Hawaiians have a reputation for delivering stellar customer service. They seem to always maintain a genuinely warm and friendly manner when dealing with their clients, making it virtually impossible to feel dissatisfied even after experiencing some sort of service failure. The secret may be that they have a sunny outlook on life that comes from living […]
Asking customers for feedback is generally easy, but asking questions that spark action is not. And every customer’s journey is different, so why ask every customer the same old questions? Neat piles of similar responses look pretty in reports, but there’s only so much action you can take from there. When you tailor your questions for […]
It’s difficult for anyone to truly get the experience their customers have.
It can be a daunting task to go looking for actionable feedback. You have to roll up your sleeves, check your ego at the door, and prepare to learn some hard truths about your business and (gasp!) yourself. It’s great to seek customer feedback through surveys, but many typical survey questions lead the witness. For instance, “Are you satisfied” […]
Asking questions without limitations can lead to a better experience for your customers.
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 […]
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 […]