Entries by Bob Simpson

Using Communication DNA For Lead Generation

Do you ever find yourself thinking about how to generate leads from your lead generation activities? Although most advisors generate the bulk of their new leads from client referral, they usually have other business development programs to enhance the growth rate of their business.? These lead generation activities range from the more traditional methods, such […]

Superior Client Satisfaction

The success of every professional services firm is driven by the need to deliver consistently superior client experiences that result in high levels of client satisfaction.

High levels of client satisfaction lead to more dynamic growth rates, greater revenue, profitability, and business valuation, higher employee retention rates and performance and a much more positive business environment.

Professional services firms have undergone a series of major transformations over the past twenty years. In the 1980s, these firms were sales organizations and employees were hired to maximize sales volume and values. For those of us who were involved in business in the 1980s, you will recall some of the approaches we were taught ? overcoming objections, closing the sale, getting the next appointment, accelerating the sales cycle, and how to sell anything to anybody. Most approaches were based on the sales person being pitted against the client and the goal was to close the sale.