Most businesses work very hard to market and attract new customers. However, few organizations work as hard at keeping those customers and many of those customers fall through the cracks and don’t come back. Studies show that it costs 5 to 7 times more to get a new customer than the cost of […]
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    Knowing the connection of one’s work with the higher purpose of the organization is a great motivating factor for most employees. It reminds every one of the reason why they are doing the job tasks they are doing. Many times, an employee’s tasks, especially those that are routine and methodical, seem small and […]
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Tis the season for shopping and some companies are building up that customer loyalty better than others. One store stands out amongst all the others.  Free Fly Apparel is a company that sells clothing made out of bamboo. Not only are their products outstanding quality and fit, but their customer service is superb. Combining a […]
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  Teri Yanovitch Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, Author 407.788.7765 How to Keep Your Students from Leaving. Teri Yanovitch, keynote speaker, author, and former Disney Institute trainer, teaches the keys to upgrading customer service in higher education. If your institution wants to stay on the leading edge of student choice, her firm will help you identify opportunities […]
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  The success of every organization relies in large part on the organization’s beliefs and how those beliefs are upheld through its culture and standards. Culture unites and creates a strong bond that keeps people together and focused. Here are some examples: If your organization has a strong belief in quality and delivering quality products […]
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Why have those higher ed institutions that have implemented a culture of service excellence been successful? Three important reasons: 1. In a culture of service excellence, students and faculty feel they matter and belong. This is critical because students learn best where there is mutual care and respect. This is a part of the environment […]
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  The competitive edge in today’s world is definitely in the customer experience. Amazon keeps setting the bar higher on how fast products should be delivered efficiently and accurately to the customer. Businesses find they must be available immediately to help customers when problems arise. The expectation for timeliness is no longer waiting for a […]
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All levels of schools from Pre-K to College began classes last week. Both students and parents were either wowed and delighted by the organized systems in place and the treatment they received from the staff or they became frustrated, disappointed, and maybe even angry. The first few days of a new school year is an […]
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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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