Train Your Advisors to Recognise Emotions

Recognising and reacting to customers’ emotions can be a great way to build rapport and turn around angry customers.

For example, if a caller sounds angry or upset, a good approach could be to say “It sounds as though you are angry or upset.” If they agree you could follow up with “That sounds really bad – why don’t you tell me about what has happened?”

You then need to be quiet and listen. This will help the caller to offload their emotions

A good check question would be to ask yourself after the call “If this was your nan, would you be happy with the outcome?”

Published On: 15th Sep 2015 - Last modified: 5th Jul 2017
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