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Appreciating Customers Every Day – The Importance of Authentic Thanks (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about ways to drive a culture of team member and customer appreciation. 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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Appreciating Customers Every Day – The Importance of Authentic Thanks

Thanks for spending time with me this year through my posts and books. I’m also grateful to people around the world who continue to entrust me to help them elevate team member and customer experiences. This time of year typically provides a time for reflection and a context for expressing gratitude. Specifically in the US,…

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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 those people – team members, employees, customers, clients, patients, users,…

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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 or cappuccino and indulge in a pastry. Throughout Italy, coffee…

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Was Your Mother Right? Classic Wisdom at the Heart of Customer Success

  Delivering customer experience excellence is as simple as listening to your mom! When I was 13, I thought I knew everything, and my parents knew nothing. Eight years later, I was less sure of myself, and my parents seemed to have gotten a lot smarter. Out of respect for parental wisdom, let’s look at…

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Choose your Attitude, It’s Showtime – How to Actually Care for Every Customer (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about how to actually care for every customer. 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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Choose your Attitude, It’s Showtime – How to Actually Care for Every Customer

Charles Swindoll once said: We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Our attitude is everything. When delivering outstanding customer experiences (CX), our attitude might not be everything, but attitude is foundational to success.…

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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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Why Send Customers Away – The Art of Building Trust and Loyalty

How often have you told customers that they would be better served elsewhere? When was the last time a salesperson sent you to a competitor? This newsletter post will sound like business-ending advice for some people, but please hear me out. You SHOULD SEND YOUR CUSTOMER AWAY when it’s: 1) in your customer’s best interest,…

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

Can you keep a secret? Ok, here goes. Not all moments in a customer journey are created equal.   All right, maybe that’s not a secret, but many business leaders haven’t thought about the moments that matter most to their customers. Worse yet, they haven’t tried to create a “moment” that differentiates their brand from…

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