I just got off the phone with a representative of my cable company and said “Wow”! That doesn’t occur often, but here is what happened. I had a situation that needed human discussion, but dreaded the phone lines and wait; however, I was pleasantly surprised when I quickly got right into a cable representative. His […]
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    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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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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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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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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