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Do You Want People to Repurchase? Become a Confidence Building Business (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed the ten ways to keep employees. 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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Do You Want More Business Success? Here Are 6 Steps for Sparking Customer Value

Recently I typed “Business Success Books” into a Google search and got 1.6 million results. Is business success really that complicated? In one of those 1.6 million books (my latest one titled Stronger Through Adversity), I reduce business and customer experience excellence down to six components of value creation and exchange. Here’s my take: 1. Explore value: Before…

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The Future of Customer Service: Human Intelligence (HI) or Artificial Intelligence (AI)

I have been slow to accept that, from a service perspective, humans will ever be replaced by computers.  I’ve suggested that customers will resist “robots” and I’ve based my thinking in part on the “uncanny valley” hypothesis which postulates that the more robots look like humans the less humans will feel comfortable with them. I…

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Not Hand Size – Heart Size: The Art of Engagement and Loyalty

While political candidates have been making headlines challenging one another on the comparative “size of their hands” – a client of mine has demonstrated it really is the size of one’s heart that matters. I am honored to say I know and work with a company from Sheboygan, Wisconsin whose leaders care so much about…

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Not Hand Size! Heart Size! The Art of Engagement and Loyalty

Who is #2 (behind Google) on Fortune magazine’ “Best Companies to Work for” list?

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How to Create a Successful Customer Loyalty Program

Having worked with Starbucks since 2004, as I began my journey to my first of two books about them (The Starbucks Experience and later Leading the Starbucks Way), friends and colleagues are quick to contact me whenever Starbucks makes the news.  That goes for both good and bad news! Recently Starbucks announced a change in…

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A Case Study for 2014 – Learning from Legendary Leaders

In the spirit of being lifelong learners this new year, and every year for that matter, let me share a new word  I learned recently:  holacracy.  I am assuming you may have see this word buzzing around the Web lately. My connection to the word comes through Tony Hsieh CEO of Zappos. As you know…

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Customer Experience Musts – Telling us what they want

Customers have a huge desire to tell us what they want but alas many entrepreneurs and business leaders are more interested in telling or selling than taking the time needed to really hear their customer.  Hold on now, am I saying that customers actually know what they want and are willing to tell us? MIT…

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