Easy quick no brainers to be better than everybody else*
1. Have a kick ass email signature.
Make it easy for people to contact you. So automatically put your email address, phone, twitter, website, etc. in your email signature. That way, someone wants to contact you after reading your email, all the info they need is right there. A discreet quote is fine, but not necessary.
2. Apologize for interrupting people.
Time’s short, so you may need to cut someone off and get to the chase, but do apologize and give them a chance to continue.
3. Say thanks, and please.
Extremely effective in business communications. Someone does you a solid, thank ‘em. Need something from someone? Be courteous enough to ask nicely.
4. Bonus Tip: Know how to end conversations.
It’s classy and clean to make it clear that the communication is over, whether that’s phone, face to face or email.
*better at everyone else at communicating, which is the key to everything. While these may seem like simple random tips, these will put you ahead of a ridiculous number of people.
What other simple things can you do that put you over the top?