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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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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As you begin 2019, it may be a good time to reevaluate the message your business is sending to customers. When I was at Disney, “backstage” meant the behind-the-scenes areas where guests could never go or see. It was where we as cast members could relax, eat, drink, and take our breaks. Backstage was where […]
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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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  Chick-Fil- A knows it’s the little things that build customer loyalty. So, they have created a new advertising campaign promoting the little things they do to show they really do care about their customers.One ad is about a Chick-Fil- A employee who saved the $3.00 change that a drive -up customer forgot to get […]
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  I live in a home with a lot of windows and have lived here for almost 17 years. About 15 years ago, I found a window washing service that I liked and since then have only used this small company. There is actually an emotional connection between myself and A Perfect Services. What differentiates […]
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Last week I was working on a large university campus training internal managers to become trainers of a customized 3 hour staff workshop on Service Excellence. This was the culmination of several months of prior work that involved developing a Service Philosophy and Service Standards, creating a Service Excellence Team, and conducting Manager Workshops. The […]
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