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Pampered Chef: Host Coaching I dropped the ball on a host!

  1. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Okay since the beginning of the year I haven't been as organized as I was before in my business. I just remembered today that I have a catalog show host who I have never contacted!!! She confirmed via voicemail that she wanted to do a catalog show. Now I cannot even remember if I sent her host packet (I think I did because she has a long address and I swear I remember writing it recently)! I am going to call her tonight but not sure what to exactly say. I honestly cannot even remember if it was a February or March show (pretty sure it was March for the new catalog!). I am currently working on getting myself more organized but cannot believe I dropped the bal this bad!
     
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  2. nldavis321

    nldavis321 Member Gold Member

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    I an excel spread sheet for this reason! lol Name, Address, Host, Type of Show, Start Date, Closing Date, Packet sent, 1st call, etc.....

    It really helps!!!

    Sounds like you have a plan in place. Contact her tonight and tell her you were just checking in. Honesty really is the best policy. Let her know you have been a little scattered and apologize for not contacting her sooner. She will more than likely understand.
     
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  3. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Do you use it electronically or do you just print one off per month? Do you mind posting it? I currently use the HO Host information sheet but I find myself using those less and less so something that would have just the generic information on it may work better.
     
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  4. pcsharon1

    pcsharon1 Veteran Member Gold Member

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    I personally just started doing the Power Hour System but the host checklist that I got when I purchased the kit didn't work well for me so I made a new one. I will attach it here and if it helps anyone that is great. Also, let me know if you find something that would improve it - I always love suggestions.

    On the same note, I totally dropped a catalog show host recently myself. And I mean totally. The receptionist at my sons pediatricians office said she would take a catalog and see what she could do and I gave it to her in mid-January. last week I was driving through that town on my way out of town for a funeral (I don't go through that town often) and it hit me that I never got back in touch with her. I picked up the phone and called her right then. I apologized over and over and told her I would give her a cookbook as an extra bonus if she still had orders. She wasn't upset and had had a death in the family that had put her off a little while herself. Anyway, she has some orders and I am collecting them today. Don't know how much it is but honesty is definately the best policy. And I won't make that mistake again. It was a learning experience. At the same time, she is the first host I have every forgotten in over 10 years so I don't feel like I'm a complete failure.
     

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  5. pamperedpals

    pamperedpals Senior Member Gold Member

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    Sharon I love it!
     
    Mar 16, 2009
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  6. caraighan

    caraighan Member Gold Member

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    I would love to have that excel spreadsheet! I've been trying to come up with something like that.
    do you think you could share it with me?
    thanks!
     
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  7. PCMelissa

    PCMelissa Member Gold Member

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    WOW, love, love, love this sheet! Thank you for sharing!!
     
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