Do you feel as though you are always running to catch up? Advisors want to deliver excellent advice, they want to see satisfied clients, and they work hard to inform themselves to be able to give this level of service. So what’s the solution?
How can you customize your client experience when you may not even know who your client really is? Attracting new clients is all about the ability for you to quickly build trust. This involves understanding your client’s personality.
What is the most common mistake that Advisors make? Hugh Massie discusses what he believes is the most common mistake of Advisors – and how this mistake can lead to loss of time, energy, strained relationships and even litigation.
Learning how to engage others properly is a professional management skill. The ones who do it well have sound judgment, pure motives, and a good understanding of human behavior.
In our conversations with service providers we regularly ask our clients: “How well do you know your clients?” On many occasions the typical response is “I know my clients pretty well– they’ve been with us for ‘x’ years”. In our experience that retort is not always the response of the service provider’s clients.
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The success of every professional services firm is driven by the need to deliver consistently superior client experiences that result in high levels of client satisfaction.
High levels of client satisfaction lead to more dynamic growth rates, greater revenue, profitability, and business valuation, higher employee retention rates and performance and a much more positive business environment.
Professional services firms have undergone a series of major transformations over the past twenty years. In the 1980s, these firms were sales organizations and employees were hired to maximize sales volume and values. For those of us who were involved in business in the 1980’s, you will recall some of the approaches we were taught – overcoming objections, closing the sale, getting the next appointment, accelerating the sales cycle, and how to sell anything to anybody. Most approaches were based on the sales person being pitted against the client and the goal was to close the sale.