Organizations have weak customer service because they don't understand the revenue that can be gained by implementing a superior service strategy. John Tschohl, President of the Service Quality Institute, discusses strategy and how companies will see money fall from the sky if they put more effort into creating an excellent customer service experience.
Would you enter the Olympics if you knew that only a little over 2% (2.785714%) of the Olympians would walk out of Sochi with a gold medal? The Olympic athletes typically practice for 3-4 years, 6 days a week for 7 hours a day. The training is on the basics and for a 1-2 minute event. And as is often the case, in the competitive atmosphere the people who were supposed to win did not.
Start thinking like an Olympic athlete and be the best you can be. Take home the gold with superior customer service. Grow market share by being the best.
A current Gallup poll reveals that 7 out of 10 employees are â€œnot engagedâ€ or â€œactively disengaged.â€ This is costing you a bundle! When employees are not engaged, they create a rotten service culture where your customers leave unhappy possibly never to return. Create a quality service team and start with your managers. Learn how.
Is there a â€œsecretâ€ competitive edge that successful businesses already know? What are these businesses doing differently that sets them apart than everyone else? Every company is seeking a competitive edge that will translate sales into satisfied, return customers.
Service Quality Institute President John Tschohl shares his recent customer service experiences and provides his thoughts on where they could be improved. A major trend John sees within customer service is investing in expensive technology solutions that are designed to ease internal issues, but they come at the cost of frustrated customers. Far too many companies â€œtalk the talkâ€ of being customer-focused but fail in their practice of truly looking out for the customer experience.
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