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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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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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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From an organizational standpoint, the first best lesson I learned while working at Walt Disney World was to HIRE NICE PEOPLE. Disney believed that people could more easily learn the technical aspects of a job than to learn to be friendly and nice. The interview and selection process at Disney is designed to identify those […]
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Following are the top 4 reasons why the implementation of a culture of  world-class service excellence is not sustained: 1. The effort feels like a program rather than a process.  A “program” makes people believe that if they go through the motions and patiently wait it out, it will soon be replaced by something else. […]
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