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Customer Experience news 186: CX Leads do DIY Listening, CX Strategy to Rebuild Customer Loyalty and Bupa Fast Tracks Experience Innovation

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CX & Marketing Leads Do DIY Listening (3min) For this week’s opinion piece, Alex Allwood reports on her own ‘listen and learn’ conversations with CX and Marketing leaders. Allwood explains how their Do-It-Themselves …

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Customer Experience News 185: CPI’s The New Customer-Centric Metric, Post Pandemic Predictions and Reopening: The Retail Marketing Challenge

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The New Customer-Centric Metric (3min) This thought-provoking article from HBR argues that traditional metrics such as Net Promoter Score (NPS) do little beyond contributing to company-centric KPI’s. The alternative, as both …

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Customer Experience News 182: CX Folk Report, Brand Marketing in the Crisis Economy, Proving CX Business Value & COVID-19 in Perspective

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CX Folk Learnings (3min) How quickly things change! The second CX Folk Sydney meetup was forced indoors and online last week, with authors Alex Allwood (Customer Empathy), Jason Bradshaw (It’s All …

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Customer Experience News 180: Empathy on the Front Line, Leadership in an Uncertain Future and Empathy in Action

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  Empathy on the Front Line (2-3min) From USA Today, some inspirational examples of how individuals across the US are responding to the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, by providing compassion, kindness and empathy …

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Customer Experience News 179: Managing Customer Panic, Nudge Theory in CX and Systems Design

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  How to Manage Customer Panic (2min)In the current crisis, images of empty supermarket shelves, angry shoppers and early morning queues have dominated mainstream news and social media. This timely article …

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Customer Experience News 169: Why Customer Empathy Matters, Canva Cross-Functional Design, AI Teaching EQ? and a Choice Quiz

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3 Reasons Why Customer Empathy Matters (2-3min)Fresh off the press, in her new book, Alex Allwood argues that customer empathy is essential to realising the promised returns of CX effort. In this …

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Customer Experience News 168: Big Brother’s Secret Consumer Scores, Shopify Goes Green, Finding the ‘Why’, & Saving CX Management

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Big Brother’s Secret Consumer Scores (3min)From the New York Times, a fascinating article on companies that track consumers’ personal data and generate ‘secret surveillance scores’ for their clients. Requesting his file …

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Customer Experience News 166: Journey Mapping Do’s & Don’ts, Using Voice of Employee Insights & Improving Collaboration

Alex Allwood ALEX ALLWOOD, Customer Experience, Customer Experience News, CX Strategy, EMPATHY

Journey Mapping Do’s and Don’ts (3-4min)Creating a customer journey map does not necessarily guarantee the success of your CX initiatives – what matters is the quality of the process. In this article …

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Customer Experience News 165: Improve Your NPS, The ‘Experience Factory’, Optus 2020 CX Vision and CX Education

Alex Allwood ALEX ALLWOOD, Customer Experience, Customer Experience News, CX Strategy, EMPATHY

How to Improve Your NPS (3min)Referencing business examples, this HBR article explains how you can improve your NPS. It also shows how surveys conducted across the customer value chain can reveal the …