How to Navigate Uncertainty for Business Success with Meridith Elliott Powell

May 11, 2023

Are you struggling to increase your sales and customer loyalty? As a business owner, you’re likely always looking for ways to grow and improve your business. One way to do that is by building strong relationships with your customers and clients.

In a recent episode of the Business Growth Show, we interviewed sales and leadership expert Meridith Elliott Powell to discuss the importance of relationship building in business. In this interview, Powell shared several insights and strategies for building strong relationships with customers and clients.

Top Ways to Navigate Uncertainty in Business: 

  • Show up consistently: Consistency is key when it comes to building strong relationships. You need to show up for your customers and clients on a regular basis, whether that means checking in with them via email or phone, sending them helpful resources, or just touching base to say hello.
  • Be a problem solver: Your customers and clients are coming to you because they have a problem that they need help solving. By positioning yourself as a problem solver, you can build trust and establish a deeper relationship with them.
  • Focus on the long term: Building strong relationships takes time and effort. Don’t be too focused on short-term gains at the expense of long-term relationships.
  • Practice active listening: When you’re interacting with customers and clients, make sure you’re really listening to them. Ask questions, repeat back what they’ve said, and show that you’re truly engaged in the conversation.
  • Be authentic: People can tell when you’re not being genuine. Be yourself, and don’t try to be someone you’re not.

By following these strategies, you can build strong relationships with your customers and clients that will not only help you grow your business but also lead to more fulfilling and satisfying relationships overall. Remember, relationship building is a long-term game, so be patient, stay consistent, and focus on providing value to your customers and clients.

Show Host: Ford Saeks, Business Growth Specialist, Keynote Speaker, Author and Consultant. Helping you find, attract, and keep your customers. Find out more about Ford