Magic Words=Better Conversations, "I Know You're Busy, I'll Be Brief"

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"I Know You're Busy,

So I'll Be Brief"

by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr Crowe

How can one ensure a quick communication rather than a lengthy, meandering chatfest?

It's effectively established by using a simple "magic words" phrase (as learned from Joe Stumpf's By Referral Only program).

When the party answers, start with simple one-name identifiers for the client, then oneself, followed by the phrase "I Know You're Busy,so  I'll Be Brief."

The conversation would sound like this.

"Joe? Michelle. I Know You're Busy, so I'll Be Brief," followed by a one sentence summary or question of what needs to be addressed.

For example, "What's happening to resolve the low appraisal issue", "What's the current status of the loan file", or "What's stopping the contingency removal".

By acknowledging the importance of their time and eliminating the typical social niceties of "how are you doing", (which can lead to an endless loop of talking), the result is a more efficient conversation.

Try this technique and see how much more effective and efficient conversations can be to move clients and transactions forward to resolution and closing.

Look for tomorrow's topic on "Secret Tips to Ensure Brief, Efficient Conversations and Results."

This post is a continuation from A Simple Conversation Can Be More Efficient Than One Million Emails

https://activerain.com/blogsview/5229877/a-simple-conversation-can-be-more-efficient-than-one-million-emails 

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Michelle Carr Crowe, Cal BRE #00901962
Real Estate Consultant, Coach, Trainer
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Michelle C. Carr-Crowe, Cal BRE #00901962, and the Get Results Team (established by the late Silicon Valley super agent Judy Carr) are known as the "Lynbrook and Cupertino Schools Experts." Coaching clients to success is Michelle's passion, making her a creative catalyst for positive change in people's lives. She is a Silicon Valley-based multi-million dollar real estate consultant, coach and trainer who works by referral only.

Her designations include: Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Accredited Consultant of Real Estate (ACRE), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS), Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE),  Property Marketing Expert (PME), Real Estate CyberSpace Specialist (RECS), and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES). Michelle is in the process of obtaining her Global Property Specialist and Certified International Property Specialist designations. In addition, she is an internationally-published freelance writer with over 1,000 traditional articles in print and online, as well as over 65,000 blog posts on Blogger, ActiveRain, Examiner, FaceBook, Realtor, Trulia, RealBird and others. She enjoys reading, traveling, animals, nature, family, dancing, staging, consulting, coaching and praying. Check out her blog at www.activerain.com/results or visit her online at www.michellejudycarr.com or www.lynbrookhighhomes.com. For RE$ult$ ... Just Call ... (408) 252-8900.

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Simple and to the point phrases can always help us communicate better.

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I agree JL, learning to be effective yet accomplish more quickly is the goal.

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