We’re giving our brains a real workout when dealing with customers. We do our best to see the experience from the their perspective, to empathize with their issue and find the best solution, and simultaneously use processes and procedures to move the interaction to its next logical step. We use our own lens to view the experience while trying to […]
Processes involving humans (that is, ALL of them) require lots and lots of reminders, revisions and revamping.
Highly-engaged employees will deliver better experiences to your customers, leading to increased loyalty, more referrals, and more business overall. Yippee! However, employee engagement is emotional and often hinged on the very last experience an employee might have – with his or her manager, with co-workers, with an angry client, or even with you. These simple moments add […]
Your organization might be well-meaning but still ruining your customer’s day. The mission at 360Connext is simple, but we believe it’s important: We’re on a mission to create fewer ruined days for customers. I started using this as our mission when I created the company in 2009. And I believe it’s still an important goal […]
Customers are tracking brands and how they interact with customers. And they’re giving their friends all the dirt they find on your brand! They’re sharing information like who to contact to get things done, and when’s the best time to call and actually get an answer. They may not contact you directly about it, but customers are […]
Brands need to keep innovating. To stay ahead of the market, they need to offer the “what’s next” to stave off the competition. Innovation is about responding to the market, anticipating needs, and using a little magic to appeal to customers. I often wonder about the companies that don’t innovate. And then I remember some of […]
There’s a joke about being at the top in any small business. The title of founder or president, in its deceptively simple way, covers a multitude of jobs. You can’t just run the business by doing the work, you have to run the business by stepping in as chief technology officer, chief financial officer, chief […]