5 Better Ways to Follow Up Than "Per My Last Email"
Simply and directly asking about the request, or a question related to the request can make the respondent look at your original request and do the required work before you get a reply.
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E-mail is not a substitute for conversations.
Avoid asking open-ended questions and save yourself from the “boomerang effect” (that’s when you invite more email into your inbox than you intended, as a result of having sent out an email in the first place). Be concise in your message and specify the TL;DR and/or requested action upfront.
The blockage is not email itself, but where all these messages should ultimately go, which requires setting up the right downstream systems.
As you process each message, give yourself five (and only five) options: responding directly or sending the item into whatever system you’re using to manage one of these four buckets.
It’s easy to procrastinate when you have all the time in the world to complete a task.
Schedule your deadlines as close to the present as possible....
We do not all solve a problem in the same way. People usually fall into one of these 4 categories:
When your tasks feel overwhelming, it can be difficult to start.
Break down your projects into smaller, actionable steps. Identify one chunk that you could work on in a 10-minute segment to help you get started.
Keep your day job, and start a side hustle while you’re there. To do it, you need to create an asset that earns money for you.
Spend your first week being observant, focusing ...
You’ve settled on your idea and transformed it into an offer. To convince your ideal customers to consume it, know your promises, pitch and prices, and have a short explanation of why your offer matters.
Aim to understand each action, deliverable, resource, and tool you need to launch and then follow through with it. Creating a schedule and sticking to it will help here.
Decide whether to keep investing time in this project or head back to week two and try a different one instead. Knowing when to quit and when to keep going is key to making any side hustle successful.
Even if you decide to abandon the project and choose something else, the experience you’ve gained will help you be more successful with the next one.