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3 Leadership Buzzwords that Exist for the Best Reasons

Thanks to a fun report from CCW, Customer Contact Week, and some clever customer experience pros (and prose - ha ha,) there is a discussion around leadership buzzwords we should have. According to the report, the list of buzzwords is ...
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The Best Brands Focus on Emotion for CX Success

What is the backbone of CX success? They say in every relationship, it's important to have more positive interactions than negative ones. In the healthiest of relationships, the ratio of positive to negative is 2:1 or greater. The same holds ...
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How to Focus Learning Paths on Greater CX Success

If you're creating learning paths in any workplace, the goal is ultimately to be, well, better. To be better at serving customers, better at increasing efficiency, better at employee development, and hopefully, better at staying ahead of the competition. All of ...
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3 Popular Habits that Make You Unpopular with Customers

There are probably a million ways to improve customer experience in your organization, so where should you start? Before you do anything, think about this: Humans have a way of turning a nice idea into a complicated nightmare. Think of ...
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Why Your Customer-Centric “Breakthrough” Is Not Working

Once upon a time, there was a leader. Maybe she looked like you and had your role. Or maybe he was the CEO. That leader had an epiphany about customer-centric culture. If we focus on customers, we will be a ...
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How to Stop Blaming and Start WINNING at CX

Are you treating customer experience like a sport? Are people in your organization who deliver the experience expected to start "winning at CX" in some way? If customer experience becomes a competition, either amongst your internal teams or worse, then ...
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Customer-Centric Netflix Wins Big in the Most Surprising Way

Netflix recently made news with their amazingly funny and warm cease and desist letter to fans of the show Stranger Things. While the intent of the letter was still clear, and technically a request from the legal team, the tone ...
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How to Start Improving CX in the Real World

I'm often asked how or where a company should start improving CX. While the answer may be a little different for everyone, it's critical to start out right! However, very few leaders take a realistic approach. Consider this way-too-typical scenario: ...

5 Killer Mid-Year Review Questions You Need to Ask Now

I hate to break this to you, but we're more than half-way through the calendar year. Have you done a mid-year review yet? This is a critical time to review your goals for this year and check your progress. But ...

3 Destructive Consistency Issues You Need to Overcome Now

There's a part of your customer journey that is most likely inconsistent. It's those pesky people. Going from one hotel front desk to the next or calling different customer service reps can have very different outcomes. Sometimes calling the same customer service ...

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