As we enter 2020 I wanted to share some ideas on how you can personally become a Rockstar and develop a team of Rock stars. Great employees are valuable. I am taking the focus of this newsletter from my book Moving Up and wanted to share with you. As a New Year’s Gift, I am … Read moreA Step-by-Step Guide to Creating your Success Moving Up
There any many doors a customer enters, and many people the customer interfaces with, when one person screws up it impacts the entire customer experience. It first starts with Strategy. This is where most companies miss the mark. Many think they are in healthcare, retail, banking, insurance, government, etc. Very few realize they are in … Read moreWhat is Customer Experience?
Every organization makes mistakes. Things go wrong every day regardless of how good or committed you are. Service Recovery is how you salvage a problem when you are at fault or when you are perceived to be at fault and make the customer fall in love with you. To just say I am sorry is … Read moreNovember Service Recovery
The backbone of great service is empowerment. My definition is for any employee to make a fast empowered decision on the spot in favor of the customer. No asking for approvals. No delays. No moving the request up the chain of command. I think most CEO’s believe their employees are empowered, The description of empowerment … Read moreGet Over Happy Customers with Empowerment
I have worked with Tom Raffio, of Northeast Delta Dental, since April 1990. Back then he and Dr. Bob Hunter implemented a radical Guarantee of Service Excellence at Delta Dental Plan of Massachusetts. In 1995, Raffio took the position of President & CEO of Northeast Delta Dental, which was in financial crisis. He immediately implemented … Read moreHow a Small Insurance Company Uses their Service Guarantee to Increase Revenue 7 times
In 2017, Ping An, China’s second largest insurers and the biggest non-state-owned company by revenue, rolled out a “Superfast Onsite Investigation” system — enabling policy holders to submit claims by simply operating a smartphone app and answering a few questions. Fender Benders, even minor ones, used to mean interminable hassle for Chinese drivers. One could … Read moreAuto Insurance…The Need for Speed.
Recently, Brook on my Leadership Management Team asked that I talk and write about this phenomenal company called…Chewy. I am glad she did as again, here is a company that stands out, became very profitable, and is focused relentlessly on Great Customer Service. Following are just a few of the questions that I feel are … Read moreThe Power of Great Service – Chewy
For over 30 years I have been reading the financial annual reports from Service Leaders. I find that some annual reports are full of smoke because they manipulate data and just dream about being a service leader. Authentic Service leaders, on the other hand, do a great job. I have highlighted key ideas so you … Read moreCustomer Service Leaders Financial Returns
Watch Customer Service Strategy for Local Government on YouTube I’m John Tschohl. I’d like to talk about the service strategy for local government. I happen to live in Bloomington, Minnesota. I think it’s probably one of the most customer service driven cities in the world. If you want to improve the customer experience, if you … Read moreCustomer Service Strategy Local Government