The power of “Hello” in customer service interactions

The first 10 seconds of every customer interaction set the tone for how your customer service, or lack thereof, is experienced by customers. And if you wish to deliver exceptional service, it all starts with a simple Hello! Real World Story:  In my latest customer service video, Simple Service Secrets #3: Hello, I share two […]

How supermarkets produce exceptional service, or not

A colleague recently shared with me the following story as two examples of customer service at two major supermarket chains in Los Angeles County—Ralphs and Smart & Final. Real World Story: “I love to cook and bake. So I’m at the supermarket almost every day.  Last week, I had a problem with store items not […]