Using Level 3 Conversations to Bring Out the Best in Your Staff

Using Level 3 Conversations to Bring Out the Best in Your Staff

  Drew just got done giving his staff of five the parameters of a new service they would be offering, how it would be rolled out, what the CEO wanted the company to be known for and what a high quality deliverable would look like.   Then he said, “Let’s now have a...
Happy Holidays: A Story About Customer Service Culture and Accountability

Happy Holidays: A Story About Customer Service Culture and Accountability

“We practice NEAT here”, said the manager. “What’s NEAT?” said the temp. “It’s an acronym. It stands for – say the customer’s Name, make Eye contact, Ask Questions and say Thank you. We really want the customer to experience how special she is.  At our business...
Giving Thanks: My Dad’s Story

Giving Thanks: My Dad’s Story

Happy Thanksgiving!! What are you thankful for? Or a better question: Are you thankful? Thankfulness is a state of being. It’s a mentality that you choose no matter what’s going on around you. When you are appreciative, you’re coming from a sense of abundance –...
The Nine Compelling Reasons That Customer Loyalty Drives Profitability And Cash Flow

The Nine Compelling Reasons That Customer Loyalty Drives Profitability And Cash Flow

(taken from the first chapter, read the whole chapter at www.customerloyaltyplaybook.com) More profit, The first one or two purchases generally cover the customer acquisition costs. Only after these do you realize profit from this customer. More revenues, Loyal...

Moment of Truth

Let’s use an Olympic athlete as an example. She probably was introduced to the sport like downhill skiing at age 5, took lessons, practiced, started to shine by age 9, took advanced lessons, attended special camps, traveled to where the best teachers were for private...