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Client for Life: Evolving from an Expert-for-Hire to an Extraordinary Adviser



An Innovative Blueprint for Enduring Client Relationships rnMore than 15 million people in this country earn their livings by serving clients, and their numbers are growing every day. Unfortunately, far too few develop the skills and strategies needed to rise to the top in a world where clients have almost unlimited access to information and expertise. Supported by more than one hundred case studies and wisdom gleaned from interviews with dozens of leading CEOs and prominent business advisors, Clients for Life identifies what clients really want and lays out the core qualities that distinguish the client advisor -- an irreplaceable resource -- from the expert for hire -- a tradable commodity. rnExperts are specialists; advisors become deep generalists who have broad perspective.rnExperts are for hire; advisors have selfless independence, balancing client devotion with objectivity and detachment.rnExperts have professional credibility; advisors develop deep personal trust.rnExperts analyze; advisors synthesize and bring big-picture thinking to the table.rnExperts supply expertise and information; advisors are educators who provide insight and wisdom.rnrnPortraits of history's most famously successful advisors, including Machiavelli, Sir Thomas More, and J. P. Morgan, underscore these timeless qualities that modern professionals need to develop to excel in today's competitive environment.


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Call Number
47 CLI jag
Publisher Fireseide : New York.,
Collation
272 p.; 21.2 cm
Language
English
Classification
47 CLI jag
ISBN/ISSN
978-0-6848-7030-4
Edition
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