Every business claims they focus on customer service and offer the best to their clients. However, how many really do? If you want to be able to stand out from the crowd and offer truly great customer service instead of just empty promises, here are ten great tips that will help.
Leadership That Stimulates Change
LEADERSHIP THAT STIMULATES CHANGE focuses on the critical relationship between leadership, employee engagement and delivering an exceptional customer experience as a competitive advantage.
Bill is recognized as the Performance Excelerator™ because of his uncanny ability to create profound change and deliver extraordinary results with the most demanding organizations.
As a senior executive with over 30 years experience, he works with senior leaders to navigate change and influence and inspire higher performing, customer-focused cultures that create long-term, profitable relationships with your customers and excelerate performance and productivity with leaders and employees.
An engaged workforce is a productive one. Here are 5 tips for creating more powerful employee engagement in your organization: 1.Clarify what’s expected of employees It’s essential that your team members know what’s expected of them. When they start, generally they’re given a job description but that’s not enough. Clear expectations set the standards and means there’s no confusion and everyone is working towards the same goal. Putting things in writing is a valuable step to avoid confusion that can occur if only verbal instructions are given. 2.Offer internal career opportunities People don’t want to feel they are stuck in a dead end job. If you consider current team members for promotion before ever going outside the organization, people will be more willing to stay because they can see room for improvement and promotion if they perform well. Give people opportunities to learn and grow within their own role. Make… Read more »
This video is a segment from a longer video created for a client who wanted to on-board their new employees with a consistent message about the culture and expectation of the organization. Bill talks about the role of expectations and how they convert into behaviours that differentiate companies from their competitors. Click to watch video on YouTube Bill provides world class executive consulting, dynamic keynote presentations, transformative workshops and high stakes facilitation. Bill is a Professional member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) and the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). Click here to find out how Bill can get your team Fired Up & Focused and help you push beyond the norm and achieve desired outcomes. For more information about having Bill speak about this topic at your next event, visit Kickass Keynotes
We all know that providing exceptional customer service is the stated goal of every business leader, regardless of how large or small the company. It’s common knowledge that customers are more loyal to companies who treat them as more than just a number. Sadly, the personal touch customers want — and deserve — is often lost in the daily grind of doing business… especially in larger companies. Too often the leaders do not model the very behaviours they expect from their teams.
This is the fourth in a series of six articles that looks at different aspects of excellent customer service and how it leads to increased overall profitability. The full series will be available for download as a white paper once it is completed. In our last article, we discussed 4 Steps to GIVE Exceptional Customer Service. Now we want to go over some of the key reasons why it is so important that customer service should be exceptional — to exceed expectations. If customers are receiving exceptional customer service, they would naturally have a tendency to return to the same store again to fulfill future needs. Although the customer may only spend a small amount in any given transaction, their loyalty is potentially worth thousands of dollars in profits to the company — which helps secure future employment for the team. Therefore, exceeding customer’s expectations is in the best interest… Read more »