customer service training program trinidad and tobago

Simplicity…….the Third Customer Love Language

Simplicity is the customer’s third love language. In a world of overstimulation, simplicity is a welcome diversion. Individuals are being overloaded with decisions on a daily basis and appreciate when they don’t have to do any heavy lifting whilst interacting with a business. The problem is that not all businesses take the time to make …

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The Journey to Customer Success

Over the past three months, during the “normal” curtailment of customer activity, we noticed some pretty impressive upticks in customer love being demonstrated by some businesses, which was laudable. I’ve been on the lookout for businesses that have sustained a commitment to keeping their customers happy by delivering memorable experiences. Predictably though, some have begun …

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It’s Time to Add a Voice Of The Customer Feature to Your Business

  Businesses need to stop taking decisions about their customers from 10,000 feet away and begin to take decisions that are as close to the customer as possible. How hard is that? Actually, it’s a really simple operation, if you’re a customer centric business. The problem is that many businesses are not even bothering to …

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How Will You Re-introduce Your Business to Your Customers?

“Whenever a wild card becomes possible, the future planning playbook has to be rewritten.” This quote by Tamar Kasriel, a retail futurist, speaks volumes. She was commenting that futurists had regarded the pandemic as a “wild card.” That is, an occurrence that would have big, worldwide impact, but a highly improbable event. Well, the event …

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REIMAGINING SERVICE AS WE ADAPT TO THE DIGITAL AGE

We hadn’t noticed that we were being primed for this digital moment that we’re experiencing. The pandemic has shoved everyone forward, at the same time. Necessity has become the mother of acceleration. With the onslaught of smart phones, expanding bandwidth, chat bots, self-service, online shopping and the like, alert business leaders and technology driven businesses …

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Leadership Effectiveness in the Age of Rapid Change

Chuck Berry, the legendary rock and roll singer of the ‘80s once said; “never let the same dog bite you twice.” Yes, yes, I know that he is not a management guru, but we would do well to bear out the wisdom of his words. My application of Chuck’s words to the world of business, …

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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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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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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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