Web Extras – Customer Communicator

The following materials compliment your current issue of Customer Communicator. Print. Read. Enjoy.

March 2014

Are you an effective listener? — To be able to listen effectively is a critical skill for customer service people. To assess your skills, try this listening skills self-quiz and keep in mind the recommendations of Joe Takash, author of Results Through Relationships.

November 2013

Giving thanks — The Customer Communicator newsletter suggests that we use the Thanksgiving season as a time to show our appreciation to coworkers. Here are some do’s and don’ts for showing your appreciation.

Do what you can to create a culture of motivation in the workplace — In this month’s issues of The Customer Communicator and SkillSharpener, Dr. Bob Nelson of RecognitionPRO offers suggestions to reps on how they can motivate themselves and to managers on how they can create a culture of motivation. In the following excerpt from Nelson’s 1501 Ways to Reward Employees, he offers additional advice to managers on how they can leverage low-cost recognition tools for the greatest impact.