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Tag Archives: Service-Centric

The Power of Video in the Field of Customer Service {Guest post by Alleli Aspili}

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 […]

Predictability in an Unpredictable World: Consistency and the Power of Brand

Tweet Based on the opinion of many people far smarter than me, it appears that humans have been on a journey to bring order to chaos from the beginning of time. In fact, the great graphic artist M. C. Escher once noted “we adore chaos because we love to produce order.” So think about the […]

Predictability in an Unpredictable World {Infographic}

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How to Lead a Rising Star {Guest Post by Mike Figliuolo}

Tweet Today’s guest post is by Mike Figliuolo, co-author of Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (you can get your copy by clicking here). You can learn more about Mike and the book at the end of the post. Here’s Mike: Erin joined your team about a year […]

Which Should Come First? {Infographic}

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Not Hand Size – Heart Size: The Art of Engagement and Loyalty

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 […]

Not Hand Size! Heart Size! The Art of Engagement and Loyalty

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How to Create a Successful Customer Loyalty Program

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 […]

Service Professionalism – Neither Scripts Nor These 5 Gems

Tweet Once upon a time…in a land far, far away…I was a young organizational development specialist employed by a sizable health care system. My job was to “improve customer service by deploying employee scripts.” Given my naivete, I took to my task by researching the best available customer service programs. Ultimately, I purchased a boxed […]

5 Things a Service Professional Should Never Say {Infographic}

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