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Turning things on end to achieve results!

Back to the basics

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This week’s blog will be brief but important since it should be the foundation of why you do what you do.  So often we get caught up in the day-to-day details of our businesses that we lose sight of our mission.  Based on a recent experience I am going to do my best to get back to the basics and remember why I began “Turning things on end to achieve results”  in the first place.  I suggest we all put a mental post it note up and focus on making our customers happy by providing great products or services.  If we do that, everything else should take care of itself AND I think we will all have more fun.

Below is a description of the incident that convinced me to write on this topic:

“That’s exactly what I wanted!”   I recently heard those words from a client of mine when I fulfilled an ad hoc request for him.  When I heard those words; bells, whistles and buzzers were going off in my head.  I had just heard the best thing you can hear from your customer or client – complete satisfaction in my performance.  I had met and probably exceeded his expectations.  I realized at that moment the reason I do what do.  It is not for money or prestige or any other financial reason.  I get my “kicks” by making my clients happy. 

I am certainly not going to stop billing for my services but I am going to keep customer satisfaction in the forefront of my thoughts and it will be interesting to see the results.  I encourage everyone to do the same whether you are working for someone else or have a business of your own.

Have a customer satisfaction oriented week.

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Written by pacelinebiz

January 17, 2011 at 11:36 am

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  1. Terrific advice. The customer is why we do anything and if we meet or exceed their expectations it’s a good thing.

    Kathy Murauskas

    January 24, 2011 at 11:40 am


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