Dealing With Difficult Customers When You Know They are Dead Wrong

Customer Service
How to Handle Difficult Customers When You KNOW They are Dead Wrong…

Throughout my career as a speaker, consultant, and customer service trainer, I’ve heard a multitude of war stories about challenging customer service situations. Let’s face it. Many customers challenge and argue with us even when they are dead wrong. Some  lie.  Some just love to give people a hard time. Some just want to “try” you. We’ve all experienced these situations in customer service scenarios. [Read more…]

Customer Experience
– United Air Lines


Here’s what is so sad about what occurred with the passenger assault on United Air Lines.  [Read more…]

Teamwork-Essential For Increased Productivity and Profitability

teamwork

The customer rules. If your entire team doesn’t excel in every aspect of the customer experience, customers will take their buying power elsewhere. Focused teamwork is essential.

Every single encounter that the customer has with your organization must be undeniably more superior to that provided by any of your competitors. If you can achieve this goal, your result will be a reputation for World-Class Customer Service and the highest levels of customer loyalty. You will also have the ability to obtain higher levels of customer advocacy, obtain more referrals, your company will benefit from advocates’ powerful word of mouth advertising, and you will see results where it counts…in your bottom line.   [Read more…]

Serious About Client Service? – Seven Steps to Improve Your Service

Are You Serious About Client Service? – Seven Steps to Improve Your Service

Are you serious about improving the level of service you now provide? Of course you are! Providing outstanding client service is an imperative for business success. This holds true whether you have 10 or 10,000 people working for you. Below are Seven Steps you can take to make a positive impression and improve the level of client service you now provide. [Read more…]

Turn Difficult Customers into Loyal Customers

Difficult Customers

One of the most challenging situations is to turn difficult customers into loyal customers. If you can do so, then you may not only gain a new loyal customer but also create an advocate for your business. When you encounter a difficult customer, instead of getting angry and defensive, be respectful, apologetic and humble. [Read more…]

Service Excellence for Customers – Get “Ritzy”

Positively Outrageous Service
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. is considered by many business experts to be the epitome of customer service excellence. In fact, the Ritz-Carlton Creed is well known and taught in many customer service seminars: “The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a place where the genuine care and comfort of our guests is our highest mission. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for our guests who will always enjoy a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambience. [Read more…]