My week in CX #7

In a week that has been dominated by the attack on Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday I, like the vast majority of Londoners, have just carried on with what I need to do. This week has involved monkeying around with surveys, talking about agility and generally getting distracted. When I survey … Continue reading My week in CX #7

My week in CX #6

In which this runner's customer journey comes to a standstill, a national institution gets quite matey and an orchestra prompts new thoughts about customer experience. Runners need a rest from feedback After grumping last week about Runnersneed's tardiness in responding to my feedback I received an email from the branch manager in which he clarified … Continue reading My week in CX #6

Customers first, or employees – do you really need to ask?

I was struck a few years back when I read Herb Kelleher's excellent account of the growth of SouthWest Airlines that he held the view that customers come second whilst employees come first. Aha! I thought, contrarian thinking from the head of a company renowned for delivering a great customer experience, that's great! And since I … Continue reading Customers first, or employees – do you really need to ask?

My week in CX #5

In a week of customer experience lunches I re-discover that it pays to complain, get creative online and wish more people were like the #timetunneltrain driver. Whole lotta lunch Fay Maschler, restaurant critic of the Evening Standard publishes a diary of what we might call her meets and eats alongside her weekly review. Mine lunch … Continue reading My week in CX #5

My week in CX #4

There's quite a bit in this week's cavalcade of customer fun that relates to healthcare and queuing so it seems entirely appropriate to dust off a jazz-rock-fusion classic from my vinyl collection for this week's photo. Meanwhile, some of the recent sagas come to a close (and some don't) and everybody seems to want my feedback. Street end-of-life … Continue reading My week in CX #4

Five key questions to check if you have OCXD

They say you should never start with an apology - but let's break that rule: apologies in advance to anyone reading this who does actually suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This post is not intended to trivialise a serious mental health condition but Obsessive Customer Experience Disorder (OCXD) seems like a good way of characterising my own … Continue reading Five key questions to check if you have OCXD