RapportBoosting Tip #5 — Empathy.

Hi again everyone. Dani Apgar here from RapportBoost with your RapportBoosting Tip #5 on Empathy. RapportBoosting tips are bits of wisdom gleaned from our platform analyzing millions of chat & SMS conversations for brands.

Showing empathy can help build rapport quickly, relax the visitor, and is best used when closing an emotional sales process. Overuse or misuse of empathy can make the agent appear fake and disingenuous. Specific training is recommended to help agents identify the best opportunities to empathize while avoiding where empathy can derail a conversation.

Thanks for watching to RapportBoosting™ tip on Empathy. Have a great day!

Dani Apgar

About Dani Apgar

Danielle is a Co-Founder of RapportBoost.AI, and one of the world’s most successful enterprise artificial intelligence sales professionals. She led the sales, customer success, account management, and sales engineering teams for more than 3 years at Persado, a CNBC Disruptor Top 50 Artificial Intelligence company funded by Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital. She has personally closed six and seven-figure artificial intelligence/SaaS/ARR deals and has worked with companies like Microsoft, Travelocity, Caesars Entertainment, Pottery Barn, Expedia, and Zulily. Her clients had the highest rate of customer retention and satisfaction in the 200+ person company. Dani first worked with Tony in a Silicon Valley tech company in 1999. Dani was a founding Executive Director for Humans for AI, which aims to build the diverse workforce of the future leveraging the existing AI technologies. Dani volunteers and has traveled to Africa with Just Like My Child Foundation. Their mission is to empower vulnerable adolescent girls by enabling them to create healthy, self-sustaining families who prosper without further aid.