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How to Build Customer Loyalty Through Service Recovery

Even the world’s most customer-centric companies have service breakdowns! Since perfect service is an unrealistic aspiration, leaders should encourage and train team members to manage service breakdowns effectively. Research from Amy Smith and Ruth Bolton shows customers remember effective service recovery more than the initial error. Studies also show that customers who experience a service…

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Are You Glocal?: How to Balance Brand Consistency with Community Connection (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about creating a glocal customer 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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Are You Glocal?: How to Balance Brand Consistency with Community Connection

Are you GLOCAL? In other words, is your brand consistently recognizable in all your markets while uniquely relevant to each market? I first encountered the terms “glocal” and “glocalization “over a decade ago while working with Howard Schultz (then CEO of Starbucks) and his leadership team. I shared some of my learnings about Starbucks’ “glocalization”…

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Silo Busting Your Way to Customer Loyalty and Referrals (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about maximizing customer experience collaboration. 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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Silo Busting Your Way to Customer Loyalty and Referrals

“We’d have happier customers if the sales team didn’t overpromise.” “Our customers would be more loyal if our service team was more responsive.” “Our systems don’t talk to each other. We need IT to fix our customer experience issues.” Alas, we’ve all seen how organization silos create friction and lead to customer experience breakdowns. When…

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Driving Customer Experience through Personalization (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about increasing personalization in your business. 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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Driving Customer Experience through Personalization

Personalization is crucial for customer engagement and loyalty. Marissa Mayer, formerly the president and CEO of Yahoo, put it this way: The future is personalization! Consumer research shows personalized experiences (much like increased customer convenience) are fundamental to customer trust, referrals, and business growth. So, let’s explore six tips to enhance the personalized experiences you…

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The 2024 Customer Experience Thrill Ride: Trends, Projections & Tips

Looking back to 2023 and ahead to 2024, customer experience delivery appears to be continuing as a high-speed roller coaster ride. Last year, at lightning speed, AI and other technologies substantially reshaped how businesses interact with customers. So, let’s summarize consumer and innovation trends while projecting what’s likely to come this year. 2023: The Year…

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How to Finish the Year Refreshed & Engaged – Reflecting and Revitalizing (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about the gifts you gave and received this holiday season. 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 Finish the Year Refreshed & Engaged – Reflecting and Revitalizing

As you prepare for Christmas, I have lightly modified a post from years ago. About 32 years ago, I used to speak about managing the stress of the holidays. Those presentations were loosely based on the book Unplug the Christmas Machine: A Complete Guide to Putting Love and Joy Back into the Season. In it,…

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