29. I grasp opportunities to gain new experiences, skills and knowledge

This page is to give some further insight into our view of SERVICEBRANDs and how the three areas of customer experience, employee engagement and brand DNA relate to each other. In addition, there are some photographs I have taken to offer a distraction (if needed!) and my own personal 31Practices on a daily basis. It would be great to receive any thoughts and comments.

What have you done today?

“Proud” is Heather Small’s signature song with which she achieved international success and it was a thrill to meet somebody whose voice makes my spine tingle at this month’s UK Customer Experience and Customer Service training Awards www.uk-ce-awards.co.uk/. Our judging panel was really impressed by the training entries in the Tourism and Leisure section but Butlin’s […]

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FM / Workplace – Outsourced, out of mind?

“If it weren’t for us, you’d be working in a feckin’ field” was comedian Dara O’Briain succinct definition at the industry body’s (BIFM) own annual dinner a couple of years ago. This compared with the BIFM definition: ‘Facilities management is the integration of processes within an organisation to maintain and develop the agreed services which support and improve the […]

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Are values really that important?

Values often appear in organizations’ annual reports and may even be in a frame on the boardroom wall but how they are brought to life in day to day behaviour is less well understood.  This is just one comment from the fascinating discussion thread on LinkedIn at http://lnkd.in/pkVVSP “The development of core values can be highly […]

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Summertime and the service is easy…

Recently, I took a courtesy bus from the railway station to a client office and during the journey, the driver whistled “Summertime”.  This happens to be one of my favourite tunes and he whistled very well so it was a really enjoyable experience.  When the bus stopped, I said “thankyou” and he wished me a […]

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