No Pain(point), No Gain

Years ago when I started out in my Customer Experience improvement career, a friend gave me a book entitled A Complaint is a Gift. It was one of those single-message books that really only require a skimming to get the point. As I look back …

When Customer Policy clashes with Customer Reality

If you work with customer facing personnel you have likely heard something like: “Well, what I did was bend the rules, and made my customer happy. Just because the system wouldn`t let me give her cash back, that didn`t mean I couldn`t do a cash …