Hello April on blossom tree

New financial year April – Learning and development budgets

April marks the new financial year for many and the start of a new budget. The news on the economic front is positive at the moment, and so many organisations are looking to invest in the most expensive asset they have in the business – the people. This is one of my favourite quotes regarding…

Customers appreciate honesty

Customer Service disaster. Sometimes things go wrong. And often in clusters. Have a plan. Follow our checklist to make sure you cover the bases and respond to it professionally and proactively. My customer service disaster a few years ago taught me a few valuable lessons. Not least of which is that if you hold your hands up and apologise to your customer, it often helps diffuse the situation.

Telephone skills masterclass 27th April 2017 – Northampton

Telephone skills masterclass – 1 day training course covering many of the key aspects of telephone communication skills for improving relations with customers. Reception, internal sales, customer service, sales administrators, telesales, telemarketing and customer retention teams can all benefit from this wisdom.. Covering building rapport using questioning & listening + more. All our courses are interactive, engaging & dare we say it – Fun?!

Customer Service masterclass 15th – 16th November 2016 – Leicester Northampton

Customer service masterclass – 15th & 16th November. 2 days covering key aspects of telephone communication skills for customer service, contact centre & customer retention teams. Covering dealing with difficult and demanding customers, building rapport using questioning & listening + more. All our courses are interactive, engaging & dare we say it – Fun?!

Telephone skills masterclass 17th May 2016 – Leicester

Telephone skills masterclass – 1 day training course covering many of the key aspects of telephone communication skills for improving relations with customers. Reception, internal sales, customer service, sales administrators, telesales, telemarketing and customer retention teams can all benefit from this wisdom. Covering building rapport using questioning & listening + more. All our courses are interactive, engaging & dare we say it – Fun?!

Telephone skills masterclass 10th May 2016 – Birmingham

Telephone skills masterclass – 1 day training course in Birmingham covering many of the key aspects of telephone communication skills for improving relations with customers. Reception, internal sales, customer service, sales administrators, telesales, telemarketing and customer retention teams can all benefit from this wisdom.. Covering building rapport using questioning & listening + more. All our courses are interactive, engaging & dare we say it – Fun?!

Outsourcing telephone account management – SMEs

Outsourcing some element of telephone based account management is an effective way of maintaining dialogue with customers – both present and past for limited investment. And think what the marketplace feedback would tell you. And you just might sell some more products and services on the back of it.

Telephone skills masterclass 4th May 2016 – Cambridge

Telephone skills masterclass – 1 day training course covering many of the key aspects of telephone communication skills for improving relations with customers. Reception, internal sales, customer service, sales administrators, telesales, telemarketing and customer retention teams can all benefit from this wisdom.. Covering building rapport using questioning & listening + more. All our courses are interactive, engaging & dare we say it – Fun?!

Telephone skills to help your field based sales team

Telephone skills for field based sales teams is a vital part of the armoury. To close deals, to set their own appointments, to follow-up proposals, to qualify prospects. And yet most never have any training. It can be seen as just as an extension of face-to-face selling. Which it isn’t as the majority of sales people will tell you! Invest in a little training and help your team increase their effectiveness – all from the ease of their desks.

How you can tell 40 plus things about somebody from as little as 6 words

The power of vocal tone and energy can’t be underestimated. It is one of the liveliest modules on our training courses for both customer service and telesales / telemarketing. Demonstrating how NOT to deliver lines and then characterising them as vocal ‘colours’ is one of the enduring parts of the course according to the delegates. Ensure your vocal tone and energy is giving the correct impression to your customers.