Customer Service

It Isn’t “Small” Talk: How to Build Rapport with Customers and Team Members

In business and life, “small talk” is an essential skill that produces “big results.” Mastering small talk is crucial for turning everyday interactions into deeper engagement and relationship-building opportunities. As a socially awkward teenager (quite frankly, who wasn’t), mentors taught me that small talk is less about “talking” and more about demonstrating “a genuine interest…

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Turning Customer Disappointments into Delight: Tips for Business Leaders

Imagine arriving at a picturesque resort by a serene lake, eager to explore nature in a canoe. Unfortunately, the resort doesn’t have enough life jackets, even though canoes are available. The difference between a disgruntled customer and a loyal advocate often boils down to how effectively a company anticipates and resolves these types of issues.…

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Cultivating a Winning Company Culture: Lessons from an Australian Trailblazer (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about driving a customer-centric culture. 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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Scaling Your Business with Customer Magic – Part 1 (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about creating a differentiated 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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Scaling Your Business with Customer Magic – Part 1

Entrepreneurship is a journey filled with challenges, a relentless pursuit of goals, and the unwavering belief that the impossible can be achieved. Drawing inspiration from the tale of David and Goliath, let’s delve into the real-world story of David and Aidan Tudehope, co-founders of Macquarie Technology Group, captured in: Customer Magic is available in ebook…

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The Magic of Customer -Centricity: Unveiling the Secrets of a Transformative Underdog

Let me introduce you to company that has and continues to provide customer magic – Macquarie Technology Group (or Macquarie for short.) I’ve worked with the CEO and the senior leadership team at Macquarie for years and watched this upstart telecommunication company fight off a government-backed legacy provider and well-funded competitors. Macquarie has demonstrated meteoric…

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Maximizing Customer Loyalty: Lessons from the Tech Industry’s Best (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about driving customer loyalty. 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 Build Customer Loyalty Through Service Recovery (Infographic)

In this week’s blog, I discussed about enhancing service recovery 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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Cultivating Passion and Purpose: The Power of Rituals in Business

Many leaders constantly manage daily challenges or spend a lot of time “putting out recurring fires.” Others find a way to manage daily operational challenges with minimal effort – leaving ample time to ignite a passion for products, services, and customer experiences across their organization. In my book, Leading the Starbucks Way, I explore how…

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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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