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Giving Thanks Isn't Just "Thank You"

Katie Scheer | Nov 20, 2018 9:07:00 AM

Thanksgiving 2018It's an obvious and fitting time of year to discuss "giving thanks." It's certainly a time of reflection as we pause and think of all that we are thankful for, both personally and professionally. In business, the #1 thing we should be thankful for is our customers. It should come as no surprise to you that we are thankful for them, but do they feel appreciated? A simple "thank you" to them has become such a habit and ordinary part of our scripts and emails, so do you really think they pause when they hear or read those words and think, "Wow, they really appreciate me and the business I am giving them"? 9.5 times out of 10, the answer is no. 

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Topics: Thanks and Appreciation, Loyalty, Customer Service, Being Attentive

HOSPITALITY IN THE NEW AGE

Katie Scheer | Oct 30, 2018 9:06:00 AM

 

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Serving the millennial generation calls for a change of routine, as they now represent the largest generation in the country. Millennials are known to be impatient yet pragmatic idealists, while also being known as authentic and transparent. These traits are what make them different from other generations and very unique customers. 

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Topics: Hospitality Trends, Millennials, Customer Experience

What Four Things Impact First Impressions?

Katie Scheer | Sep 18, 2018 9:33:00 AM

First impressions are paramount since they are highly accurate; how you are instantly evaluated can make or break your success. And you have heard before that a first impression is made within 5 seconds, but I believe it’s faster. Why? Personal experience– I get a feeling about something or a situation within 2 seconds (don’t you?). The science- 20 million billion bits of information move around our brains every second, and it calculates sounds, sights, smells, taste, touch, and thoughts in every moment at the same time (from The Phenomenal Experience). This means we need to up our game and make sure that we control the impressions that we are making.

Dale Carnegie- 4 ways evaluated

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Topics: Communication, First Impressions and Greetings

5 Customer Service & Sales Steps to Success

Katie Scheer | Aug 21, 2018 9:26:00 AM

Proof is in the putting!You only get out of it what you put into it. So how much effort are you putting into making sure that your customer service and sales practices are top notch? Do you have training and quality assurance measures in place?  If not, you might be losing out on untapped revenue.  Never fear- we have some delicious ideas for your "pudding" so you will know what to do to make sure that you are putting in what it takes to make a difference (difference= more revenue!).  

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Topics: Customer Service Skills, Customer Service, Quality Assurance, Customer Experience, Sales and Selling

Round 4: Your Customer Service Questions Answered

Katie Scheer | Jul 31, 2018 9:25:00 AM


Your customer service questions answered 

Are you ready for the 4th in this series?  Here we are covering topics of customer service efficiency, accessibility, and gaining feedback. All are imperative to your success since your customers' perspective is your business' reality. Our goal is to help ensure that your reality is one of big success, so away we go with answering your questions...

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Topics: Customer Service, Customer Service Skills, Listening, Email

You Get Your Evaluation Report From Us, Now What?

Katie Scheer | Jul 10, 2018 9:22:00 AM

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Topics: Quality Assurance, Training, Self Improvement

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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