Uploaded: Dec 6 2022
Christina Canters: Do you have an example, Richard, of like a personal example of where you had to chip away at, you know, you know, collect the dimes as you say, in order to get that final end result that you wanted?
Richard Blank: Sure, and I was actually able to give myself major momentum in the beginning. Two things I did when I like to prospect companies, I use my anonymity to my advantage.
Not for the whole call, cuz that's shady, but my first impression is not to ask for your. Or to, you know, trip up on my intro. Usually I like to do a company name spike and I'll ask how the company is doing. So at least it sounds like a mystery shopper. I've been there before and it really reduces any sort of defense from a gatekeeper or filter.
Christina Canters: Wait, can I just pause you there, Richard? Sorry. So who I need you to really like, like take me through this process. So who's the person you're speaking with initially?
Richard Blank: Anybody. But if it's a first time impression for a secretary or a gatekeeper answering a call, right? A gatekeeper to a, the security guard or a elevator attendant up front, or even the president themselves.
Stand Out Get Noticed podcast (The C Method Episode 283) has accepted Richard Blank's invitation to join the audience for a solid discussion regarding moving abroad and starting a company from scratch in Costa Rica. Christina Canters discusses with Richard advanced telemarketing strategy, conflict management, interpersonal soft skills, customer support, rhetoric, gamification, employee motivation, phonetic micro expression reading and INXS.
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