Getting to know each other dating stage
This can range from a cautious interest to early strong desire, such as when a woman sees a man she does not know at a party and is immediately attracted to him.
With the motivation to meet, the next (and sometimes difficult) step is figuring out how to get to meet them.
More information is often needed to motivate a desire for contact.
This may be done by first-hand research, where the person actively looks for information by the other party.
If the meeting is by chance (or design of others) then this stage is effectively skipped. One person usually knows first and the second person may not know until the first meeting.
Knowing about them may happen in various ways, for example a man may see a woman in a bar or a sales person hears of a possible customer from a colleague.
', which effectively translates as 'how could you help me'.
Phases 3 to 5 in particular are likely to have some overlap.
Presented here is a comprehensive generic model, based on a wide review of other models.
Note that it focuses on growth of the relationship and does not include subsequent breakdown stages.
This may be through friends who will enquire if the other person is interested (and help them through this phase).
In sales, cold calling is a difficult and often unrewarding activity and other methods of prospecting may also be used to connect with possible customers.