Recently, the CEO of an organization asked me “How do we turn our team members into passionate advocates for the cultures we’re trying to build?” Great question! When you’ve got staff members that are raving fans of your company, it will naturally follow that they’ll help you turn your customers into passionate advocates as well! Whenever
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we thought we would share 13 employee appreciation ideas to surprise and delight your staff and help you to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! 13 Employee Appreciation Ideas 1. Foster an environment of praise At Red Carpet Learning Systems we are constantly giving each other praise, positive feedback, and kudos.
Things are tough in your personal life. Things are tough at work. Things are tough at home AND at work – oh no! How can you stay positive and focused at work when everything seems grim? Here are our — 5 Tips for Staying Positive at Work when Things are Tough 1. REFRAME – Sticking
The Red Carpet Team is together again! Our team is spread across the USA, and it is always a pleasure to get together in one place. We gathered in Asheville for our Customer Experience Summit – and found a little time to have some fun together as well. We’ve got great plans on how we can
I’ve had several great bosses in my career, but when it comes to the best boss I ever had, my mind immediately goes to the boss I had before I became the boss with my own company. Her name was (well, still is) Dawn Winder and one of the things I admired most about her
In the video and blog below, I provide 5 Steps to Creating a Strong Culture when you’re working with Virtual Teams. Virtual teams are a reality in today’s workplace. You may have people who work from home, in remote offices, or out in the field. Team and culture building can be challenging in those situations!
If customer service improvement is a goal in your company for the new year, you might wonder where to start. Should we provide our staff with customer service training? Does it start at the top or come from the bottom up? Must we adjust the way we hire people? What about employee orientation? Should we
Full disclosure: I wrote this article about customer service actions to take in the new year in 2015 and posted it on LinkedIn. However, it was so well received that I share it somewhere every year! Twelve Months of Customer Service Actions for 2018! If you’re like me, you spend a lot of time during the
When we get hired as customer service consultants, it’s typically because organizational leaders want to take the experience they provide up to the next great level. We don’t often get hired by people who give bad service, rather it’s people who get the importance of giving red carpet customer service and want to do so more consistently. We’ve
When it comes to word-of-mouth marketing, it’s imperative that you pay attention to the stories being told about your business. Last week I attended a storytelling camp run by Speaker, Storyteller and television personality Kelly Swanson.* My purpose for attending was to hone my skills and master the craft of professionally speaking. However, Kelly also got