by Nancy Friedman Do you know what the number one skill in sales and service is? I gave you a hint in the title. Listening skills. Doesn’t everyone know how to LISTEN? Sort of. Most of us ‘hear’ just fine but truly listening requires more effort? Are there any methods, tricks, ideas, tips or techniques […]
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ServiceSkills.com Releases New White Paper Educational Resource Addresses The Return On Investment of Communication Skills Training St. Louis, MO – ServiceSkills.com, a leader in web-based communication training, announces the release of a new white paper, “How Improving Communication Skills Increases Bottom Line Results.” This white paper discusses the ways communication impacts business success. Readers learn […]
By Nancy Friedman, President, Speaker, Telephone Doctor Customer Service My entire career has been focused on developing ways to help companies communicate better with their customers. Each year we run this popular article as a reminder for all. Great customer service is sought by most everyone. Businesses go out of their way to give good […]
An all new training series dealing with corporate email etiquette is now available on ServiceSkills.com. Topics range from subject lines, address lines, greetings and closing statements, composing messages, message length, emphasis tools, replying to all, best practices and much more. For a no charge demo code to test drive this course, visit ServiceSkills.com. Email Matters℠ […]
Originally published August 2012 in http://www.forbes.com After spending one year of research into every aspect of the Apple Retail Store for my book, The Apple Experience, there’s very little new information that surprises me. However, sometimes people leak information that can teach all of us a lot about running a successful business, communicating brand messages effectively, […]
By Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor Most business owners know that customers will walk – take their business elsewhere if they’re not treated as they’d like to be. But how does a business owner or manager find out what the customer really likes or dislikes? Well, your customers have told us what they may not […]
I love to read short blogs sometimes…and I love to write them too. This is one of those short ones; Blogs don’t always need to be long. It’s about strangers. And Customers We know we have paid customers We know we have internal customers We know we have potential – future customers We even know […]
Looking to build the case for the Return On Investment of customer service, management & communication training at your organization? Get the link to our free White Paper: How Improving Communication Skills Increases Bottom Line Results This nine page white paper details: the cost of poor communication the common barriers to organizational communication the importance […]
By Michael Hart Nancy Friedman, the “Telephone Doctor.” Nancy Friedman, the “Telephone Doctor” and a crowd favorite at the SEMA Show, will offer her session, “Have You Asked Your Customer to Marry You? (Are You Really Engaged?),” twice during SEMA Education Days. Friedman spoke with SEMA about what attendees can expect from her sessions. […]