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Pampered Chef: Bookings What would you do?

  1. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    I work across the street from a gas station where I've been talking with the manager about having a show for a few months now. This morning she told me that she wanted to book (Yah!) but then told me about one of her regular customers who came in earlier this morning. The customer just happened to mention that she was having a party in a couple of weeks. After trying to find someone herself she ended up going on line into the Director Loop. She is apparently not very pleased with the consultant she lined up but is for some reason still having the show. Of course the manager told her she wished she had mentioned something sooner as she knows a great consultant (me!). Should I say something about this or keep my nose out of it? I want this other person to have the best experience with PC and not sour her forever just because of one bad experience.
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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  2. I would stay out of it. Obviously the gas station clerk knows how to get a hold of you. I would just recommend maybe trying to get the clerk to hold her show before the customers and invite the customer....

    Even if the clerks show is after the customers, invite the customer anyway, to experience "another" consultants show. Everyone is different and it could be a nice change of pace for that customer.

    I wish you luck, but it isnt really your place to step. Wouldn't you be offended if you were the "other" consultant? If that customer is so disheartened, then SHE needs to speak up. Not you.
     
  3. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    The clerk's show is going to be in April and the customer's show is in a couple weeks so it wouldn't work out. I was thinking of encouraging the clerk to invite the customer like you said so she can see it isn't always like that. I also didn't want to step on any toes. I know a lot of the directors in this area and wouldn't want to offend anyone of them.
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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  4. I would just encourage the clerk to be positive and upbeat about her show. I would encourage her to come but also make it a point that she doesn't have to buy. Just come and experience.

    Good luck, let us know what ends up happening.
     
  5. nldavis321

    nldavis321 Member Gold Member

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    I agree with all of above advice. Stay out of it.
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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  6. stefani2

    stefani2 Veteran Member

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    I agree with your last thoughts, Allison. :)
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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  7. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    I was leaning more towards not saying anything but I just feel so bad for the customer!
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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  8. pcchefjane

    pcchefjane Senior Member Gold Member

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    You never know...this Director may do a great Show but be not so good with the Host coaching aspect. I think it's a great idea to invite her to the other lady's show so she can see the differences... Hang in there!
     
    Mar 25, 2009
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