Five Ways to Poise Customer Service for the Future

It’s Monday and the first day of Customer Service Week. Let’s begin by setting goals for a long-term strategy to make sure that customer service is one of your company’s competitive differentiators.
I think it’s a fair estimate that a typical customer service representative handles more than 10,000 calls a year. That’s 10,000 interactions, 10,000 opportunities to positively influence the customers’ loyalty toward the brand and the company. There is no other department so uniquely positioned to achieve this goal. The Customer Service Department must take its place on the C Suite level to have the greatest impact.

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Everything I Know About Customer Service I Learned at Disney World

While in Disney World last week, I visited the One Man’s Dream attraction at Hollywood Studios, which is a mini-museum of sorts all about Walt Disney’s life and how he grew his company to be one of the most successful of all time. I learned that when developing his theme parks, Walt Disney wanted to do things differently and completely redefine guests’ expectations of what an amusement park could be. He firmly believed that they were putting on a show for guests. Therefore, those who worked at Disneyland (and later Disney World) were to be called “cast members” rather than “employees” (and they still are).

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A Simple Approach to Great Customer Service from Pike’s Place Fish Market

I came across this book on display at a group team building activity in my former hotel. This Team Building company brings lots of different corporate groups to our hotel. This particular group was learning about providing Great Customer Service. The book looked like a children story book similar to the cover of “Who Moved my Cheese”. It even had a boring cover with just the word “Fish” and a drawing of a fish on it. So I just passed it by. Yes I am guilty of Judging a Book by its Cover. 
Then lately my present boss, highlighted of about Customer Service and how we can try to make the work more fun even for work that is boring and mundane. He highlighted about the Pike’s Place Fish Market in Seattle, America that is famous. People go there not only to buy fish but also to see the antics of the staff there. He said that there is even a motivational book written about this place. I remembered this book and got it. Like most books in this lens, its a simple to understand and a fun read. The book shares with you how to boost your employee morale and thus increases your revenue.

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The Brilliant Basics to Exceptional Restaurant Service- Free E Book

Service in the front is as important as as a good chef. I have mentioned this in my website Restaurant Promo Ideas previously. You can have the best Michelin Star Chef, but if your staff can’t sell the product or can’t get the food item to the customers table properly and promptly. You will slowly loose your customers.As customers are the life blood of any restaurant, your business will gradually decline. There are lots of resources on the net to help you train your service staff both free and with a price tag. This free ebook consist of 13 chapters of the author’s experiences and knowledge in relation to restaurant service.

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