Navigating Challenges: Lessons from Starbucks’ Recent Performance Miss (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about navigating challenges in a customer-centric way. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me about your...
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Navigating Challenges: Lessons from Starbucks’ Recent Performance Miss

Starbucks Author and Consultant As someone who worked with Starbucks leadership when Howard Schultz was at the helm and since I've authored two books about the company (The Starbucks Experience and Leading the Starbucks Way), I look to the brand for lessons in prosperous and...
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The Art of pARTnership: Maximizing Win/Wins (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about ways to establish and sustain "win/win" partnerships. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me about...
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The Art of pARTnership: Maximizing Win/Wins

I ran across this quote while researching a book that will be released in 2025 (more on that soon). The quote credited to Mother Teresa is: "I can do things you cannot; you can do things I cannot, and together, we can do great things."...
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It’s Not a Sprint – It’s a Marathon: Balancing/Strengthening/Resting for Peak Performance (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about maximizing purposeful rest to drive sustained high performance. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me...
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It’s Not a Sprint – It’s a Marathon: Balancing/Strengthening/Resting for Peak Performance

I am currently under a deadline for a book about a major healthcare client (more on that soon). During my research, I ran across data showing a trend toward higher burnout rates across various fields, including a staggering 90% burnout rate for primary care providers....
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It Isn’t “Small” Talk: How to Build Rapport with Customers and Team Members (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about building rapport with your customers and team. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me about...
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It Isn’t “Small” Talk: How to Build Rapport with Customers and Team Members

In business and life, "small talk" is an essential skill that produces "big results." Mastering small talk is crucial for turning everyday interactions into deeper engagement and relationship-building opportunities. As a socially awkward teenager (quite frankly, who wasn't), mentors taught me that small talk is...
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Turning Customer Disappointments into Delight: Tips for Business Leaders (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about anticipatory service and service recovery. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me about your CX...
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Turning Customer Disappointments into Delight: Tips for Business Leaders

Imagine arriving at a picturesque resort by a serene lake, eager to explore nature in a canoe. Unfortunately, the resort doesn't have enough life jackets, even though canoes are available. The difference between a disgruntled customer and a loyal advocate often boils down to how...
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Driving Customer Loyalty by Zigging When Others Zag (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about zigging when other zag. For more information on the topic, please refer to the blog. Otherwise, this infographic visually summarizes the blog’s content. To learn more about our team, please visit josephmichelli.com. To speak to me about your CX journey,...
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Driving Customer Loyalty by Zigging When Others Zag

In any organization, large or small, success requires leaders to find a unique way to create value for people through people, process, and technology. Macquarie Technology Group, an Australian company that has done this masterfully, is the focus of my new book: Customer Magic is...
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