Category Archives: Respect

Effective leaders don’t DEMAND respect; they COMMAND it.

Engaging Your People – Part 2 of 6

Last week, we talked about how to make the WOWplace safe for people to engage and contribute. This week’s topic focuses on Rule #2: a WOWplace is RESPECTFUL. We all work hard to be respected… and to show respect to … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #49: Be the WOW in a World Full of OWs!

Tip #49: Be the WOW in a world full of OWs! Correct something that someone else has done wrong. Even if you weren’t the cause, if there’s a way you can be the solution, you will create a WOW. Things … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #48: Change the Conversation

Tip #48: Change the conversation Get customers involved with helping you identify and create WOWs for them. When you ask people what will cause them to be WOWed, you can hit the mark more often than if you guess. My … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Creating WOW Customer Service Through Organized Systems!

How bad is it that our lawn service company came by recently and knocked on our door to “sell us their services” because our lawn was in such bad shape? First, it’s unreal that our lawn looks this bad. Second, it’s even … Continue reading

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WOW Customer Service – What’s the Right Choice?

Choice #1: Call late or no show? The plumber The appliance repairman The paver installer The house painter The tile installers The furniture delivery/installation crew Almost all of the above tradesmen have been a “no-show” on us. One came at … Continue reading

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The Nuances That Create Customer Service… or Customer Nightmares

With all the customer service knowledge, advice, articles, blog posts and other tools out there available for us to use, you’d think customer service would be improving as a general rule. There are “pockets” of exceptional customer service, with some companies doing an … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Show Respect – by GOING FIRST

When it comes to respect, I have two words for you: GO FIRST We all want to be shown respect; it’s a natural human condition. However, too often when we hear about respect (or a lack thereof), it’s because someone is … Continue reading

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Here’s Wishing You a WOW Holiday!

Just a quick message to thank all of my blog subscribers, clients, friends and family members who have supported my work and who always encourage me to continue. I treasure you all! And as we go throughout this season and … Continue reading

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Gratitude Begins in the Home (Office)

As we gather around the dinner table at this time of Thanksgiving, it is customary for family members to take turns describing what we’re most grateful for. We thank friends and loved ones for their love and support throughout the year. … Continue reading

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Homeless Shelter Cafeteria is Turned Into a 5-Star Restaurant!

WOW… take a look at what happened when, through donations of time, talent and a relatively small amount of money, the cafeteria in this homeless shelter was turned into a 5-star restaurant! (If you’re viewing this post in an e-mail … Continue reading

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