I’m truly happy. It’s a thought I had last week. I was thinking about life, with its up and downs, highs and lows and came to the realization that I am at a place in life where I accept the ebbs and flows with the knowledge that things are constantly changing. In one moment there … Continue reading Contentment: A State of Being
According to John C Maxwell, “leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another”. Leadership is about advancing others; meeting them where they are and helping them get to where they want to go. Exceptional leaders are able to influence those they lead effortlessly. These are the leaders who: … Continue reading Leaders can improve their leadership styles. Here are 3 suggestions to help.
Many companies face a challenge with engaging their employees. Some companies do not find it necessary to engage their employees on any level – why should they? Employees are being paid a salary what else do they expect? Some companies think it is something to consider but don’t exactly know what to do about it. … Continue reading Does It Make Sense to Focus On Engaging Employees?
I fell in love! It really wasn’t my intention, it just happened. It wasn’t instantaneous. When she greeted me, there didn’t seem to be any chemistry, butterflies or fireworks but after 5 minutes of experiencing her skillful touch, it happened! Her name is Thelma. Thelma is a masseuse and I would soon have firsthand knowledge … Continue reading I Fell In Love!
I have a shoe fetish! Yes I admit it. I love shoes. Recently I had the occasion to go shoe shopping which, by the way, is one of my favorite activities. As I browsed the shoe store, my eyes landed on a gorgeous pair of turquoise sling back shoes. My eyes glittered with excitement and … Continue reading If It Doesn’t Fit Don’t Force It!
We’ve talked about the importance of training, more specifically customer service training. Mahatma Ghandi makes it clear that “a customer is the most important visitor on our premises; he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is … Continue reading What Gets Measured Gets Done!
Many managers and leaders, business owners and CEO’s don’t believe that consistent and ongoing customer service training is crucial to ensuring customer satisfaction. They believe that placing an employee in a role and paying them is all that is required for employees to provide a superior level of customer service. This is a huge mistake … Continue reading Does Your Company Provide Sufficient Training for Customer Service Employees?
For many, a complaining customer, is one no business wants or needs. The complaining customer is probably speaking in harsh tones, short of patience, demanding and working on your last nerve. The average employee may not know how to handle this type of customer. In their mind, they don’t know why this customer just doesn’t … Continue reading Don’t Throw Away The Gift A Complaining Customer Provides
Is it really idealistic to believe that managers should care about their employees? Is it unrealistic to believe that when you show people they matter, they perform better? Do you think that offering employees better pay, better benefits and good management is too high a cost to pay for company success? While reading the 21 … Continue reading Do you think that offering employees better pay, better benefits and good management is too high a cost to pay for company success?
Are you tired of losing good talent? I mean after all, you took the time to hire the right fit but you can’t seem to keep them. Is there any area in your company that is experiencing high employee turnover? Have your employees seem to have lost their zeal and desire to provide excellent customer … Continue reading Are you tired of losing good employees?