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Posted under What’s New, Customer Service, John O’Hurley, John Kotter, Tom Peters, Training Ideas, Sam Glenn, Morris Massey, Leadership, Management, Shawn Achor, Enterprise Media News by Stewart on Aug 04, 2015 | Comments: 0 | Post a comment»

Loving "Love Your Customers"

John O’Hurley with violin from Love Your Customers

We just received a review from Training Media Review on our new John O’Hurley program, "Love Your Customers" and "Love Your Difficult Customers." It’s a thoughtful review - and could be helpful! The review ends with this recommendation:

Love Your Customers and Love Your Difficult Customers are good investments for a customer service basics program. They cover the classic customer service principles humorously, yet straightforwardly. It is fortunate for customer service managers and training directors that both are high-quality programs. Be sure to add them to your list of academy award nominees. You will definitely "feel the love" of customer service dedication in these selections.

You can read the entire review at Training Media Review’s Website.

Posted under Customer Service, John O’Hurley, Product Reviews and Articles by Stewart on Apr 04, 2008 | Comments: 1 | Post a comment»

Top Ten Training Programs for 2007

Our customers and distributors often ask us which programs are our bestsellers. I think this can be useful because it shows how organizations are setting their training priorities. Here is the list of our top 10 for 2007:

1) Fish! This program (which was released in 1998) provides viewers with a visit to Pikes Place Fish Market in Seattle. It shows how anyone (even people who handle and sell fish) can have fun at work, deliver great service, and motivate themselves (and others) to higher levels of achievement. This program has been a worldwide bestseller for over a decade. Recently, the producer also released the complete training seminar version called "Fish! Culture," and the leadership training program, "LeaderFISH!"

2) Morris Massey’s programs remain top sellers for us year in and year out. The bestseller of all is his latest release "What You Are is Where You Were When... Again!" Funny. Irreverent. Provocative. Thought-provoking. Morris Massey is all of these and more. For over 30 years, he has explained how different generations think and how these generations can work together successfully.

3) Tom Peters remains a top seller. Our best selling programs include the classic bestseller, "In Search of Excellence" and Tom’s latest program "Re-imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age." For over 25 years, Tom Peters has been inspiring people to achieve higher levels of excellence in customer service, leadership, and innovation.

4) The Lance Armstrong Series including "Who Says We Can’t Do It? Lance Armstrong’s Journey." I think one of the reasons this program has been a bestseller is the wonderful interview with Lance’s oncology nurse, LaTrice Haney. It is very moving and motivational.

5) John Kotter’s new release "Succeeding in a Changing World" has done really well. Harvard Business School professor and best-selling author John Kotter presents examples of organizations that have changed successfully and organizations that have failed when faced with change. He also provides an overview of his eight-step process for success. This program was voted one of the top training programs of the year by Training Media Review!

6) Muppet Meeting Films. Join Kermit, Grump, Leo, Sam Eagle, and other members of the Muppet ensemble as they add pizzazz to your meetings. These humorous meeting videos are lots of fun and have been perennial bestsellers!

7) The Bob Farrell programs "Give ’em The Pickle" and "What’s Your Pickle." Bob Farrell uses personal anecdotes to tell a powerful message on customer service. His messages are enduring - and they are also fun to hear and watch.

8) "Life is good... and Work Can Be Too!" This program has done well because it shows how the employees of the apparel company "Life is good" bring enthusiasm and passion to their work.

9) "Love Your Customers" with John O’Hurley. While we have only sold this for a few months, this new release has sold very well. The DVD has two separate training programs. The first, "Love your Customers," provides a blueprint for delivering great customer service. The second, "Love Your Difficult Customers," provides a step-by-step approach for working with customers who are angry or upset. Throughout, you will laugh as John O’Hurley delivers his message in a funny and engaging manner.

10) The Customer Service Training Series (including "It’s Show Time," "Six Steps to Greatness," and "Service Heroes"). This series - led by a profile of Stew Leonard’s Dairy has been one of our top sellers for years. The programs provide concrete examples of great customer service in action!

Posted under Corporate, Best Sellers, Lists, Customer Service, John O’Hurley, John Kotter, Tom Peters, Fish Philosophy by Stewart on Mar 03, 2008 | Comments: 0 | Post a comment»

Love Your Customers article in CIO magazine

John OHurley on the set of Love Your Customers

John O’Hurley, the star of our new program Love Your Customers speaks about customer service in this article in CIO magazine!

Check out the article entitled Five Things John O’Hurley Has Learned About Customer Service!

Posted under Customer Service, John O’Hurley by Stewart on Feb 15, 2008 | Comments: 0 | Post a comment»

Do "Work" and "Love" go together?

Love Your Customers Picture

I have been thinking about love recently. And not because it’s Valentine’s Day. It’s because we hear people saying the word love more often in the context of work. In the past, if you used words like love at work people would think you were... well, crazy. I first encountered it when I interviewed Herb Kelleher from Southwest Airlines, he said, "We would rather be a company motivated by love than by fear." Love? It seemed pretty unconventional. But you can’t argue with success.

According to author and Harvard Business School professor John Kotter, of the top 50 airlines in the world, Southwest has been the most successful in both market and financial terms over the last 25 years. It is an impressive record - and one that, according to its founder, is in large part due to... love. Love permeates everything Southwest does. The company is headquartered at Love Field in Dallas. They use a heart in their logo. And they passionately put employees first. They do this because they believe that satisfied, motivated, and energetic employees will deliver outstanding customer service and productivity.

The word love is still somewhat rare in the corporate world, but we are hearing both the word "love" and other non-traditional words more and more. We encountered these non-traditional words when we spoke with Kip Tindell and Garrett Boone, the founders of The Container Store for our PBS special "Re-imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age." We also found it at the HealthWorks Kids Museum. It seems that people who are real innovators and leaders speak in ways that are non-traditional. Most recently, we found this when we went to film at the company Life is good.

Life is good is an apparel company started by two brothers, Bert and John Jacobs. Optimism is the driving force behind this company. The founders firmly believe that you can have fun while running a successful and thriving business. The brothers are motivaed by the the expression "Do what you like. Like what you do." In fact, you see this slogan on a lot of their cloting - and on banners all over the company. And it seems to reflect the sentiment of the people who work at the company, too. When we went to speak with employees we found that they passionately believe they can spread their optimistic message to customers and their vendors. If you want to see some video on Life is good, click here.

So, why are people using this new language to describe the world of work? Maybe it is because executives and managers are finally paying attention to the people side of business. The iconoclasts like Herb Kelleher have always understood that motivated and energized people can make the critical difference with customers. But other managers and executives might finally understand this important lesson as well. That is one of the reasons we were so excited with our new release "Love Your Customers." This program is hosted by John O’Hurley. You may be familiar with him from his performance in Seinfeld (as the cataloger J. Peterman) or from his appearance on "Dancing with the Stars." John uses his signature sense of humor to show that Love can really be used in customer service as well. This new release has fun with the word love, but the message is consistent. You can bring love into customer service. This is particularly relevant when the economy slows down and business gets a little more difficult. Don’t you want customers to rave about you and your company to their friends? Don’t you want them to say, "I LOVE that place!"? If they really love you and your service, then they will remain loyal when times are tough. The result? You can thrive in the good time and even do well when the economy slows down.

So, give LOVE a try...

Posted under Customer Service, Miscellaneous Thoughts, John O’Hurley, John Kotter, Tom Peters by Stewart on Feb 14, 2008 | Comments: 0 | Post a comment»

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