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Episode 25: Why Anticipating Your Customer’s Needs Makes All the Difference

Why technology is never as easy as it should be, how a commuter train line is anticipating your needs with a simple piece of paper, and one man’s journey across all 50 states.

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Episode 21: A Simple Idea to Build Great Customer Relationships

How something unrelated to your business can be a great way to build strong customer relationships. Why making your life harder is the best way to make the customer experience better.

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Episode 20: How to Surprise Your Customers by Thinking Ahead

How one hotel group won more Michelin stars than any other, why thinking ahead is the best way to surprise your customers, and why the people with your customer are just as important as your customer.

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Episode 18: The Secret Ingredients to a Memorable Customer Experience

A look at how Disney is using CX analytics, what an incredible dinner can teach you about making a memorable customer experience, and what an 80s classic has to do with building your brand.

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Episode 17: How Customer Experience Creates Word-of-Mouth Marketing

Why customer experience is an accumulating asset, how going above and beyond translates into word-of-mouth marketing, and why employee empowerment is key.

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Episode 16: Why the Best Surprise and Delight Moments Are Unscripted

Why exceptional customer service doesn’t happen by accident, how to surprise and delight your customers, and the lessons we can learn from going to the big game.

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Episode 14: How to Create the Ultimate Service Culture

Why a great service culture starts with corporate culture, how brands are pushing new frontiers in experiential marketing, and what gas rewards can teach us about the importance of a frictionless customer experience.

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Episode 13: The Keys to Creating an Exceptional Customer Experience

We look at everything that goes into providing an exceptional customer experience, from making a positive impact when your customers contact support to the crucial element of face time with customers for each member of your organization.

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Episode 12: What Cocktails and Doorknobs Do for Building Customer Relationships

From small businesses to airlines, if you’re not going above and beyond when building customer relationships, your customers will find someone who is.

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Episode 11: How to Delight Customers by Making the ‘Required’ Remarkable

Who says legal disclosures and plane rides have to be boring? Don’t pass up an opportunity to delight customers during everyday interactions.

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