Time…An Irreplaceable and Precious Commodity

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Isn’t it interesting that we cannot physically store time away for later use but we can “spend” it in myriad of ways?  We do it all of the time.  We spend time:

* on frozen websites

* on hold waiting for problem resolutions

* in TSA airport lines

* in traffic jams

* waiting to see the doctor/dentist/financial advisor/attorney

* waiting for the washing machine repair person

* taking extra long breaks at the water cooler socializing with colleagues

We “spend” time doing (and not doing) many things but it is the savvy business person who understands that time is irreplaceable, manages it wisely, and quickly grows weary of anyone who would dare waste their time due to unpreparedness and tardiness.

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Making Thoughtful Moves to Satisfy Your Client

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You have the skill to dig deep and visualize how to create spectacular experiences for your clients.  You understand that great service is a form of self expression; therefore, it is vital that your team embodies the company’s reputation as they engage with clients.

It’s almost 2018 and time to reflect on the current year.  Look at what you’ve created (the value of what you offer) and see it for what it is, what it means to your client and what it reflects to the community.

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Great News!  Your Clients Want to Talk to You

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Surprisingly, “free” is not the most desired word that your clients want to hear from you… “thank you for letting us serve you”, “the cable technician is running early; is ‘now’ a good time for her to stop by?”, “we will deliver your sofa on schedule”, ”tell me how I can make things better for you”, “we have inventory to completely fill your order”.

If you see a pattern here, it’s because the focus is about accommodating the consumer…when that happens, you will establish a pattern for building great relationships and becoming known as the company who gives terrific service.

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Becoming a Trail Blazer for Customer Satisfaction

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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Regardless of their position/title at the company, customer service heroes enjoy the challenge to make “everything right” for their clients.  They know them well enough to act on their needs before being asked; they give them a “sneak preview” of new and improved goods and services that will help them.

Customer service heroes are trailblazers who jump into the deep trenches to learn about what makes consumers “tick”.  They offer suggestions for running clients’ businesses efficiently and using key tools to make things happen.

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Are Your Customers Lost in a Service Maze?

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The delivery of exceptional customer service should not be viewed as a final destination but as a journey in which it continuously offers remarkable experiences for the life of the business/consumer relationship.

Simply put, people spend their hard earned money to purchase goods and services and they believe that, at the very LEAST, they should be met with more than a feeble attempt at being served.

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