Wow, what happened to 2012? A blink of the eye and it’s over. What about all those things you wanted to accomplish? Did you get them done? Well the New Year is here and now is the time to regroup. In front of you is a clean slate…a new beginning …a fresh start. So what … Read moreAnother Year Has Come and Gone
Today I want to talk about another important part of building a business relationship. It’s all about respect! If you want a strong relationship with a customer, or anyone for that matter, it is imperative that you show that person respect. Do simple things like the following: Show up to a meeting on time or … Read moreRespect is Key
While watching the last day of this year’s British Open, one of the announcers, and I apologize for not remembering who it was nor who he was quoting from, but he said this: “Don’t let golf determine your attitude, rather let your attitude determine your golf.” Being a golfer myself and watching other golfers’ reactions … Read moreIt’s All About Attitude
In my previous career, I was on the technical side of the company I worked for. Back then, it was unusual for a woman to be in the engineering arena and I feel like I broke some ground for other women who followed. There were times when it was just fine, but there were other … Read moreChoose Your Words Wisely
Ever have a client ask you a question… and you don’t know the answer? I have many times and it can be embarrassing, since you are supposed to be the expert in your field. But there is one word that can turn this situation into a positive experience with your customer. Honesty! There is never … Read moreHonesty is the Best Policy
Hi there. The Copywriting Butler here again with some more insights on improving business relationships. If you want to laugh really hard, get yourself a copy of Shawna Schuh’s CD set called Relational Results. Shawna is a Certified Professional Speaker and has a great way of telling stories to get her point across. She uses … Read moreAttitude Counts
Have you ever heard of the 100/0 Principle? It’s a wonderful concept. I’m just finishing a great book by Al Ritter called, The 100/0 Principle, The Secret Of Great Relationships. In the book, he describes how giving 100 percent to a relationship and expecting nothing in return is “the simplest, most direct and most effective … Read moreWhat is the 100/0 Principle?
Hi friends! Welcome to The Copy Butler’s Blog! I’m going to use this blog to share information on professional development with an emphasis on how to build and strengthen business relationships. People are key to any business, and if you don’t have a relationship or connection with them, they won’t feel comfortable doing business with … Read moreWelcome to The Copy Butler’s Blog!
“At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water; comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive.” The above quote came from a book I just read by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson from Simple Truths. While reading it, it really resonated with me. Why did it strike a … Read moreWhy 212°
Since today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I thought it would be appropriate to use a quote from him. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” I love this quote and have it on the top of my computer where I see it daily. How many times … Read moreTaking the First Step is Always Scary!