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A FOCUSed Sales Approach

Katie Scheer | Jun 25, 2019 9:26:00 AM

Businesses aren't successful by chance.  Someone, who may be you, has to focus and have the vision for what it takes to thrive in today's economy and to continue to provide exceptional service to a demanding consumer market who has high expectations.  Might sound complicated, but let's make it easy and go back to Basics 101.  How about you simply embrace and teach our "FOCUS" concept, which is a simple method that truly focuses on successfully serving your customers?  It always comes back to paying attention to service and delivery when you want to move your needle of success and increase your sales.  Right?

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Topics: Customer Service Skills, Customer Service, Training, Customer Experience

Take Your Customer Conversations Further

Katie Scheer | May 21, 2019 9:33:00 AM

Along the Extra Mile

Mastering customer service requires you to first master customer conversations. Why? Conversation is the foundation of the customer experience. Each time you communicate with your customers you are paving the road that defines the future of your relationship with them. Your goal is to travel a long road with them, so you need to ask yourself if your conversations are building trust, moving you closer to more sales, effective with resolving questions/concerns, and more.

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Topics: Listening, Customer Service, Customer Experience, Communication

4 Simple Steps for Successful Selling

Katie Scheer | Apr 16, 2019 9:28:00 AM

Zig Ziglar Selling Quote

Selling doesn't come naturally to most, and it can feel intimidating and scary. The reality is that most everyone that works needs to know how to sell because in some capacity, in some way, they either directly or indirectly influence the company's sales volume. So the best way to get over the fear and intimidation is by being prepared. To be prepared, you have to have thorough knowledge, a winning game plan, and lots of practice. These things, coupled with "practicing by doing," will greatly diminish these hesitations. One thing to note: if someone in sales does not have at least a slight amount of nervousness, he/she has lost the edge and passion behind gaining a sale, so don't allow yourself to get complacent.

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Topics: Sales and Selling

The Hotel Trends You Need To Care About

Katie Scheer | Mar 5, 2019 9:14:00 AM

Hotel Trends 2019-1

The economy is strong, customer preferences are expanding, and technological advances are moving at a fast pace. So what does that mean for the hospitality industry, more specifically hotel strategists and leaders? If hotels want to be major, thriving players, they better recognize what is happening in the hotel marketplace and try to keep pace with the trends, or better yet, be trend setters.

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Topics: Sales and Selling, Hospitality Trends, Technology

Better Communication = Greater Customer Experiences

Katie Scheer | Feb 5, 2019 9:14:00 AM

CommunicationCommunication is a prime factor in shaping the overall customer experience. How and when you communicate, by which mode, and with what tone are of utmost importance to get right. Each customer has unique needs and preferences. Are you taking this into account when you are communicating? Here are tips for you on this and some communication standards for you to consider...

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Topics: Customer Experience, Communication

New Year, New Possibilities

Katie Scheer | Jan 1, 2019 9:19:00 AM

New Year 2019

A new year means new beginnings and new opportunities for success. We look forward to being a part of the wonderful possibilities that 2019 holds for you and your business. Happy New Year!

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Topics: Goals

Tips and resources on how to be a master of customer service and sales; to improve yourself personally, as an employee, and as a leader; and much more.

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