An Essential Residential “Stage Prop” (Part II)

KickStart: When a homeowner points out a concern and/or makes a request immediately make a note of it on a clipboard.

I recently shared why a service crew leader should use a clipboard during their initial interaction with a residential client. After all…

A clipboard gives your on-site employee 1) authority, 2) confidence and 3) a built-in “teleprompter” to check their next lines in the “Homefront Service” stage play you’ve scripted!

But wait! Here’s the biggest benefit a clipboard brings to the essential homeowner-service worker relationship! DRUMROLL, PLEASE! πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆπŸŽ‡πŸŽ‰

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An Essential Residential “Stage Prop” (Part I)

KickStart: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.Β They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.”Β William Shakespeare

stage play for home service techniciansYou gotta love good, old Bill for pithily dissecting the human condition! And yep- Mr. Shakespeare’s quote above goes double for those of us working daily in our customer’s homes.

Ironically, long before I became a William Shakespeare groupie I’d often remind my in-the-home production employees they were “actors in our company’s Home Front stage play”.

Now very likely you personally have always instinctively recognized that you are “on stage playing a part” in a client’s home. However, here’s your challenge…

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