It’s Your Call


You can’t move these days without coming into contact with an IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system. Some bright spark a few years back thought they could save a few bucks on labour costs by automating the first part of the customer ‘call in’ experience. They’re become a running joke at BBQs where we swap stories about how they didn’t recognise the service we were after, or just how far from the right queue we were able to stray. So it’s nice to be able to give some kudos to a service provider who has got it right. With the government [...]

It’s Your Call2013-12-02T11:58:58+00:00

Fear of Feedback


“When you're screwing up and nobody says anything to you anymore, that means they've given up on you.” ― Randy Pausch Customer feedback is like little nuggets of gold for your business. Customers who take the time to give you feedback care. By telling you, they’re helping you to do more of the things they like, and how to improve the things they don’t like. They’re giving you tips on where to focus your effort. Sitting with a friend yesterday, we were discussing how tough their industry is at the moment, and their need to refocus their efforts. They mentioned they were [...]

Fear of Feedback2013-12-02T11:34:53+00:00