How to do extraordinary things for your customers and your people – Interview with Bill Taylor

Today’s interview is with Bill Taylor, co-founder and founding editor of Fast Company, who now spends his time writing books and speaking to leadership audiences. Bill joins me today to talk about his new book: Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things In Extraordinary Ways, why he wrote it, it’s central thesis, who’s it […]

The rationale behind choosing a high-touch and high-cost route to serve our customers – Interview with Matthias Murin

Today’s interview is with Matthias Murin, Group Manager Customer Service at DocMorris, a Dutch online and mail-order pharmacy that provides medicines primarily to customers in Germany. Matthias joins me today to talk about DocMorris’ approach to customer service, the challenges of delivering a great customer experience over the phone and via email and why they […]

Is it time to stop talking about employee engagement?

Today’s podcast interview is a little different as it is an interview that I did earlier this year with the folks over at Engage For Success. My interviewer is Jo Moffat and over the course of our discussion we attempt to tackle the question: Is it time to stop talking about employee engagement? This interview […]

Technology has made people very productive but it has undermined their creativity – Interview with Chris Lewis

Today’s interview is with Chris Lewis, CEO of global communications agency, LEWIS. Chris joins me today to talk about his new book: Too Fast to Think: How to Reclaim Your Creativity in a Hyper-connected Work Culture, the idea behind it, what he means by creativity, what are the implications of the hyper connected work culture […]

How Tower grew by over 40% by introducing a five hour work day – Interview with Stephan Aarstol

Today’s interview is with Stephan Aarstol, Founder & CEO of Tower Paddle Boards, a direct to consumer beach lifestyle brand, based in San Diego, that started with stand up paddle board manufacturer and has now extended into surf, snorkel, bikes, skateboards etc. However, Stephan joins me today to talk about his new book: The Five-Hour […]

Over 50% of a customer’s experience is driven by how they feel – Interview with Colin Shaw

Today’s interview is with Colin Shaw, Founder and CEO of Beyond Philosophy™, a global customer experience consultancy. Colin joins me today to talk about his new book (The Intuitive Customer: 7 Imperatives For Moving Your Customer Experience to the Next Level – co-authored with Ryan Hamilton, a Professor of Marketing at Emory University in Atlanta, […]

Service design and creating experiences that work for customers, employees and stakeholders – Interview with Birgit Mager

Today’s interview is with Birgit Mager who is the Professor for Service Design at KISD, the Köln International School of Design, based in Cologne, Germany and the president of the International Service Design Network (SDN). Birgit joins me today to talk about service design, design thinking, why it’s becoming more and more popular and how […]

The benefits of surveying your customers at the point of experience – Interview with Lee Evans of SurveyMe

Today’s interview is with Lee Evans, the Chief Executive Officer & Founder of SurveyMe, a fast, flexible and closed-loop approach to receiving, recording and rewarding ‘Point of Experience’ feedback. Lee joins me today to talk about customer surveys, closing the loop and linking feedback to action. This interview follows on from my recent interview – […]

Delivering omni channel experiences that create memorable relationships – Interview with Janelle Matthews of Genesys

Today’s interview is with Janelle Mathews, senior VP for solutions at Genesys, a customer experience platform provider, which empowers companies to create exceptional omnichannel experiences, journeys and relationships. Janelle joins me today to talk about Genesys, the work they do and how they are helping their clients improve service and both the customer and employee […]