It’s Always Important, but Never is Customer Service More Important Than the Holidays

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Customer Service Expert; Founder, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training   The holidays are fast approaching and with it comes hiring additional seasonal workers to meet demand, help shoppers, and increase sales. Starting on Black...
Let’s Start the Year Off Right

Let’s Start the Year Off Right

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Customer Service Speaker; President, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training   5 Sayings to Sabotage Your Business There are many, many words and phrases that can and will sabotage your business. And, chances are, your staff is...
What is the # 1 TRAIT WANTED IN AN EMPLOYEE BY AN EMPLOYER?

What is the # 1 TRAIT WANTED IN AN EMPLOYEE BY AN EMPLOYER?

One of the Golden Nuggets Customer Service tips, at our presentations is just that question.  “What’s the #1 Trait in employer wants in an Employee?”  And the audience answers are these and more… Honesty Friendliness Humor Attitude Be on time The...

10 Secrets Your Customers Won’t Tell You But We Will

By Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor; Customer Service & Communication Expert; President, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training Most business owners know that customers will walk and take their business elsewhere if they’re not treated as they’d like...

5 Frustrating Voice Mail/Cell Phone Phrases

By Nancy Friedman, Telephone Doctor® Voice mail (business or cell) remains a large frustration in this busy business world. And it’s not just voice mail. The automated attendant is also on the list. In an effort to help reduce voice mail frustration, here are the five...

7 Principles of Bad Customer Service

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Speaker, Customer Service Expert, President, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training A few years ago we surveyed a group of folks on how they felt about getting bad customer service. We found 7 common threads. We labeled them the 7...