Definition: to reduce the intensity, to relax a little


I am an intense person, and I was scaring our customers. My boss asked me to take it down a notch, to relax a little when we meet customers.

You have been working way too hard, and it is hurting your performance. Remember, this is a big project that will last two years. You need to take it down a notch.



About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.