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Experiences We Are Grateful For

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As I like to say, "life is made up of experiences." And we get to design them! What awesome and important work this is. We asked our CX Accelerator leaders to let us know an experience they were thankful for this year. One thing is clear from the responses.we love building strong relationships!

Experiences We Are Grateful For

CX Accelerator

As I like to say, "life is made up of experiences." And we get to design them! What awesome and important work this is. We asked our CX Accelerator leaders to let us know an experience they were thankful for this year. One thing is clear from the responses.we love building strong relationships!

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10 Ways to Listen to Customers Without Surveys

CX Accelerator

Author: Jeremy Watkin. Surveys are a great way to listen to the voice of the customer, so don’t misconstrue the title of this article as being “anti-survey.”

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Celebrating Tony Hsieh's Contribution to CX

CX Accelerator

by Jeremy Watkin and Community. The all-too-sudden and tragic passing of former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh has sent a ripple through the business world, and the customer experience (CX) community is no exception.

AI Insights Playbook––Understand Your Customer Experience To Improve It

The biggest challenge facing Contact Centers is understanding what customers expect. With today’s changing customer expectations, dynamic market realities and aggressive competitors, organizations must understand where they are successful and where they fall short. Download this eBook to learn how you can improve your customer experience with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

The 11 Tracks on our CX Playlist

CX Accelerator

Collected and written by your CX DJ, Jeremy Watkin. ,, In the #CXQOTD for Friday, October 16 we challenged our community to come up with a CX playlist. The question was, “What song sums up your aspirations as a CX leader?”. Let’s look at what the CX Accelerator community came up with.

Building a CX Dashboard

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If you’re running a CX program, you need a way of communicating your progress to your superiors and the broader organisation. We are all guilty of not communicating enough on occasion.so what’s required is something that will break down the walls of the CX department allowing everyone in the business to see how the organisation is performing relative to customer expectations and its targets.

The Personality Of Customer Experience

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When it comes to Customer Experience (CX) work, it takes a very special type of person to be successful. Consider all the skills required to thrive in the role.data crunching, storytelling, journey mapping, process improvement, change management, strategic thinking, influencing behaviors, project management.the list goes on. It's essentially impossible for any one person to be strong in all of these areas. Could this be part of the reason that a huge percentage of CX initiatives are failing?

The Greatest Avenger of the CX Universe

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Whether you know it or not, a battle rages in the universe between companies with incredible customer experiences and everyone else. Furthermore, so many companies are paying lip service to great customer experience but not walking the walk. You are looking to hire one Avenger from the Marvel Cinematic Universe who will build the best CX program in all of the universe. Which Avenger would you hire and why?

Celebrating Tony Hsieh's Contribution to CX

CX Accelerator

by Jeremy Watkin and Community. The all-too-sudden and tragic passing of former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh has sent a ripple through the business world, and the customer experience (CX) community is no exception.

How to Make Every Survey a Top Customer Experience!

We’ve all had surveys that we’d rather forget, but surveys are a critical element of your overall customer experience. Download this eBook and get the four key elements of a brand-building survey program. Use these tenets to help your surveys deepen your customer’s relationship with your brand.

Welcome Aboard! 7 Tips for Building CX into New Employee Onboarding

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The first days and weeks are so critical when it comes to employee engagement and helping the employees buy in to the mission of their new company. Imagine the employee that shows up to a new job, is ushered to an office where they sit alone for hours poring over paperwork, waits a week for IT to set them up with a computer, and goes hours without meaningful human interaction with colleagues. Is that a job you’d likely remain for the long haul? What does this say about that company?

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Becoming The CX Leader Your Business Needs

CX Accelerator

Let’s face it, leadership in CX has never been a walk in the park. At the beginning of the year we saw some mixed predictions from Forrester that one in four CX professionals would lose their jobs whilst, in the same breath, stating that the number of CX execs would swell by 25%.

So You’re a New CX Leader? 5 Tips to Succeed in Your Role

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We’ve all been there. It’s your first day on a new job and you’re trying to figure out how things work. There’s lots to be done – relationships to be built, goals to be set and plans to be drafted. You’re learning how to work in a new environment, and trying to battle the exhaustion that comes with that while remembering everyone’s names and figuring out what your priorities should be.

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Is "Agent" Offensive to Contact Center Professionals?

CX Accelerator

Written by Jeremy Watkin and Community Dear contact center agent: What if I told you that if you come to work for us you can do the exact same job as you’re doing now but we’ll instead call you a customer service hero, guru, rockstar, or ninja? Are you sold?

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The 11 Tracks on our CX Playlist

CX Accelerator

Collected and written by your CX DJ, Jeremy Watkin. ,, In the #CXQOTD for Friday, October 16 we challenged our community to come up with a CX playlist. The question was, “What song sums up your aspirations as a CX leader?”. Let’s look at what the CX Accelerator community came up with.

Giving Thanks for the CX Accelerator Community

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“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Zig Ziglar As another year winds down to a close, and we head into another holiday season, those of us in the U.S.

Developing a CX Program of Work

CX Accelerator

An original piece from Ben Motteram. As a CX manager, there comes a time when you have to start implementing changes within your organisation to help you to meet and exceed your customers’ expectations.

Building a Customer Experience (CX) Strategy

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More and more companies are realizing the importance of formalizing and strategizing the customer experience. However, many are unsure where to start, which leads to a common question, “How do you build a customer experience strategy?” This article will help you understand what a CX strategy is and how to build one by adapting the philosopher Vanilla Ice’s famous words, “. Stop, Collaborate, and Listen.”

Should Loyalty Metrics be Reassessed Post-Pandemic? And What About NPS?

How has the pandemic changed customer expectations and CX strategies? From several verticals and a wealth of VOC data, we share key insights and examine if NPS has the same predictive power. See how you should adjust your metrics!

How Have your Customers’ and Employees Expectations Changed?

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Written by Nick Glimsdahl. We find ourselves in unprecedented – certainly, the word of the year – times. While America and the globe continues to #stayhome for the health of our fellow man and woman, we all would do well to reflect on and capture lessons learned.

10 Ways to Listen to Customers Without Surveys

CX Accelerator

Author: Jeremy Watkin. Surveys are a great way to listen to the voice of the customer, so don’t misconstrue the title of this article as being “anti-survey.”

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Developing a CX Program of Work

CX Accelerator

An original piece from Ben Motteram. As a CX manager, there comes a time when you have to start implementing changes within your organisation to help you to meet and exceed your customers’ expectations.

My Understanding of AI in CX so Far. Things Could Change!

CX Accelerator

I’m not known for being quick on the uptake by those closest to me. A couple prime examples include long division and driving a stick-shift. When my only option was a manual transmission, my parents just sort of cut me loose on the streets of Rancho Cucamonga, California to learn to drive (Yes, I already had my driver’s license but on an automatic transmission).

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Becoming The CX Leader Your Business Needs

CX Accelerator

Let’s face it, leadership in CX has never been a walk in the park. At the beginning of the year we saw some mixed predictions from Forrester that one in four CX professionals would lose their jobs whilst, in the same breath, stating that the number of CX execs would swell by 25%.

Is "Agent" Offensive to Contact Center Professionals?

CX Accelerator

Written by Jeremy Watkin and Community Dear contact center agent: What if I told you that if you come to work for us you can do the exact same job as you’re doing now but we’ll instead call you a customer service hero, guru, rockstar, or ninja? Are you sold?

The Rustici Story: How Happy Employees Create Happy Customers

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Originally posted on the Rustici Software Blog Last month, I presented to the Nashville Network of Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) and shared how we’ve built a remarkable place to work at Rustici Software and how that leads to providing exceptional service to our customers. While what we have built here has taken years to build and might not be totally replicated at your company, I hope it gives you inspiration or an idea to share with others in your organization.

Why It’s Time to Get Real About Impostor Syndrome

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Author: Erica Marois Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you didn’t feel like you belonged? Perhaps you’ve felt this way in a work setting. Maybe you’ve been sitting at a boardroom table feeling unprepared, overwhelmed, and out of your league.

Driving Business Value with Contact Center and UC Integration

With the growth of hybrid work models and work from home, one thing is more important than ever: integration. But, how are companies leveraging it - both technically and operationally? In this whitepaper, you’ll get in-depth insight into how companies are utilizing integrated platforms in their day-to-day operations, and which success metrics they are measuring. Download your copy now to discover how companies are future-proofing their contact centers as they adapt to remote and hybrid workforces.

Why It’s Time to Get Real About Impostor Syndrome

CX Accelerator

Author: Erica Marois Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you didn’t feel like you belonged? Perhaps you’ve felt this way in a work setting. Maybe you’ve been sitting at a boardroom table feeling unprepared, overwhelmed, and out of your league.

So You’re a New CX Leader? 5 Tips to Succeed in Your Role

CX Accelerator

We’ve all been there. It’s your first day on a new job and you’re trying to figure out how things work. There’s lots to be done – relationships to be built, goals to be set and plans to be drafted.

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The Three Stages to Developing a Customer-Centric Culture

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A customer-centric culture is the “make or break” component of any customer experience initiative. It was great getting to let loose on this all-important topic alongside Ryan Floersch of Gladly during our recent CXPA webinar.

The Three Stages to Developing a Customer-Centric Culture

CX Accelerator

A customer-centric culture is the “make or break” component of any customer experience initiative. It was great getting to let loose on this all-important topic alongside Ryan Floersch of Gladly during our recent CXPA webinar.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

The Year of the Vision Board

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How A Simple Vision Board Changed My Year & A How-To Guide For Building Your 2020 Board. By Becky Roemen. If you haven’t ugly cried in a Target parking lot have you even Adulted?

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