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  • Coaching by defaultResponding only to poor performance and neglecting to drive good performance is defined as “coaching by default.” Don’t fall into this habit. Praise frequently to create an encouraging and supportive climate where employees will want to improve their performance.
  • Be sure your tone of voice is professionalYour customers listen not only to what you say, but also to how you say it. On the phone, 82% of our impressions of each other are based on our tone of voice. Whenever you’re on the phone with a customer, be sure your tone of voice is professional, friendly, upbeat, and confident. This simple [...]
  • expect-every-call-to-be-pleasant Expect Every Call to be Pleasant

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