Customers

Conversation Wisdom: JOIN Global #PeopleSkillsChat July 21st

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Conversation wisdom — learning through conversation — is global Twitter #PeopleSkilsChat topic SUN. July 21st 10am EDT. Host: Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™. Join in the conversation about great conversation!

People Skills Magic to WOW Customers Teammates & Employees | #Peopleskills

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In leadership, teamwork, sales, customer service, & business overall, connecting through people skills magic matters! Insights from Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

Customer Experience Leadership: What Customers Wish We’d Do | #CX

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As we explore customer experience leadership, it’s amazing how much we learn from asking the simple question, What do customers wish we would do? The answers to this question ensure that our customer experience leadership focuses on what truly matters to customers. So let’s look at those answers! Image by Michael W. May via Flickr […]

Thanking Customers w/ These Because of You Statements || #CX #CustServ

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Thanking customers w/ more than simple thank yous is essential for business success. Thank them with because of you statements. Insights from Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

People Skills Connection: Use Names Not Ma’am Sir | #PeopleSkills

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Powerful people skills connection starts w/ using names vs. sir/ma’am. Insight fr Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™. Leadership, Sales, Customer Service

Why Be Nice to Angry Unhappy Customers? | #PeopleSkills #CustServ

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Why must we be nice to difficult unhappy customers who treat us badly? The answer is not what you think! Simple truth from Kate Nasser The People Skills Coach™ for customer service morale.

Customer Service: Turn Sudden Relationships into Bonds | #custserv #cx

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Customer service is a case of sudden relationship.. CSRs, agents, and tech support analysts build rapport while solving problems. The best use these 8 steps to overcome the lack of trust and understanding that longer term relationships enjoy.

Customer Service: The Folly of Being Defensive in Business | #custserv

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Defensiveness in business — especially in customer service — reduces trust and your brand. The critical fix fr Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™.

Customers Speak: We’ll Train You on What We Want & Deserve! #custserv

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Customers speak & agree on what we all want & deserve. Our stories are no cost customer service training if you listen! Fr The People Skills Coach™.

Customer Service Leaders: Are Your Limits Actually Roadblocks?

Every service function has certain structure & limits. Yet when customers experience useless hoops to jump through they jump ship. Here’s how to keep ’em.

Customers’ Views Breathe Life Into Always Being Right Rule

Managers use this list to guide new employees on why the customer is always right & how to serve them well. The issue is not right/wrong — it is respect for insight and beyond. Read more …

Customers’ Ethics Give Leaders a Challenge

New business owners, new leaders, and young entrepreneurs, be ready to handle surprise requests from customers that are not win-win and borderline unethical. Here are some examples and positive answers using great people-skills.

How To Handle Irate or Angry Customers, Would You Want This?

There are customer service training programs out there teaching how to handle an irate or angry customer and giving horrible advice. Do you want your CSRs and technical support reps saying this? Would you want it said to you when you are angry or irate?

The Best CSR Mindset and Training to Deal with Irate Customers

The Best CSR attitude and training for handling and dealing with irate customers is based in the ability to stay objective. Here are two surefire ways to not take customer’s anger personally.

Customers Value – Contest.

Customers Value Contest – sponsored by Kate Nasser, The People-Skills Coach. Each of two winners will receive a $30 Amazon gift card. Submission Deadline: Aug. 31, 2009. Winners announced on Twitter during National Customer Service Week which starts Oct. 5, 2009. Submit via this blog.