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Real Leadership Means Listening To Your Customers

I recently blogged about the problems some executives have identifying with their own customers. The Institute of Customer Service research I referred to shows clearly that many executives have no idea what the customer really wants and don’t appear to … Continue reading

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Do Executives Really Believe in Great Customer Service?

A new report from the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) suggests that the suspicion of many customers is actually true – that most executives have no idea what their customers really want. In addition, these same executives are charged with … Continue reading

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Those persistent myths about outsourcing

Real Business featured a great article recently in which they described and debunked some of the myths about outsourcing a customer service function. You can read the full article here, but my comments on the five key points are: Language … Continue reading

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Leading customer service from the top

How can you ensure that your customer service team always delivers great service? Of course you need to train the team and make sure they are empowered to look after the customer, but one of the most striking ways of … Continue reading

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How does chatting on Twitter make any business sense?

As airlines increasingly add Internet and phone services to their flights, the golf course is rapidly becoming the only place where the use of electronic gadgets is banned. But when I am on the golf course, the conversation often turns … Continue reading

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