Is there a magic bullet for great service? Maybe.

What is the most important skill people need for providing the best service? This question comes up from time to time, particularly when times are busy and business owners and managers are looking for quick and easy solutions. It seems there is never an end to those searching for the magic bullet for service excellence. … Continue reading Is there a magic bullet for great service? Maybe.

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The Easy Way to Outdo Your Competition

So many businesses struggle with trying to outdo their competition. They try all kinds of things. They match their competitor’s product and then add some extra bling or make it a little bigger or smaller. They get focus groups together or send out surveys. They look at all the data. However, they most often fail … Continue reading The Easy Way to Outdo Your Competition

Six Tips for Dealing With Difficult Service Situations

The holiday season is now underway with service excellence in the spotlight in a bigger way than all other times of the year. And one of the biggest challenges in providing excellent service is when things go wrong and those we serve become different people, sometimes horrible people. With a little care and concern, service … Continue reading Six Tips for Dealing With Difficult Service Situations

How to make gratitude the lifestyle of your workplace.

In the USA, the Thanksgiving holiday is in a few days. This is a traditional time where families and friends gather to count blessings and thank those who have been helpful and supportive. This gracious time is a very humbling yet satisfying period where most of us find our souls and allow ourselves to ponder … Continue reading How to make gratitude the lifestyle of your workplace.

Are you upping your customer experience game for you or for customers? The difference matters.

So many businesses have jumped on the bandwagon to improve their customers’ experience. While I applaud it and truly believe that it’s about time, there is one concerning question, are they doing it to truly serve customers or in hopes of potential gain? What I mean is are these companies only using what I call … Continue reading Are you upping your customer experience game for you or for customers? The difference matters.