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telephone-cordPhone calls always seem to take more time than you think they will. Avoid getting caught up in a long phone call with these tips:

Keep a timer by the phone. If you plan to be on the phone for three minutes, set the timer and keep to that limit.

When someone asks, “Do you have a minute to talk?” answer, “Yes, just a minute and then I have to go.” As soon as the business of the call is concluded, thank them for calling and excuse yourself.

When you make the call, say, “I only have a minute, but I wanted to let you know . . .” Give them the information (or ask the question you need answered), thank them, and get off the phone. Read the rest of this entry »

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