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Six words to become a Trusted Advisor

Imagine you are planning an extended vacation travelling around an unfamiliar country. You spend hours searching hotel and tourism websites trying to decide where to stay and what’s worth seeing. Even after all that work you still feel like you’re taking your chances. Contrast that scenario to one where you have a close friend who has been living and travelling in that country for the past 10 years. You ask them for travel advice and they reply with 6 magic words, “Knowing you, here’s what I’d suggest…” Research – done! The lesson for anyone dealing with customers is you become a Trusted Advisor when you thoroughly understand your products and services and the customer’s unique needs. Once you reach that level of understanding, you can instill confidence with the simple phrase, “Knowing you, here’s what I’d suggest…'”

 Jeff Mowatt is a customer service strategist, award-winning speaker, and bestselling author.   For more tips, training tools or to inquire about engaging Jeff for your team visit


Today’s chuckle:

Those who jump to conclusions often land in ignorance.


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