I took ballet from the age of 7 until I was 17 years old. It is a highly disciplined art and I loved it! Dancers spend hours upon hours of perfecting their technique, so that when performance time arrives, they are able to perform at their peak. However, the performance is not just about the […]
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Delivering exceptional customer service is a way of life. It is how world class organizations drive every employee to consistently look for ways to offer amazing service. It is a part of their culture that is communicated, measured, and rewarded. Interestingly, exceptional customer service doesn’t have to be something big and outrageous, it can be […]
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Now is the time to redefine your culture. When businesses are given the go ahead to open again, for many it will be like starting over. If you weren’t happy with the culture you had, it will be a perfect time to create the culture you want. Delivering a customer experience that wows and amazes […]
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Getting citizens to pay their back taxes is not an easy task for anyone. However, the city of Syracuse in New York, has found a novel way to motivate   residents to pay their back taxes: personal notes handwritten by city officials. The city has collected nearly $1.5 million more dollars than it predicted it would […]
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  The Ninth Day Tip: One of the reasons customers love doing business with Nordstrom is the ease of doing a return. Nordstrom’s return policy is “We handle returns on a case-by-case basis with the ultimate objective of making our customers happy. We stand behind our goods and services and want customers to be satisfied […]
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Every time a customer interacts with your organization, an impression is formed. These interactions are opportunities to elevate your customers’ experience from the ordinary to the extra-ordinary. A Service Map is a tool to reinforce looking through the lens of the customer mindset, but also a tool for making organizational processes more customer-friendly. It should […]
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  Last week I stayed at the Westin in Mumbai Garden City and it was a fabulous experience the entire time! The staff was amazing. Everyone exuded a welcoming demeanor from the front desk receptionists to the housekeepers to the dining room waiters to the gym staff. My reservation was for 7 nights and most […]
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