When you want to get a quick response to an FYI email
Here are five questions. You have two seconds to answer each:
How did you get on?
The answers are:
- The same
- It hasn’t
Did you get them all? Or did you say:
- “Really? I never knew that.”
The Problem With Speed
We make such quick decisions sometimes that we sacrifice accuracy for speed. And while we don’t have to get everything 100% right, things do need to be “right enough”.
When you spend the “right enough” amount of time preparing communications, you get things “right enough” first time. This saves lots of follow-up, grief and hassle.
It sounds so obvious. But, here’s another ...