In an age when a customer’s unhappy experience with a company can go viral mere minutes after it occurred—and when customers regularly take to the Internet to publicize their great and not-so-great experiences—you understand the importance of superior customer service. … Read More
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Travelers coming through the New York City area’s three airports—La Guardia, JFK, and Newark—might soon feel the need to double check that they aren’t walking through the set of a science fiction movie. That’s because the airports are introducing some … Read More
You start your morning running late and sprint into your local coffee shop for your morning cup of joe. As you breathlessly place your order, you notice the barista doesn’t smile at you. She utters a flat, “Here you go” … Read More
Too often, organizations promise satisfaction to external customers and then allow internal politics to frustrate their employees’ good intentions to deliver. It’s important to remember that your customers aren’t the only ones who come through your organization’s door every day … Read More
Catch the highlights of Ron Kaufman’s keynote speech to the annual conference of True Value Hardware Stores. Making the connection between Service, and the delivery of True Value. View more Ron Kaufman keynote speeches now.
The last thing a customer with a complaint wants to hear you say is: “You’re wrong.” What they want to hear is that you understand them, appreciate them, and agree with them on the importance of the value they have … Read More
Read the first part of this blog post here. 7. Voice of the Customer. Key drivers of satisfaction at Microsoft include product quality, value for money, security, accuracy, and speed of solutions. But that’s not everything the company’s customers and … Read More
You step off the plane, weary from a long flight. As you walk through the terminal, you can’t believe your eyes. The airport is immaculate with walkways as wide as roadways and not a speck of litter anywhere. As you … Read More
This interview was originally published in EXPAT LIVING Magazine, and written by Monica Pitrelli. Struggling with bad service? Yeah, us too. But before you unleash on the next bumbling waiter or clueless salesclerk, hear the words of RON KAUFMAN, a … Read More
By Dan Woog, “Woog’s World,” first published in the Westport News. RON KAUFMAN’S ULTIMATE GAME In the early 1970s Ron Kaufman was too small to play on most Staples High School teams. But Ultimate Frisbee was different. The squad – … Read More