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Gamification in the workplace is all the rage these days, but what exactly is it and can it have any measurable effect on a Key Performance Indicator (KPI)? Especially within the past several years, the term has become one of those ubiquitous buzzwords that tend to pop up all over the place across multiple industries. Gamification, in a business sense, could be described as using gaming techniques to motivate people to reach performance metrics. A closer look...

We’ve all failed at work. Whether it was an awful first interview, failure to secure funding from an angel investor, or failure to close a sales deal, everyone has tasted bitter defeat. The best thing about failure? There is a lesson to be learned, making it preventable in the future.  Failure is an especially difficult pill to swallow in the realm of the customer experience (CX). It can mean losing a customer or negatively affecting a...

The banking industry is undergoing a tremendous wave of innovation, prompted by necessity.Experts agree that banks who fail to make major changes in the next few years will become the laggards in the industry. Industry leaders create each new development to meet the challenges presented by new digital markets. What happens next determines what the entire space looks like moving forward. There are seven new ideas in particular which are disrupting the banking industry right now and...

Customer Experience, or CX, is the collection of interactions between a business and its customers. The customers’ perceptions of this experience and the resulting feelings about the company dictate brand value and are measured with metrics such as NPS. Brand value ultimately determines the company’s future and longevity.  As such, understanding your personal approach to CX is critical. To evaluate your own CX approach, consider discovering your CX personality.  While no one personality type is better than...

Customer Experience, or CX, is the collection of interactions between a business and its customers. The customers’ perceptions of this experience and the resulting feelings about the company dictate brand value and are measured with metrics such as NPS. Brand value ultimately determines the company’s future and longevity.  As such, understanding your personal approach to CX is critical. To evaluate your own CX approach, consider discovering your CX personality.  While no one personality type is better than...

Customer Experience, or CX, is the collection of interactions between a business and its customers. The customers’ perceptions of this experience and the resulting feelings about the company dictate brand value and are measured with metrics such as NPS. Brand value ultimately determines the company’s future and longevity.  As such, understanding your personal approach to CX is critical. To evaluate your own CX approach, consider discovering your CX personality.  While no one personality type is better than...

Customer Experience, or CX, is the collection of interactions between a business and its customers. The customers’ perceptions of this experience and the resulting feelings about the company dictate brand value and are measured with metrics such as NPS. Brand value ultimately determines the company’s future and longevity.  As such, understanding your personal approach to CX is critical. To evaluate your own CX approach, consider discovering your CX personality.  While no one personality type is better than...

Mobile technology has become an integral part of the digital experience since its inception less than 10 years ago, and it has single-handedly revolutionized the way in which companies big and small do business - from marketing and advertising to managing operations. Over 94% of small businesses use mobile technology to conduct business to save time and money, increase sales, and obtain new customers. Not wanting to be left behind, insurance providers - from auto and...

Since the dawn of time, humans have been a storytelling species. We are able to connect with stories through content that is compelling and personal to us. It’s no surprise then, that businesses everywhere have used storytelling as a way to attract more business. Whether it’s re-telling the trials and tribulations of a business start-up or a success story from a customer or business partner, stories can play well into a marketing scheme through engagement. But businesses...

After an influx of new customers, you may be tempted to move on and focus all your efforts on additional sales. Resist the impulse. Focusing too much on customer acquisition as opposed to customer retention can harm your business. Getting new customers can cost up to 10 times more than keeping and growing with those that you already have. According to Inc. Plus, you’re likely to lose a lot of them if you aren’t making an effort...