During these challenging times many of us are literally wringing our hands wondering how we can maintain our professional relationships while being under a quarantine. And if you’re a person that provides a service, then you are used to being able to meet with your clients, prospects and referral sources in person at your office, a coffee shop or a restaurant. But as we all know those meetings are simply not possible right now due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Here are 6 tips to help you stay in touch with your contacts in a meaningful way during our ‘stay at home’ mandate.
It is our goal to help you develop not just one communication letting your clients and colleagues know how your business will operate during the pandemic, but to help you put a proactive communications plan into action; one that will span the next many months.
For further information on this topic, please join us on our up-coming webinar hosted by author Kristy Gusick called “Toxic Client Relationships: Learn how and When to Disengage” which is scheduled for Thursday, March 26th 11:30am – 12:15pm CDT. Kristy has been working within and for professional service firms since 1994 and has been a partner at the marketing firm, PSM Marketing since 2012. As a part of her work with many clients, she often helps them develop and implement strategies around identifying and removing toxic clients – then replacing them with new A-Level clients.
Since its inception over 20 years ago, PSM Marketing has been a true virtual marketing firm. Early on, PSM allowed for flexible work hours, remote working, video conferencing, and overall work-life balance back when those concepts were truly novel in most corporate settings. This progressive business model has helped establish PSM as a true thought leader in the Twin Cities business community. Today, workplace culture is shifting to include the desires of Gen Xers and Millennials; two generations that prioritize work-life balance. So why does this model work so well? What magic did PSM tap into way before it was cool? Let’s explore.
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