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Innovative Service: Trust as a Service Centerpiece

We live our lives on promises.  From the time a child can grasp the concept of “cross my heart and hope to die,” there is a forever realization that anxiety can only be reduced through proof of trust while waiting … Continue reading

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The Power of Customer Surprise!

The Christmas I turned ten years old there was a mega-surprise for me under the tree. I was expecting the ham radio starter kit or fishing rod that I had requested.  But, there it was!  I could not believe my … Continue reading

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Service Innovation: Give Customers an Occasional Miracle

  A Boston family adopted an Asian girl.  No sooner had she arrived in the U.S. than the family learned she needed to have major surgery.  The nine year old child––who spoke only Chinese and had life experiences limited to … Continue reading

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The Customer’s Chair

Chairs are a big deal.  The big boss sits in the chair at the head of the board table.  The best player in each section of an orchestra is called “first chair” and the first chair of the first violin … Continue reading

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Spicing Up Service

Holiday turkey is not the same without dressing!  And, no chef, cook or wanna-be would make dressing without sage.  It is a spice used for few other dishes than dressing.  Even if it takes yet another trip to the crowded … Continue reading

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