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leadership buzzwords

How to Turn CX Buzzwords into Meaningful Definitions

What did you think the first time you heard the term Customer Experience? Many years ago, I was speaking with a marketing executive when they revealed how they really felt about this whole idea of “customer experience (CX).” In their view, CX was just another buzzword being tossed around as novel business jargon.  You can …

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What You Need to Know to Reduce Customer Effort in 2019

It’s that time of year. We’re all making predictions and tracking trends in customer experience. What will happen in 2019? Which trends will matter? Which will fade away? One thing we predict will not change for a long time is the need to reduce customer effort. CCW’s latest report, 2019 Trends, highlighted many great trends, …

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customer empathy

You Need to Know the TRUTH About Customer Empathy!

We toss the word empathy around these days, especially in customer experience circles. And while most of us agree it’s vital to have and show empathy with customers, many rarely go beyond that in really capturing the touchpoints to understand emotions. The best customer-centric organizations leverage customer empathy to create a more positive journey for …

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