Welcome to Communicate, Leadership and Communications Skills Trainers, Coaches and Mentors in Wellington and Auckland

Penny Harrison
Janine Gould

Communication skills are universal and mandatory to business and career success

Most communication skills can be developed effectively in a group environment.
We provide a broad range of in-house communication programmes especially
designed for this purpose. They are highly interactive, based on proven techniques
and they utilise international communications research.

"In an information-based economy, a company's most important asset is not its people, but the richness of the connections between its people" Dr Reuben McDaniel

Penny 027 281 9502

Janine 0274 898 888

Or email info@communicate.co.nz

Customer Service

Customer expectations of service keep getting higher.  This programme takes a practical yet light-hearted approach to the challenges of providing effective service.  It coaches people in the important etiquette for dealing with customers and teaches useable skills in handling difficult situations.


Communicate for service

Many service roles face a unique set of communication challenges. Our specialised courses deal with these challenges in a practical and enjoyable way.

Your key role in service

  • Good and bad service in today’s rapidly changing world
  • Your crucial role

What do people want?

  • The six basic needs of customers
  • What can you do about these needs?

Face to face with your customers

  • Using an effective system
  • Active listening – the key to client communication
  • The client is always right, even if you have to say no
  • How to take the ‘can-do’ approach

Telephone dynamics

  • Handling the etiquette of the call
  • Projecting a friendly professional impression
  • The three keys to a good telephone voice

Handling the difficult client

  • The four step system for managing the angry client
  • Dealing with common difficult types
  • Putting on your professional raincoat so you defuse the anger
  • The ‘can-do no for client service

Moving on with service

  • Ten key client service habits


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Success Story

"Participants on our courses have always rated Communicate Consultants very highly for the relevance of the content of their sessions and the professional way in which they carry out their work. Their sessions are lively and effective and a highlight of our programs."