How Changing One Thing Revolutionized My Hiring Practice

Honest moment. Hiring and training, dealing with people’s “issues”, was one of the most frustrating parts of owning my own business. My expectation is that everyone’s reliable, comes to work on time with the right attitude, is a team player, leaves the drama at home, does their research about the…

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4 Tips for Increasing Customer Satisfaction

Four tips to increasing your customer satisfaction. How to turn a guest into a returning customer. Better yet, turn them into marketers for your business! Have a Consistently Excellent Product Create a Consistently Excellent Experience Hire Happy People Do Something “Extra” and “Unexpected” Have a Consistently Excellent Product If your…

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Make America Kind Again

We’ve got to band together to make this a HUGE movement. A huge change is needed. Political barbs aside, we do need to actively change the climate between person to person. When government, people in office, etc. talk about “winning the war on terror” and to do that we need…

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First Impressions – Part 3

Wrapping up this series of three to help your first impression be your best. After hiring you must train. How do you train this? Let’s say you hired the personality and are going to train the skill. Don’t simply rely on the “great personality” and provide no structure, guidance, or…

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First Impressions – Part 2

Excellent customer service begins with training consistency into actions. First impressions set the stage for your customer interaction. Last week we looked at some results of both poor and excellent customer service. We set the stage for you and your staff to get into the correct frame of mind by…

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