Building Relationships

By Mina T.

            Building relationships is essential to become successful in life.  It is true when you make your first friend in school to when you are working in the “real world.” These connections are people who will help you learn, grow, and succeed to what you are working towards to. Blinds To Go will help you with that in the Management Training Program.

In Blinds To Go, you have to work on building relationships with everyone around you from your colleagues to your customers or clients. When you first start out, you have to get to know your team and connect with them on some level. You always want to work in an affable environment that is supportive and positive.  Blinds To Go does provide that. They always try to hire people who are honest and open-minded.

 

Then you have to work on building relationships with your customers. Although you will only spend about 30-40 minutes with each customer, you should still build some sort of a connection. Sometimes customers need that extra bond in order to buy from you. Some of the topics you can talk about can include weather, food, décor, family, sports, or whatever it is that can get a conversation going. If you are not very personable, but are working to change that, you can always smile. That smile can make your customer happier and you just look nicer to everyone around you. Personally, that’s what I did. I try to smile all the time and everyone who I helped out with thought I was really nice and helpful. From there, I was able to get more customers by referral so bonding does help increase your sales. If you can build a relationship with customers just by spending a half hour with them, you can definitely connect with anyone.

 

You can use the skills to bond with people in your everyday life such as talking to the mailman or your neighbor.  Once you build that relationship, they can help you out in certain situations. You can also use those skills in networking events so that you can connect with other people professionally. You never know who these people might know that can help you, so start creating bonds and foraging friendships!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill out this field
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.

 

“BUILDING A GREAT COMPANY …ONE PERSON AT A TIME”

Blinds To Go wants to help you become successful! That’s why we have our award winning management training programs, to teach you valuable skills that will help you learn and grow as an individual and in a team.

THE PURPOSE OF THIS BLOG IS TO DISCUSS ALL THINGS CAREER RELATED WITHIN BLINDS TO GO. OUR EMPLOYEES WILL GIVE THEIR EXPERIENCES TO DATE, ALONG WITH SHARING HOW YOU CAN ALSO BECOME PART OF A WINNING TEAM.

 

Recent Posts

The atmosphere at Blinds To Go is completely different than my previous job. Before I worked at a large grocery…
My name is Mark. I have been an Interim Manager here at Blinds to Go for about four months and…
When I started at Blinds to Go a little less than a year ago, the importance of feedback in regards to…

 

Menu