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CX Training Can Make You Happier… Here’s How To Get Started

Learning Makes You Happier -- Science Shows it. Have you ever experienced a "conference high?"  Not, I'm not talking about what happens when you skip out on the afternoon session because you got a whiff of something "totally legal in ...
learning CX

What Kind of Customer Experience Leader Do You Need to Be?

The job descriptions for a customer experience leader vary between tactical analyst and strategic overlord. Defining just what a customer experience leader does can be tricky. But what’s even trickier is when you may not have customer experience or customer insights ...
customer experience leader

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 Costly Is It to Not Engage Customers? 

If you've never thought about how you engage customers, then what's to stop them from becoming actively disengaged? Sometimes we set ourselves up for this! It even echoes back to us in the way we engage within our own organizations. ...
engage customers

Why Human Connections Never Go Out of Style

The world is fast. Technology invades every part of our lives, both in good and possibly not-so-good ways. As we rely ever-more heavily on the communication tools of any trade today, like email and texting, we crave more emotional and ...

5 Reasons Your Marketing Needs Human Evaluation

Jeannie Walters, speaker, writer and CEO of 360Connext, recently visited us at Hallmark and we had the opportunity to discuss the intricate weaving of the disciplines between marketing and customer experience. Jeannie and I share something in common:  a passion ...
marketing

Forget About the Wow. What Should You Fix NOW?

Customer experience repair and improvement can be completely overwhelming! There are so many areas to tackle. Those surveys don't develop and send themselves. Then you simply must understand the journey by undertaking a robust customer journey mapping process. And of ...
customer experience repair

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 ...
customer experience trends

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 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. ...
CX strategy

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