Category Archives: Social Media
Tweet In 1909 Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of Selfridge’s department store, is credited with saying, “The customer is always right”. Through the years, a number of my colleagues and I have emphasized that the customer is not always right but they are always the customer. I’ve come to believe that in order to be […]
Tweet I have been slow to accept that, from a service perspective, humans will ever be replaced by computers. I’ve suggested that customers will resist “robots” and I’ve based my thinking in part on the “uncanny valley” hypothesis which postulates that the more robots look like humans the less humans will feel comfortable with them. […]
Tweet Living in the information age where there’s YouTube, from which hours are consumed for entertainment, as well as different social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter—everything has evolved to accommodate a more visual and tech-savvy generation. Companies, together with their tech support divisions should consider incorporating videos in their operation, as it has become […]
Tweet While political candidates have been making headlines challenging one another on the comparative “size of their hands” – a client of mine has demonstrated it really is the size of one’s heart that matters. I am honored to say I know and work with a company from Sheboygan, Wisconsin whose leaders care so much […]
Who is #2 (behind Google) on Fortune magazine’ “Best Companies to Work for” list?
Tweet Having worked with Starbucks since 2004, as I began my journey to my first of two books about them (The Starbucks Experience and later Leading the Starbucks Way), friends and colleagues are quick to contact me whenever Starbucks makes the news. That goes for both good and bad news! Recently Starbucks announced a change […]