Service Excellence training for employees in higher education institutions should start taking place now. Before embarking upon another school year, make sure your departmental staff are ready to take on a new year in the life of your students. The first part of the training should remind everyone as to their higher purpose. Why are […]
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My friend owns a plaza with several small business owners as tenants. They all share one dumpster located behind the plaza. A waste management company owns the dumpster and provides the service of emptying it on a regular basis. Several years ago, my friend noted there were extra charges being added on to his bill. […]
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The most important point of contact you have with a customer is in the first few seconds of engagement. This contact sets the tone for the rest of the entire interaction. Think of when you go to visit a best friend after a long absence and you are so happy to see each other. It […]
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I received a letter from my insurance company with the notification that my flood insurance would be cancelled if I did not provide them with an elevation certificate because their records indicated this document was missing from my folder. I called and let them know this certificate was provided to them five years ago when […]
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Lessons learned from the Digital Banking Report that can be applied to any organization, shows the need for more focus on the customer experience. It has been proven that the power of the customer experience is the most important element of long-term competitive and financial success. According to a study by Kantar, banks and credit […]
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  Why does no one ever change the oil in a rental car? Because they don’t own the rental car. They don’t feel the need to ensure it keeps on running long after they have turned it back in. Owning something requires taking stock in what you believe and continually looking to improve and enhance. […]
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Getting started in your department on improving service to customers is not always easy.  These three steps will signal a stake in the ground that you are serious about making service excellence a part of how you expect to do business in the future. STEPS 1.Making my personal commitment visible and genuine to my employees […]
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