Fixing Customer Service Impediments the EASY Way

Fixing Customer Service Impediments the EASY Way

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Customer Service Expert; Founder, President, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training   Most of us know what the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE feels like. And some of us know what the Worst Customer Service Mistakes are. To make it even, we’ve compiled the ten worst customer service mistakes. Take note and don’t let these happen to you! Not Being Friendly Enough         Without exception, not being friendly is the number one customer service mistake. Customers should be treated as welcomed guests when they call or visit your company. As we’ve all experienced, sometimes we’re treated as an annoyance or an interruption.         FIX: A happy, friendly smile works wonders, whether you feel like it or not. Poor Eye Contact         Heads that twirl on a spindle when you’re working with a customer is a big mistake. Keep your eyes on the customer. It’s a sure sign the person you’re talking with isn’t holding your interest when you’re glancing all around. And they’ll notice it quickly. Obviously, making good eye contact on the phone is a bit difficult, albeit impossible. That’s where your listening skills are needed.         FIX: When you’re on the phone you need to be completely focused on the

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Top 30 Reasons Salespeople Fail

Top 30 Reasons Salespeople Fail

By Nancy Friedman – President, Founder of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training, Keynote Customer Service Speaker, Communications and Sales Your check list to being a winner. Do you or don’t you? Are you or aren’t you? It’s good to know what you’re good at and it’s extra good to know what you’re not good at. If you lack any of these sales skills – really LIFE SKILLS – there is help. Read on. * They don’t hone their skills * They’re not flexible * They’re not team players * They don’t use their sense of humor * They don’t use their imagination * They don’t listen to management * They make no effort after hours * They get too comfortable – too fast *They interrupt the customer * They don’t ask or maybe don’t understand OPEN ENDED questions * They make too many assumptions * Their mind is not on the sale * They’re not able to handle corrective criticism * They don’t have enthusiasm for life * They have poor time management skills * They don’t use their personality on the job; saving it for the weekend * They don’t have a “whatever it takes” attitude * They lose

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Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, Interview with Fred LeFebvre – WSPD Toledo, Ohio

Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, Interview with Fred LeFebvre – WSPD Toledo, Ohio

A fun (LOL) 14 minute interview with Fred LeFebvre – WSPD with Nancy. Worth the 14 minutes. Even the commercial in front of the interview is fun. (You can fast forward if you want.) Remember: If there are 100 solutions to a problem and 99 are negative, start with the positive. Thank you Rev. Geoff Rose.   The Global Salesian Leadership Symposium 2019 Mon, Oct 28, 2019, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT. The third annual Global Salesian Leadership Symposium, a life-changing program steeped in Salesian virtues, based upon the spirituality of Francis de Sales, the Gentleman Saint. GSLS will provide access and proximity to world-class thought leaders in diverse areas of innovation and industry. The event is being held at the SeaGate Center located at 401 Jefferson Ave.,  Toledo, Ohio 43604. Parking is available in the SeaGate Parking Garage located on Summit St. between Jefferson Ave and Monroe St. You can get your tickets at globalsls.org.  

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