Skip to content

Referral Requests

The Dale Carnegie group cite that 91% of people are happy to refer if asked yet only 11% of business people will ask. You must of course deserve referrals. If the quality of your work or service is not worth referring then you won’t get referrals. Simples.

Watch the video for background information about the The Productivity Triangle, feel free to request the templates laura@thehiddenedge.co.uk. I am happy to share.

1.Recognise the spectrum of the referral continuum

Referral Requests.002

2. Plot where you or your company is on the spectrum with  various networking contacts.

Referral Requests.003

3.  Brainstorm with your trusted business advisors on which referral ideas you can develop as part of your referral plan

Referral Requests.004

4. Use the Referral Request template to create your own plan for requesting referrals

Please do share your experiences with this model in the comments below.  I am building a portfolio of small business case studies and would love to include examples of what has worked well for you.

PS – If you need further help then give me a call on 07962 626604 to arrange a Skype session with me.

PPS – This exercise forms part of a series of workshops on Is Networking Not Working

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: