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  • 1. SERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR WORKSHOPS Mateffy and Company Workforce Re- Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net Engaging Public Sector Professionals1
  • 2. Service Skills in the Public SectorSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Training Workshops Becoming More Motivated and Engaged In Your Work 3 Delivering Gracious Service 4 Motivation and the Telephone: Courtesy Skills 5 Serving Resistant Customers 6 Staying Service Motivated 7 The Changing Face of Public Service 8 Training with a Purpose 9 Workshop Components 10 Who is Mateffy and Company? 11 Our Passion To offer compelling ways to fully engage our clients’ leaders, employees, and customers. Since 1987, we’ve had the pleasure of crafting development programs for many of the world’s leading public and private sector clients.   Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 2 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 3. Becoming More Motivated and Engaged InSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Your Work Training Workshop Description: Topics: This dynamic 1/2 day personal growth Through this interactive workshop, you’ll: experience will show you how to discover • Learn what it takes to build a fully what really drives you to be your best at engaged, truly motivating work life. work. It will change the way you look at your job. and give you time to refocus and plan for • Complete the Mateffy & Company What a more fulfilling future. Motivates & Engages You At Work? Assessment©. • Become more engaged immediately by Using fun and powerful accelerated adult creating and applying a practical learning skills such as mind mapping, engagement process. attention density, moments of insight, and brain pattern redevelopment, participants are finding this workshop extremely interactive, compelling, and in many cases, life changing. Take the first step toward a more engaged and purposeful work life. If you’re interested in helping your people come alive at work, host the Mateffy & Company How To Become More Motivated & Engaged In Your Work Workshop©. This workshop will be customized with your people’s engagement challenges. Audience: Client Comment: All staff who want a practical way to Jack spoke to our group. He was nothing short of riveting - the group was positively energized! The become re-engaged with their jobs and passion Jack brings and that he calls forth in others is purpose for work. absolutely infectious. The message is simple - understand what you are passionate about and make Details: sure you feed that passion. Driving from your passion • One half day. is like Strength Builders on steroids! Jack is: Passion Personified! Customer Service Department Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 3 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 4. Delivering Gracious ServiceSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Training Workshop Description: • Okay I get it, but what about service skills? In today’s competitive markets, differentiating • You had me at hello: what do you say first? your organization by providing high quality • 10 kindnesses to offer the public. service is the key to satisfying the public. • Five approaches for drawing in customers. Extending consistently excellent service also • Serving graciously over the telephone. builds a direct road to improved cusromer • Dial 13 for customer service: overcoming satisfaction results. So, is there a different technologies that don’t serve customers. way to look at helping your customers and • When customers need to hear a human will it build a culture of world-class service? being on the line. • Help customers become better customers. Delivering gracious service is a big step • How to use creative service solutions. forward in customer care. Gracious service is demonstrating a heart felt passion to serve customers. The Delivering Gracious Service Workshop provides public service professionals with new ways to show their consideration and willingness to deliver outstanding service. Topics: • Our heritage of gracious service. • The difference between knowing how to serve and wanting to serve. This workshop will be customized with your • Discovering your passion for helping others. service standards and challenges. • Why employees find it hard to reveal their passion for serving customers. • Building a gracious service culture. Audience: Client Comment: Service staff who want a dynamic way of Your enthusiasm, coupled with your vivacious looking at their profession and who would manner, were inspirational to our Customer like to build a new set of skills to enhance Service Representatives. Based on a recent their ability to serve others. Gallup Survey, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Customer Service Representatives received a 5 star rating, which I feel is a direct Details: reflection on staying motivated through your • One half to one day, depending on client service skills seminar. needs Tony C., Operations Manager Customer Service Center Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 4 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 5. Motivation and the TelephoneSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Training Workshop Description: • Graciously putting callers on hold. For many of us, the telephone is our most • Writing useful telephone messages. common communication tool. Large portions • What to put into your voice mail. of our working days are spent saving time, • Building active listening skills. money, and energy by using cell and land • Analyzing your environment. lines. However, without proper training, • Cell phone courtesy. employees can become frustrated and • Ideas to improve your professional image stressed by the telephone. The Motivation over the phone. and the Telephone Seminar can help your • Using professional language. staff develop the right skills to build their • Helping long-winded callers. confidence and keep callers calling. • Serving internal customers. • Handling angry and emotional callers. This seminar equips participants with the • Five ways to reduce your telephone stress. skills they need to project a polished, professional image over the telephone. A fast-paced, three-hour presentation, the seminar can be delivered twice in one day to train your entire staff. Topics: • What do callers expect from you over the telephone? • The goal of serving others. This workshop will be customized to meet • Five results of building trust. • Your greeting. your organization’s telephone courtesy challenges. • Things that drive callers crazy. • How to handle incoming calls. Request a no-cost, no-obligation proposal. Audience: Client Comment: Anyone who uses the telephone to serve I was extremely impressed with your internal and external customers and who workshop “Motivation and the Telephone.” wants to project a polished, caring, and You reflected knowledge of your audience professional image while doing so. and the needs of the employees, and your delivery related to their culture, environment, and specialized needs. You created a Details: learning environment that was interesting, • One half to one day, depending on client fun, and effective. needs Diana H., Sr. Human Resources Rep. Hennepin County, Minnesota Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 5 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 6. Serving Resistant CustomersSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Training Workshop Description: • Pitfalls of aggressive/hostile attitudes. Repeatedly working with resistant, angry, • How to avoid passing off angry customers and/or disappointed customers while staying to your manager. calm and confident is far from easy. Being • How to use non-verbal communication to the bearer of bad news opens service reinforce your message. professionals up to many, often stressful, • Trust-building responses. reactions from customers. • How to influence tough customers. • Statements that put customers at ease. So, how do you prepare yourself to serve • How to prepare for face-to-face resistant customers? Are there practical ways interactions. to disarm volatile service situations? How do • When should you disengage with a you reduce the emotional fallout that results customer? from working with difficult customers? • Five ways to recharge your service batteries. This essential learning opportunity will help service professionals in the public sector project a calm, courteous, and confident image while facing demanding, resistant, and sometimes disrespectful customers. Topics: • When trust is on the line. • Why customers become resistant. • How we can make it tough on customers. • Top four service-related complaints from This workshop will be customized with your customers. organization’s resistant and difficult customer challenges. • Pitfalls of passive and/or apathetic attitudes. Request a no-cost, no-obligation proposal. Audience: Client Comment: Anyone who works with tough customers Your enthusiasm and insight into maintaining and needs the tools to prepare for and customer service motivation by our staff was respond to all types of resistant and excellent. You really started off our difficult clientele. conference on an upbeat note with a positive message that everyone needs in this Details: industry. • One half to one day, depending on client Gary D., General Manager needs. Minneapolis Convention Center Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 6 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 7. Staying Service MotivatedSERVICE SKILLS IN THE PUBLIC SECTORWORKSHOPS Training Workshop Description: • Why does one bad customer ruin the day? One of the most difficult tasks in our • The demotivation checklist. professional lives is staying focused on • The power of visualization. serving customers. Even the best employees • Not letting difficult customer control you. can become frustrated and stressed by the • Five practical ways to stay in control. constant needs of callers/customers. When • Teaching customers how to get the most that stress is added to other demands of the from you. job, it can quickly become demotivating. • Combating the physical affects of service stress. In the Staying Service Motivated Workshop, service professionals develop a plan for staying motivated while working with customers. This fast-paced presentation can be presented twice in one day to train your entire staff. It will develop the skills customer- driven professionals need to maintain a service mindset. Topics: • Leaving your bag of life at the door. • Serving as a profession. • Why service expectations are changing. • The true goal of service. • Responding to service moments of truth. • 10 value-building ideas that impact service. This workshop will be customized with your • Staying motivated: whos job is it, anyway? organization’s service motivation challenges. • Planning for motivation. • Six steps for developing a personal Request a no-cost, no-obligation proposal. motivation plan. Audience: Client Comment: Service professional who need to stay Several members of our team were familiar with focused on and motivated to serve their Mateffy and Company and felt you would do an customers. excellent job, and you did! Your topic was “Staying Service Motivated” and it was very well Details: done. You took the extra time to contact some of our attendees to find out more about them so • One half to one day, depending on client needs. you could personalize it for our group. Mr. Lee Nelson, President MN Chapter of the National Association of Government Purchasers Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-7253 7 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 8. The Changing Face of Public Service Training Workshop Description: • What happened to citizenship? Anyone who says that serving citizens is no • Practicing Active Listening to build trust. different than serving customers at a retail • Six steps for developing a personal store, hasn’t ever dealt with your citizens. motivation plan. One big distinction is that customers of a • When one bad constituent ruin the day. city, county, or state agency think they have • What to do when taxed to the limit. already paid the bill. You know this when you • 10 Secrets to improving internal customer hear, Listen, I pay my taxes... service. • Not letting difficult customer control you. If you work in public sector service, attending • Five practical ways to stay in control. The Changing Face of Public Service • Emotional management skills that put you Workshop is a great way to recharge your in control. batteries. Not only will you be reminded of • Leaving work at work: combating the the important role you play helping citizens, physical affects of service stress. you’ll also learn powerful ways to defuse and gain control during challenging service situations. Cities, counties, and state agencies across the nation have used this workshop to encourage and reward their staff members. Topics: • What makes serving the public different from all other kinds of service work. • Serving on the front line. • Why the public can be difficult to serve. • How we can make it difficult to be served. This workshop will be customized with your • Five great ways to help customers at a organization’s service motivation challenges. service desk. Request a no-cost, no-obligation proposal. • 10 value-building ideas that impact service. Audience: Client Comment: Public sector service professional who Your approach in presenting this material was need to be reminded of the critical role exceptional and enhanced the training they play in helping, guiding, educating, experience for our employees. Seminar topics presented were timely, informative and and defusing their many and often presented in such a way as to really capture the demanding constituencies. key points of true customer service in the public Details: sector. John E., Assistant to the City Manager • One half to one day, depending on client The City of Coon Rapids, MN needs Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-72538 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 9. Training with a PurposeMateffy and Company training experiences are structured to meet these goals:• To put the participant at the center of learning. This makes the learner responsible to participate in the training and use the new knowledge and skills developed afterward.• To present new information in engaging, interactive, meaningful ways. Rather than endless lecture that bores the trainees and wears out the trainer, Mateffy and Company classroom training sessions are filled with opportunities for participants to work with and retain the content. Materials are written with a sense of humor that keeps the learner motivated and involved.• To build connections between the training session and real life. Nobody wants to spend precious training dollars providing information for information’s sake. To change behavior and motivate employees, new information has to translate into practical, real life action. Throughout the training sessions, participants plan how they will use the skills they build the minute they return to their workstations. The result is trackable behavior change that justifies dollars spent.• To be fun with a purpose. Too often people greet the idea of training with the grim expectation of mind numbing hours spent stuck in a chair. By getting people up and moving, challenging their creativity, and allowing them the chance to have some fun along the way, we create a learning experience that boosts retention.• To provide opportunities to share expertise. We believe that in any given room of participants, there is a vast reservoir of experience, ideas, and practical solutions to common challenges. We create training that builds in plenty of opportunities to tap this reservoir through discussions, exercises, and network building.Along with award-winning training program creation and delivery, we also offer:• Candidate competency evaluation tools.• Coaching services for leaders.• Engagement level measuring tools.• Candidate interviewing worksheets.• Keynote presentations.• Organizational development surveys.• Printing, assembly, and distribution services.• Script writing.• Training program review services.• Videotape production.• Writing and editing services. Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-72539 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 10. Workshop ComponentsWe are dedicated to designing and delivering comprehensive workshops and training programs thatsave you time and money while exceeding your objectives. With any Mateffy and Company workshopyou select, you can choose from a number of workshop components:Planning and Development Meetings Here we learn about your organizations’s expectations, culture, and learning objectives. Throughout the design process, these meetings keep you in touch with the project’s status and provide opportunities for input.Pre-workshop Assignments and Assessments The completion of pre-workshop assignments and self assessments is part of the design of many of our workshops. These thought-provoking assignments draw participants into the training by having them think about the topics before the sessions begin. As a result participants:  Increase their interest before and participation during workshops.  Ask much more pointed questions and expect practical, applicable answers.  Tend to use and retain the information for longer periods.Workshop Delivery Only highly qualified training facilitators who are topic experts will deliver your workshop. You choose the time and place, and we’ll be there!E-mail Flyer We customize each workshop announcement flyer with your logo and all the workshop details. All you do is forward it to participants.Pre-training Calls These calls to participants and subject matter experts help us build a workshop tailored to their specific needs and work realities. Clients tell us this makes all the difference in how the information is received and, ultimately, used.Participant Workbook Each workshop includes a participant workbook that contains teaching point recaps, exercises, worksheets, a place for taking notes, and a list of additional resources on the subject at hand.Videotaping Rights These rights allow you to videotape the workshop for your exclusive use afterwards. These videotaping rights convert the session from a one-time event to a program that can be used repeatedly for training new employees or performance development. Our clients have saved thousands of dollars and built training libraries when using this component.Workshop Evaluation and Measurement Tools These record participants’ initial response to the training and behavioral outcomes weeks after the training. Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-725310 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net
  • 11. Who is Mateffy and Company?Serving clients for over 20 yearsSince 1987, Mateffy and Company has designed, created, and presented employee developmentand video-based training programs for clients around the world. We are unique in the industrybecause our work has centered around finding ways to engage the employees and customers of ourclients. We’ve had the pleasure of creating custom programs for over 300 cities, counties, state andfederal agencies, including:• City of Kansas City, MO • Minnesota Community Education Directors• City of Minneapolis, MN • Minnesota County and City Managers Association• City of Saint Paul, MN • Minnesota Golf Course Superintendents• City of San Diego, CA Association• Dakota County, MN • National Institute of Government Purchasers• Hennepin County, MN • State of Minnesota• Hillsborough County, FL • The United State Air Force• Los Angeles County, CA • The United States Library of Congress• Minneapolis Convention Center • The Veterans AdministrationAdditional workshops from Mateffy and Company include: Mateffy and Company Workforce Re-Engagement Solutions 952-994-725311 mateffyco.com mateffyco@frontiernet.net

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