Tag Archives: Staff Training

Are We Being Nice Enough?

Perhaps it seems like a silly question to ask a Canadian, given our reputation, but are we? Where we might do better is with the tourists and visitors who come to visit and take in our beautiful sights or attend … Continue reading

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Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®

If you are wanting to make changes in your life as a promise to yourself in 2017, a place to start for you might be the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®.  Understanding how you and others communicate and make decisions certainly helps … Continue reading

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Ask the Right Questions

  I had an experience recently that made me think.  Like many of us, we have a ‘beer’ fridge in our garage.  We had trouble with it last winter but the freezer section stopped working entirely this last couple of … Continue reading

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East Coast Hospitality

In a recent trip to the Maritimes I felt a difference in how I was treated as a customer.  In general terms, you were the most important person at that moment when with the business owner or store clerk.  This … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t End with the Sale

So many business people seem to be content with the sale at hand and neglect to build the relationship with the customer or client. The sale is the opportunity to engage them in conversation, learning their needs and where you … Continue reading

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Raising Employees – Part I

We all see them, the grocery clerk chewing gum like it was their last meal as they check in your groceries, the kiosk clerk playing games on their smart phones instead of making eye contact with the potential customers, or … Continue reading

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Business Etiquette?

I was using a popular site where you can place advertising for a broad variety of goods and services, when I received a strange response to an ad that was not mine.  A short time later I received an email … Continue reading

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