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5 Ways to Instill Customer Focused Values Throughout your Organization

Customer Experience Leaders Have a Global Customer Focus Even after over a decade of helping small and large businesses alike, I still meet leaders who believe that Customer Experience is just about so much call-center scripts or proper protocol around ...
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3 Big Themes from the Most Dedicated CX Experts in the World

The Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) 2018 Insight Exchange offered CX experts and professionals of all kinds, various titles and comfort levels a few days to learn, connect and get inspired. I was there among them, wearing my CXPA volunteer ...
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Bad Feedback Is the Best Feedback. Are You Listening For It?

As an employer, you need to provide oodles of feedback to employees to ensure they know what they're doing, what they're supposed to be doing, what they're doing well and what they could be doing better. Bad feedback from employees ...
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Customer Service & CX Leaders Make the Best Magic TOGETHER

The first week of October is both Customer Service Week and the week of CX Day! This week of celebrating success through CX and better customer service is an important reminder that we all serve a role in this. But ...
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5 Top CX Trends For Survival in the Age of the Customer

The way we create and deliver customer experiences is constantly evolving in this rapidly changing space. Keeping up with customer experience trends is now an essential part of running a successful business. It's moving from a "nice to have" to ...
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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: ...

How to Create Your Punch List for Quick CX Wins

Have you ever lived through a major renovation project or lived through construction of a house or condo? I say "lived through" because it can be harrowing, on a #firstworldproblems level for sure, but harrowing nonetheless. Selecting the right shade ...
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How to Know if Your CX Strategy Is Fake

I'm getting calls from very well-meaning business leaders lately. They are well-versed in many areas of business. Perhaps they were in marketing, or technology or operations. Or maybe they were responsible for the learning and development of thousands of employees. ...
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How Do Smart Leaders Create the Best Experiences?

In many ways, customer experience is still a new phenomenon. Ok that's not really accurate, of course. Your customers have experiences with you, and judge their relationship with your brand based on how they feel about those experiences, whether you ...

It's Time to Be Honest About the People in Your Experience

It's all about your people. And it's also about...your people. Several customer experience case studies confirmed this idea at Medallia's Experience 2017 conference. They are valuable reminders of how customers are people, and they respond best to people who understand their ...

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