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Why Customer Service Can’t Always Be Taught

How do you teach customer service? Some things just can’t be taught.  I found my first job after college at The Danbury Mint – a high-end collectibles company selling porcelain dolls, figurines, sports memorabilia and the like – by seeing

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What Is The Difference Between Customer Service And Customer Experience?

    Shep Hyken is the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations and a customer service and customer experience expert. He is a National Speakers Association Hall of Fame speaker and a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Customer Service Automation

Guest post by Daryna Lishchynska With so many tools available, it may be tempting to throw customers to a fully-automated customer service system. But doing so may make them feel alone and unappreciated, so using customer service automation is a

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The Best Books And Board Games For Staying At Home

In order to encourage people to #stayathome during the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite books, board games, and household necessities for you to peruse. I’ve launched my own Amazon Storefront which will be continually updated. Please

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Why The Healthcare System Is Failing Seniors

America is getting older, and the healthcare system is buckling under the pressure. The double whammy of people generally living longer and the massive Baby Boomer generation creating the “largest-ever population of older adults in America” has necessitated a level of experience innovation in the healthcare industry that simply has no precedent.

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Why Subjective Marketing Decisions Can Lead To A Poor Customer Experience

Marketing is becoming a data-driven discipline and with good reason. But many companies are lagging behind this trend, putting performance and ROI at risk. It used to be that marketing was looked at as a “soft skill,” whereas the finance people were the real quantitative minds […]