Features vs Benefits

Every team member should understand the difference between a feature and a benefit. An easy way to remember the distinction is that “features tell and benefits sell.” Let’s look at the definition: Feature: A distinction or noticeable quality Something offered as a

Customer Service vs. Common Sense?

By Nancy Friedman, Keynote Speaker, Customer Service Expert, President of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training We’ve all heard the saying: “Hey, customer service is just plain old common sense.” But then we all know, too, common sense is NOT that common.  Decided to make

6 Ways To Improve Listening Skills

by Nancy Friedman Do you know what the number one skill in sales and service is? I gave you a hint in the title. Listening skills. Doesn’t everyone know how to LISTEN? Sort of. Most of us ‘hear’ just fine but truly