Category Archives: Nuances That WOW

The WOW is not always in big actions but in many small details (nuances) of the big actions that add up to WOW experiences.

Engaging Your People – Part 3 of 6

In the previous article of this series, we talked about how to make the WOWplace respectful. This week’s topic focuses on Rule #3: a WOWplace is HUMAN… not HUMANOID. What I mean by this is that we all have feelings that … Continue reading

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Engaging Your People – Part 2 of 6

Last week, we talked about how to make the WOWplace safe for people to engage and contribute. This week’s topic focuses on Rule #2: a WOWplace is RESPECTFUL. We all work hard to be respected… and to show respect to … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #49: Be the WOW in a World Full of OWs!

Tip #49: Be the WOW in a world full of OWs! Correct something that someone else has done wrong. Even if you weren’t the cause, if there’s a way you can be the solution, you will create a WOW. Things … Continue reading

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50 Ways to WOW Your Others – Tip #1: Slip Out the Back, Jack

Lots of people enjoy getting quick tips they can read and instantly implement. Since, my webinar and podcast “50 Ways to WOW Your Others!” is so popular, I’m posting the tips here on my blog. Subscribe to this blog (if … Continue reading

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WOW Customer Service – What’s the Right Choice?

Choice #1: Call late or no show? The plumber The appliance repairman The paver installer The house painter The tile installers The furniture delivery/installation crew Almost all of the above tradesmen have been a “no-show” on us. One came at … Continue reading

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The Nuances That Create Customer Service… or Customer Nightmares

With all the customer service knowledge, advice, articles, blog posts and other tools out there available for us to use, you’d think customer service would be improving as a general rule. There are “pockets” of exceptional customer service, with some companies doing an … Continue reading

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The Crucial Difference Between Being Accountable and Taking Ownership

Many people either consider the terms “Being  Accountable” and “Taking Ownership” interchangeable, or they forget about taking ownership altogether and focus only on holding people accountable for their actions and goals. But there are some very subtle (and highly important) differences between … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of the WOW

Whenever we talk about WOWing our customers, it’s easy to just say, “That was a WOW” or “That was an OW,” without breaking an interaction down into all its elements and every touchpoint along the way. It’s almost never a simple case of … Continue reading

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Are Your Salespeople “Practicing” on Your Prospects?

One of the things we stress for anyone who wants to create a WOWplace is giving people the proper tools and training to succeed at the highest level in their jobs. This is true for every position throughout the company, but probably the … Continue reading

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5 WOW Ideas to Brighten Your Workplace All Year Round!

With the holiday season behind us (when it’s easy to find fun ideas to tie in our brand and efforts with the beauty of the season), we must continue to look for FUN ideas we can use to brighten our workplaces ALL year round. … Continue reading

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