Business

How to Spark EI and CX – Igniting Empathy and Emotional Skill

If you want to deliver elevated customer experiences (CX), select people with emotional intelligence (EI) and help them develop their full potential. As you probably know, Daniel Goleman is the principal researcher, theorist, and author on EI. His work suggests emotional intelligence is comprised of five key skill sets: Self-awareness – Your ability to identify…

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Make Customer Breakdowns into Breakthroughs – How to Embrace Service Shortcomings (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about how to make customer breakdowns into breakthroughs. 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, please go to josephmichelli.com/contact.  

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How to Actually Show Gratitude – The Lost Art of Appreciation (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about how to actually show gratitude. 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, please go to josephmichelli.com/contact.  

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How to Actually Show Gratitude – The Lost Art of Appreciation

I’ll say it, Your mom and dad were right; there are three magic words, “Please” and “Thank You.” Using words to acknowledge gratitude is part of developing social courtesy, but words like thank you must be supported by a grateful heart and appreciative action. In business (and more broadly in all aspects of life), the words…

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How to Crush Signature Moments – The Art of Subtly Delighting Customers (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about the ideas for creating your “Signature Moment”. 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, please go to josephmichelli.com/contact.

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How to Design Wow – An Approach to Satisfy and Delight (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed the steps to design your next product/experience using the Kano model . 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, please go to josephmichelli.com/contact.…

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How to Design Wow – An Approach to Satisfy and Delight

Let’s assume you want to build a new product or experience that will satisfy and delight your customers. How do you select which features to include and exclude? While there are many design models available, let’s look at the Kano model, developed by Dr. Noriaki Kano, a professor of quality management at the Tokyo University of…

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Being the Ritz Carlton of Your Industry: How to Deliver Delight

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company carries an experience excellence mystique. Inspired by the company’s namesake, Cesar Ritz (who said “the customer is always right”), the brand continues to be synonymous with luxurious and nurturing guest experiences. Having worked with senior leaders of the Ritz-Carlton, I wrote: So let’s explore five lessons on fostering service excellence and…

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Are You Catching the Big Fish? Colorful Ways to Delight Every Customer

Have you been to Seattle, Washington? If so, you’ve probably visited or heard about the Pike Place Fish Market. In case you missed it, let me clue you in on Pike Place Fish and provide three customer experience lessons from this special 1,400-square-foot retail space. I was fortunate to work with Johnny Yokoyama, the owner…

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One of the Most Asked Questions: How Customer Experience Leaders Really Win (Infographics)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about moving toward world-class experience . 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, please go to josephmichelli.com/contact.  

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