Exceptional Customer Service at WalMart?

We all know WalMart delivers low prices every time, don’t we? But have you ever been pleasantly surprised by its stellar customer service? Real World Story: Recently my brother and I visited the local WalMart. He needed a universal remote, a cable and some tools. I was slightly dreading this adventure because the last time […]

How to Put BAD Customer Service On Hold

I’m sure you’ve had this happen: You call a company and reach an automated phone tree with prompt after prompt to answer. You finally get connected to a human only to hear, “Thanks for calling XYZ Company. Can you hold?” And before you get a chance to answer, you’re on hold.  Immediately, you’re now frustrated. […]

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 […]