tough slog of marketing to unknowns, how about you start by plucking the low-hanging fruit of building better relationships?
Because when it comes to “marketing”, you might well be running before you’re ready, and there’s some gentle course correction needed.
(Warning – this post contains more parentheses than should be allowed in any single piece of writing.)
(Case in point – see above)
I used to be a juggler.
In fact, I used to make a living from it.
The story is here.
It’s a far cry from controlling air-traffic, but there are similarities between the two.
We like to be told what to do – we have a natural attraction to authority.
In times of crisis, we look for the person in charge.
Even in times of nothing-like-crisis, we appreciate being given instructions.
Instructions give us security. With instructions we know where we’re going.
Your prospects appreciate being given instructions, too.