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Creating Positive Employee Energy to Promote Your Success at Service Delivery

Is your organization suffering from negative employee energy? I can just imagine some CEOs, senior managers and supervisors shaking their heads in agreement with this opening question. We know the deal. We walk into a business place and ask for assistance and yes, we receive the information from an employee, but it lacks lustre. Shall …

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Disruption is Usually the First Step Towards Service Excellence

Being nice to the customer is a concept that many businesses don’t seem to be able to grasp. It’s usually a hit or miss situation. Some businesses, like the powerhouse Amazon, get it, whilst others and feel free to insert your choice of names here, continue to flounder. For a start up business, the key …

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Becoming a Customer Centric Brand

Now here’s a tall order for any business. But wait, Amazon, Zappos, Ritz Carlton, Disney and Hyatt have done it. So what makes them so special? Well, let’s take a closer look at these businesses and lift out a major feature that they all possess. By my estimation, they have migrated from just being businesses …

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Let’s Showcase Service Excellence During Trinidad and Tobago Carnival

It’s Carnival time in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). For those folks reading this column and hearing about this for the first time, our Carnival celebration is the crown jewel of all carnivals across the world. It is a massive  street parade powered by energetic music, a spectacle of revelry, costuming, gaiety, masquerade and most of …

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DRA Consulting launches CuSPTT – Customer Service Professionals` Group of Trinidad and Tobago

‘A movement whose time has come’ – an apt description of the Customer Service and Customer Experience Professionals Group (CuSPTT) by Dawn Richards, Principal Consultant and CEO of DRA Consulting and President of CuSPTT at the launch on Friday 15th March, 2019 at the Hilton Hotel.  Known as a change agent, Dawn referenced the words …

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THREE REASONS WHY EMPLOYEES ARE RESISTANT TO GIVING GREAT SERVICE

At this point, it is understood that the Customer Experience is crucial for the success of a business. Employee- Customer interaction is one of the most important aspects of the Customer Experience. Customers like to buy from people they like. So naturally, there will be a correlation between employees being resistant to delivering great service, …

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INTRODUCTION TO CUSTOMER CARE WORKSHOP

  EXCERPT FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH DAWN RICHARDS   In this excerpt, Dawn Richards answers the question: “What are some of the benefits of DRA Consulting`s one day Customer Service Workshop – Introduction to Customer Care?”   Interviewer: Can you tell us about the Introduction to Customer Care Workshop. Who is it for?  What will …

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DAWN RICHARDS DISCUSSES THE ROLE OF MANAGERS IN CREATING A CUSTOMER CARE ENVIRONMENT

Excerpts of an Interview with Dawn Richards  Managers and Supervisors play a critical role in creating a Customer Care Environment within an Organization. Managers are the ones who have to set a climate for people to be kind and compassionate. Here are some important questions that managers need to ask themselves: Do they demonstrate respect …

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THE WORKSHOP FOR GAME CHANGING MANAGERS

THE SUCCESSFUL PROFESSIONAL- 3 DAY WORKSHOP Fazeer Mohammed: Who would you like to attend this Program? Dawn Richards: This program is for Managers, Supervisors, Team Leads and Career Driven Individuals who feel that they want to build up their skills and become game changers. One of the things we have discovered is that Managers are …

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Customer Care Conversations

What is your role as a Help Desk Officer? A Help Desk Officer is somebody who works at a store or company and is there to deliver good service to the customer. The Help Desk Officer creates the first impression by smiling and greeting the customer. This makes them feel welcome and customers really love …

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