Pay it Forward
It is a grand gesture to provide free advice and services to clients. YES, I said FREE. When you share your knowledge and guidance with a client from your area of expertise for free, it’s like “paying it forward.” It will surprise them and make them feel cared for. You will be the person they come to when they need the products and services your company offers.
Money is a great motivator but can easily take the focus off others. When our focus is on helping others, we will find greater satisfaction, and in the end, our business will be better for it. Paying it forward will actually help you see more success in your business.
"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others."
— Brian Tracy —
Be honest with your clients! If you don’t provide a service they need, don’t be afraid to send them to the competition. They will most often gain greater respect for you and your company. Even tell them to mention that you sent them over there! Not only will it shock your competition, they may refer someone to your business when a client seeks a service you provide, but they do not.
Acts such as these will increase trust and brand loyalty. It always pays off to put others first. This principle works in every area of your life and is an unselfish yet satisfying way to live.