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More about our Clients’ Client philosophy

by Rick Baker
On Dec 13, 2021
Business consultants, coaches, and advisors help their Clients run their businesses more competitively.
 
Business consultants, coaches, and advisors help their Clients deliver more Value to their Clients.
 
You can do this too.
 
In fact, there’s a strong argument to be made, you better do this too.
 
You can help your Clients deliver more Value to their Clients.
 
That’s one aspect of our Clients’ Client philosophy.
 
Here are a few things to consider as you plan the Value you will deliver to your Clients:
  • How might you help your Clients improve the quality of their products and services?
  • How might you help your Clients improve the delivery of their products and services?
  • How might you help your Clients increase their sales?1
  • How might you help your Clients find better suppliers?
  • How might you help your Clients reduce their costs?
  • How might you help your Clients improve their cash flow?
As you consider these and other things you can do to help your Clients, view these things from 2 perspectives:
  1. Your products & services: make sure they contain the stuff that helps your Clients deliver Value to their Clients
  2. Your Strengths: make sure you lever your corporate Strengths and your personal Strengths to help your Clients deliver Value to their Clients [be a trusted advisor]
Footnote:
  1. Of course, the best way to do this is to bring Clients to your Clients…that’s half the Clients’ Clients philosophy. Your skill in this area is the thing that will truly differentiate you from your competition.

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Clients' Clients Philosophy | Marketing | Sales | Spirited Leaders

Have you ever asked your customers what they would like you to measure?

by Rick Baker
On Apr 5, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

You probably think about what your customers want.

You probably measure what you think your customers want.

But, do you ever ask your customers what they want you to measure?


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Marketing | Measure & Monitor | Questions?: The Art of Asking Good Questions | Sales | Thought Tweets

Social Media provides an excellent opportunity to say what you say instead of do what you do.

by Rick Baker
On Mar 22, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Are you hunkering down over anti-social media?

Some thoughts about Fake Work.

...yes...pots do call kettles black.

Tags:

Humour | Marketing | Thought Tweets

In business, the best relationships are built when pleasant personalities exchange interesting ideas.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 4, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

And, of course, the ideas contain value and there's following through on commitments.

Link to Thought Tweet #278

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Communication: Improving Communication | Marketing | Sales | Thought Tweets

If you want to hit a grand slam in business, use your WOMBAT.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 28, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

WOMBAT

Word Of Mouth Business Acquisition Team

Tags:

Humour | Marketing | Sales | Thought Tweets

People want to hear positive messages…give them what they want...deliver some positive messages.

by Rick Baker
On Apr 18, 2020

The Thinking Behind the Tweet

We tested positive and negative marketing messages. We tried both "in these tough economic times" and "to build for the future". We found our positive messages were twice as successful as our negative messages. So we work to keep our communications on the positive side of centre.

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