Productivity and Goal Setting

Goal setting and productivity: How they go hand in hand! It’s SO easy to become distracted and loose productivity without even being aware! I am constantly fighting it. Browser windows open, cell phone on, waiting for something to load so I pop over and open another screen (admittedly it’s probably…

Continue reading

Using the Power of Story

What a difference people can make! We’re still traveling and again I am reminded of the power of people, the power of a story to sell and create an experience. We stayed in Cortona Italy for a week, enjoyed the town for a few days, and visited surrounding hill towns…

Continue reading

Hug Your Customers – Set the Bar, Inspire, and Recharge

Busy? Feeling drained? Staff bedraggled? Feeling unmotivated? Is someone about to get on your last nerve? Normal. Completely normal. I found myself feeling this way after a tremendously busy summer season filled with weddings and many hotel guests. Between training up new employees, supporting them, and working to exceed customer…

Continue reading

Managing Your Customer Experience – what’s the big deal?

Not to sound crass but frankly, managing your Customer Experience makes you money. If you’re not making money, you’re not in business. Most definitely be passionate about your product or service, about adding value to people’s lives. Also understand that making money is one of the indicators that your business…

Continue reading

Staff Evaluation Guide

It’s a new year! goal setting, evaluating, making plans, resolutions, etc. How about a handy guide to help you with your staff? My friend who owns a Med Spa, Columbia Laser Skin Center, just returned from her annual three-day planning trip and has wrapped up end of the year evaluations…

Continue reading