The Conscious Design podcast b2b guest Richard Blank Costa Rica's Call Center
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Welcome to another episode of Conscious Design Podcast, today Ian welcomes Richard Blank. Richard starts off by explaining what he does and what his company is based around. Richard even talks a bit about his background. Richard and Ian both discuss the importance of culture and how it shapes the business you are trying to build in the foreign country. Richard then discusses how to properly motivate employees and what techniques he uses. Richard then mentions and recommends how to treat your employees and what are some techniques he has mastered and tried out which bring him results. Richard however mentions what is important when calling customers and what needs to be said and done to make them interested in what you are selling. Richard also mentions trust and how it is built. In the guest outro Richard invites people to check him out.
0:00 – Guest Intro
4:53 – Culture
8:26 – Motivation
14:46 – Employees
18:46 – Subscribe!
19:11 – Customers
28:48 – Trust
36:10 – Guest Outro
The Famous Buffer-Boomerang Technique with Richard Blank of Costa Rica's Call Center
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.
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