Companies are starting to set dates for employees to return to their office spaces now that vaccinations are disseminating throughout the country. What a great time for the organization’s leadership to lay the foundation for a new culture that can coincide with the re-openings. 85% of business leaders have identified the “customer experience” is the […]
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  It’s that time of year when everyone is busy preparing for the holidays and having to add one more thing to the list can create anxiety. This is especially true if that one more thing to do includes going to the local Tax Collector’s office for a needed license. However, I was very pleasantly […]
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I took ballet from the age of 7 until I was 17 years old. It is a highly disciplined art and I loved it! Dancers spend hours upon hours of perfecting their technique, so that when performance time arrives, they are able to perform at their peak. However, the performance is not just about the […]
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In today’s fast paced world, you don’t have long to create an emotional connection with your customers to build strong customer loyalty. Here are three phrases that can be used to speed up that connection. They are easily remembered by the acronym CUS. CUS stands for: I’m concerned… I feel uncomfortable… I feel scared… CUS […]
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People are getting tired and you can see the exhaustion in their faces and hear it in their voices. Some are tired from the lockdown of the virus, the worry of the virus, losing their incomes, feeding their families, the protests, the fear of the future, etc. When you have a customer that expresses such […]
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Delivering exceptional customer service is a way of life. It is how world class organizations drive every employee to consistently look for ways to offer amazing service. It is a part of their culture that is communicated, measured, and rewarded. Interestingly, exceptional customer service doesn’t have to be something big and outrageous, it can be […]
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Whether you are a restaurant, retail store, bank, university, or other type of organization, the way processes and systems were done in the past will not ever be the same. There will become a New Normal. Many people do not like “change” for reasons ranging from the uncomfortableness to the unknown. It has been quite […]
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I just got off the phone with a representative of my cable company and said “Wow”! That doesn’t occur often, but here is what happened. I had a situation that needed human discussion, but dreaded the phone lines and wait; however, I was pleasantly surprised when I quickly got right into a cable representative. His […]
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Students are making the rounds of colleges these days trying to determine what will be the best fit for them for the next four years of their life. Not only are they looking at the academics, they are also looking for who makes them feel the most valued and cared for. High Point University knows […]
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