March 9: Getting a senior leader to take action
Address these 4 points in an email for effective internal communication.
Source: Allie Miller
Published: February 2022
Getting a senior leader to take action
Need to ask a VP (or someone senior) to take action?
Include the following in an email for effective internal communication:
1) SITUATION - summarize the situation
2) RETURN/RISK - outline the ROI of taking action and/or the risk of NOT taking action. Be specific and quantitative (e.g., customer names, count, size, cost, competition)
3) ACTION - offer a clear next step the VP can take to capture the return or eliminate the risk, ex: approve new $15K budget
4) TIMELINE - state when a resolution is needed by
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