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Keeping an open mind to the posts, opinions and cultural differences out there can greatly enhance your perspective. Seeing things in different lights or from different viewpoints can broaden your exposure to new possibilities. Previously unsolvable problems may now be solved from simply keeping an open mind and assessing the options. You may be surprised...

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Trust is one of the biggest and most important aspects of VIP Operations. When you are new to the industry, new to a community or trying to expand your client reach it is also one of the hardest elements to demonstrate, at first. Another aspect of the trust relationship is subject matter knowledge and expertise....

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There’s nothing worse than putting out quality training and events, without getting enough people to make them happen. Or even worse, you attract the wrong audience. The best way to maximize your effectiveness and minimize your efforts is to reach the right audience. You want professionals that are proactive and dedicated to their development. Where...

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In business one of the most important elements in developing and maintaining relationships. This is even more important in VIP Operations. Every client, customer or contact is potentially a one-off sale or interaction. But it is potentially much more than that. Every transaction either financial, emotional or otherwise involves a human. A real-life person. Every...

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Most folks involved in VIP Operations are at extremely high levels of capability. With this often comes traits related to excellent attention to detail, extreme organization and very high standards. While it may seem like perfection is a must, in VIP Operations you can’t let extreme logistics get in the way of reality. You must...

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If you work as a VIP Professional at a specific site that has the potential to be frequented by VIPs, then it is definitely in your best interests to complete and maintain your location on our Pre-Advance Database. VIPs are very busy and their support staff all work very hard to get ahead of their...

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In the military they have a saying; “Time on Recce is seldom wasted”. The term Recce (or Recon) is short for reconnaissance, which means to observe something. Generally, on Military missions, commanders will make decisions and execute plans based on information obtained during a Recce or Recon. In VIP Operations this concept is very similar...

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