EEC 278: How a Call Center CEO Can Give Us Insights to Connecting with a Person on a Cold Call, with Richard Blank
With a mix of motivational public speaking style backed by tactful and appropriate rhetoric, Richard Blank has shared his knowledge and trained over 10,000 bilingual telemarketers.
- You are CEO of one of the largest call centers in San José in Costa Rica. What made you, a US citizen travel, live and work in Costa Rica?
- You trained 10,000 bilingual telemarkers. What makes a good telemarketer?
- How does phonetic micro expression reading help you become a good telemarketer. Please provide us with a good and a bad example?
- What are the viral tell signs?
- What is the Buffer Boomerang technique?
Richard’s journey in the call center space is filled with twists and turns. When he was 27 years old, he relocated to Costa Rica to train employees for one of the larger call centers in San Jose. With a mix of motivational public speaking style backed by tactful and appropriate rhetoric, Richard shared his knowledge and trained over 10 000 bilingual telemarketers. Richard Blank has the largest collection of restored American Pinball machines and antique Rockola Jukeboxes in Central America making gamification a strong part of CCC culture. Richard Blank is the Chief Executive Officer for Costa Rica’s Call Center since 2008.
Mr. Richard Blank holds a bachelors degree in Communication and Spanish from the University of Arizona and a certificate of language proficiency from the University of Sevilla, Spain. A Keynote speaker for Philadelphia’s Abington High School 68th National Honors Society induction ceremony. Giving back to Abington Senior High School is very important to Mr. Blank. As such, he endows a scholarship each year for students that plan on majoring in a world language at the university level.
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