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  • 12.07.10

Reach Out and Touch Someone

A personal phone call is starting to stand out like a hand written thank you note.

Pick up the phone

Think about it, the sheer number of places you
receive messages each day.

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Here’s mine on any given day where someone usually
expect an answer, reply or comment:

  • Email–Business account, personal account, spam
    filter
  • Facebook Personal Page–Wall posts, comments,
    friend, requests, messages
  • Facebook Professional Page–Wall posts, comments
  • Twitter–Mentions, direct messages and retweets
  • LinkedIn – Inbox, comments, recommendations
  • Text messages–This by the way increases
    exponentially if you own a teenager
  • Google Voice–Transcript is emailed, texted and
    then there’s the new iPhone notification
  • Skype–Messages, requests

With most successful people getting this amount of
input each and every day, you had better do something unusual to break through
the noise.

A marching band below their window? A billboard
they will see on their way to work? Leave a message on all the platforms
mentioned above?

Or perhaps my partner was right, you just pick up
the phone and call to say hello.

Wow. What a concept.

About the author

YourDailySuccessTip.com CEO Dayna Steele is a success author, business speaker, and occasional golfer. Dayna spent years working with the greatest rock stars in the world.

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