My Inc.com post today, “These 2 Magic Phrases Make Persistence Pay Off,” begins
These 2 Magic Phrases Make Persistence Pay Off
Persist too much and you risk annoying people. Here are 2 simple phrases so people will appreciate your persistence.
You know persistence pays off. It can get you that sale, that interview, that dream job you wanted. Often it’s the only way.
You also know too much persistence can strain a relationship. So you hesitate to persist even when you know it’s your only chance.
Most people ask themselves if they’re pushing too little or too much. That’s not the most effective question to ask yourself.
More effective is to ask:
What can I do to make my persistence work so they’ll appreciate it?
Read the rest at: These 2 Magic Phrases Make Persistence Pay Off
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