« The Net Of Influence (Summary) | Main | Ways To Define Relationships With Evidence Of Action »

Sharpen Customer Relationship Weapons With Action

"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." -- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus [Motivational Quotes of the Day]

Are you facing your competition unprepared? The business wars of tomorrow will be NOT be fought with the weapons of today. You don't have to be part of the natural decay of good businesses who just needed to so something with the resources available to them.

Arm your company with the right business intelligence, actionable tools, and the flexibility to test new ideas against what you already do well. Focus your efforts on understanding customers and why they buy the solutions you offer. Use this insight to adapt the tools of today to be better suited for the challenges you face tomorrow.

Uncertainty is removed when you have a clear plan for cultivating customer relationships and a framework that attracts talented employees. It's not what you know as much as what you do with the knowledge you already have. With a foundation of action, new knowledge propels your business forward.

What are you doing today with the tools you have to prepare for tomorrow? At the time of this writing, I've shared with you over 377 how-to articles that give you step-by-step plans to turn customer relationships into sustainable profits. Also available is a catalog of actionable reports, workbooks, and resources to produce specific plans for your organization.

Who owns the frustration of future uncertainty? You may not want to hear this, but the individual who don't use the resources available to them today will fail tomorrow. Of course, too many choices often leads to no choice at all. So first, focus on your objectives and taking one action today.

What action should you take? Start with a commitment to your company that you will be open to new ideas, be rigorous about testing, and preserve your own best practices. Ask questions of your staff, introduce them to the tools I share here, and demand they think about how present actions produce future results.

I can't make you do this, it is truly up to you. Smart companies, who will be tomorrow leaders, focus on the application of strategic relations. These companies will eat your lunch if you're not doing the same.

This is a difficult message to accept, but one to consider before your gates are stormed and you're wondering where all the customers have gone.

© 2004-2010 Building Business Relationships, All rights reserved.

Justin Hitt helps technical services firms strategically dominate their competition with tested methods designed to turn business relationships into profits guaranteed. For specific business development strategies that grow your business, visit https://www.justinhitt.com/

/ business-strategy | management-strategy /

By Justin Hitt at March 14, 2004 1:22 PM  Subscribe in a reader

418



Home | Featured Articles | Glossary of Terms | Subject Index | Site Map | Editorial Calendar | About us | Contact us

Center for Strategic Relations, Dept IUN,
1123 Spruce St #3123, Martinsville, VA 24115-3123

24-Hour Phone/Fax Hotline: +1 (877) 207-3798

© 2001-2023 JWH Consolidated LLC dba Center for Strategic Relations, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Sitemap.