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5 Reasons You Need to Meet in Person

By: Rene Shimada Siegel

When the daily avalanche of emails and voice messages gets overwhelming, it?s so tempting to retreat to my office and start typing replies and returning phone calls. That?s one of the biggest mistakes I can make.

No matter what industry we?re in, we?re all in the people business. We?ll only be successful if we really get to know our customers and colleagues. Many of my tech marketing clients are so busy that they now prefer texting to even emails or calls. Skype, WebEx and audio calls are convenient and create the illusion we?re actually having a meeting — but nothing beats the power of a truly personal, face-to-face connection… Continue reading

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