The CEO Secrets for Executing Strategy Podcast. How to grow company profits nearshore. Episode 13.
On the CEO Secrets for Executing Strategy podcast, your host, Wayne Washington, encourages CEO's to share not only their expertise, but also how they achieved their success. Wayne uses a conversational approach and seeks authentic and engaging CEOs willing to share their struggles as well as their success stories.
FME CEO and CEO Secrets for Executing Strategy podcast host Wayne Washington has over three decades of managing operations, speaking, and day-to-day, in-the-trenches, running a business, Wayne’s view of operations excellence is radically different. He has learned, operations excellence is not a destination at which you arrive, but an ongoing journey in pursuit of a company’s strategic plan. Our 15 to 20-min podcast shares amazing founder stories who reveal the smartest strategies for scaling.
Your host, Wayne Washington, talks with Richard Blank of Grow Company Profits. Grow Company Profits deals with the misalignment of your strategy, culture and organization model. If you are seeing symptoms like sub-par financials, out of control growth or even internal competition then this is the place for you.
CEO Secrets for Executing Strategy Podcast has accepted Richard Blank's invitation to join the audience for a solid discussion regarding starting a company from scratch in Costa Rica as an expat. Topics discussed with Richard: advanced telemarketing strategy, conflict management, interpersonal soft skills, customer support, rhetoric, gamification, pinball machines, employee motivation, phonetic micro expression reading.
Richard’s journey in the call center space is filled with twists and turns.
When he was 27 years old, he relocated to Costa Rica to train employees for one of the larger call centers in San Jose. With a mix of motivational public speaking style backed by tactful and appropriate rhetoric, Richard shared his knowledge and trained over 10 000 bilingual telemarketers. Richard Blank has the largest collection of restored American Pinball machines and antique Rockola Jukeboxes in Central America making gamification a strong part of CCC culture.Richard Blank is the Chief Executive Officer for Costa Rica’s Call Center since 2008.
Mr. Richard Blank holds a bachelors degree in Communication and Spanish from the University of Arizona and a certificate of language proficiency from the University of Sevilla, Spain. A Keynote speaker for Philadelphia's Abington High School 68th National Honors Society induction ceremony. In addition, inducted into the 2023 Hall of Fame for Business. Giving back to Abington Senior High School is very important to Mr. Blank. As such, he endows a scholarship each year for students that plan on majoring in a world language at the university level.
We encourage you to visit one of our call centers on your next personal vacation or business trip to Central America’s paradise, Costa Rica. While you are here, we would recommend taking an extra day of your trip to visit breathtaking virgin beaches, play golf next to the ocean, try your luck at deep sea fishing, explore tropical jungles, climb volcanos or just relax in natural hot springs. Come and see for yourself why call center outsourcing in Costa Rica is a perfect solution for your growing company and a powerhouse in the BPO industry.
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