by Nancy Friedman
When you or a team member face a challenging customer complaint, often times, that complaint is more about validating the customer’s emotions than the actual problem. Angry customers need you to acknowledge that they’ve been wronged, and they want your attention right away.
Use our ASAP technique to effectively diffuse and handle upset, angry, irate customers:
Apologize and acknowledge
Sympathize and empathize
Prepare to help.
ServiceSkills.com Releases New White Paper
Educational Resource Addresses The Return On Investment of Communication Skills Training
St. Louis, MO – ServiceSkills.com, a leader in web-based communication training, announces the release of a new white paper, “How Improving Communication Skills Increases Bottom Line Results.” This nine page white paper discusses the ways communication impacts business success.
Looking to build the case for the Return On Investment of customer service, management & communication training at your organization?
Get the link to our free White Paper:
This nine page white paper details:
- the cost of poor communication
- the common barriers to organizational communication
- the importance of investing in employees
- the benefits of communication training
- a proven solution for improving service and communication
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By Michael Hart
Nancy Friedman, the “Telephone Doctor.”
Nancy Friedman, the “Telephone Doctor” and a crowd favorite at the SEMA Show, will offer her session, “Have You Asked Your Customer to Marry You? (Are You Really Engaged?),” twice during SEMA Education Days. Friedman spoke with SEMA about what attendees can expect from her sessions.
Nancy Friedman delivered an inspiring customer service keynote presentation to the Funeral Service Association of Canada in St. John’s, Newfoundland this week.
Would you like information on Nancy’s Keynotes & Corporate Speaking for your next conference or corporate meeting?
Customer Service Expert Nancy Friedman is one of America’s most sought after Keynote presenters on the topics of client retention, loyalty and customer experience.
Five Forbidden Phrases® of Customer Service
Our all time best seller! Don’t tell customers what you can’t do, tell them what you can do. Your staff will learn the Five Forbidden Phrases® of Customer Service followed by the Positive Alternatives they should be using instead. By following the techniques in this program your team will prevent service mishaps before they occur.
Killer Words of Customer Service
This course features eight common phrases which are used innocently by customer service staff every day. Although these eight phrases are normally meant with good intentions, they have the distinct effect of damaging customer relationships. This program illustrates how to avoid the Killer Words and drives home the point that the customer’s perception is all that matters in service interactions.