Bring on the Service Professionals? It’s Time to Supplement Mainstream Self-Service (Infographics)

In this week’s blog, I discussed the things to consider as you balance self-service and human assistance. 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...
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Bring on the Service Professionals? It’s Time to Supplement Mainstream Self-Service

Is it just me, or have you noticed that it's getting harder to get ahold of a human being when you need customer service? For example, some websites have replaced their customer service number with online forms. Other companies still provide a phone number, but...
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Don’t Just Solve Problems! How to Actually Reconcile Relationships With Compassion (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed the ways to enhance customer relationships. 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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Don’t Just Solve Problems! How to Actually Reconcile Relationships With Compassion

Here's a question for you, one that I hope you'll consider thoughtfully and answer honestly. Does your business complete transactions or create relationships? I suspect you will want to answer the question with "we create relationships," since relational companies foster trust, enhance customer engagement, drive...
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Are You Winning Tomorrow? How to Really Create Lasting Customer Success (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about ways to ensure customer success. 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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Are You Winning Tomorrow? How to Really Create Lasting Customer Success

The world of customer care is littered with industry terms. Let's quickly dive into the three most commonly used phrases and then focus on elements that matter most to customers. To get started, I'll describe three concepts related to caring for people (whether we call...
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Being a Fred (or Davide) – Leveraging Passion to Actually Ensure Customer Loyalty (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about my take on four key lessons from The Fred Factor. 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...
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Being a Fred (or Davide) – Leveraging Passion to Actually Ensure Customer Loyalty

Recently, I had the good fortune to spend a month in a Tuscan farmhouse. In addition to alluring art, architecture, food, and wine, Italy is known for its "coffee counter culture." This ritualistic morning trek involves standing shoulder-to-shoulder with other patrons to down an espresso...
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What Would your Customers Actually Say? Mustering Courage to Observe the Truth (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about six primary ways to drive convenience. 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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What Would your Customers Actually Say? Mustering Courage to Observe the Truth

The founder and former CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos said, "brands are what people say about you when you are not around." Over the years, I modified that quote to suggest that "customer experiences are little more than what people say or post about you."...
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Join the Convenience Revolution – How to be Easier to do Business With (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about six primary ways to drive convenience. 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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Join the Convenience Revolution – How to be Easier to do Business With

When I started working with and writing books about Starbucks (The Starbucks Experience and Leading the Starbucks Way) in the early 2000s, Starbucks' leaders sought to create the "third place." Conceptually, the "third place" was a gathering location between work and home. When meeting at...
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