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Category Archives: Business

{Infographic} Customer Value – Expanding across the 12 Standard Forms of Value

Tweet                                                                                           ________________________________________________________________________ Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and […]

Customer Value: Expanding Across the 12 Standard Forms of Value

Tweet Great leaders often ask me to help them create “customer value”, while others ask me to help them create “profit.” For me, the only way to generate sustainable profit is by developing a core competency for customer value creation. Chasing profits is a tiring and stressful endeavor – creating value is an innovative and energizing […]

Looking Beyond the OBVIOUS: Spotting Customer Experience SUBTLETIES

Tweet It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to identify the obvious trend away from brick and mortar in favor of online purchasing. Store closings, layoffs, and predictions of doom haunt many traditional retailers such as the Sears Holding Corporation (parent entity for both Sears and Kmart and an employer of 140,000 people). In a recent SEC […]

{Infographic} Once Upon a Time People Assisted One Another…

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Transforming Optimism on Transformation

Tweet The word transformation is all the rage in business today. I suspect that’s a byproduct of another trendy word disruption. Given the speed of change ignited by start-up businesses and technology companies, many established and larger companies find their lack of nimbleness to be a liability. The challenges of accelerating new behaviors across a […]

{Infographic} Choosing Where to Invest in Customer Experience Innovation

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Choosing Where to Invest In Customer Experience Innovation: The Art of Tradeoffs

Tweet When asked if customers would like to have more exciting products, faster delivery, lower prices, OR friendlier service, the answer is always YES. The challenge of customer experience excellence isn’t whether to improve products, people, process, or technology. The challenge is to identify which product, process or technology improvement will produce the greatest benefits […]

{Infographic} Out with the old, in with the new and not so new

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What are Your UICs? Lessons from American & United Airlines Customer Experience Debacles

Tweet I call them UICs (unique industry challenges) and I see them as foundational issues that must be overcome to deliver outstanding customer experiences. Recently, high profile incidents at American Airlines (a confrontation between a flight attendant and a mother with two children as well as another passenger overheard the flight attendant’s behavior concerning the […]

{Infographic} A Contrarian View on the United Airlines Customer Nightmare

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