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CXM best practices for every business Article

CXM best practices for every business

Customer Experience Management (CXM) has become a buzzworthy concept over the last 10 years as businesses…

The future employee experience is personalized Article

The future employee experience is personalized

I recently wrote a piece about sensory customer experiences for Relate where I imagined how software…

Pamela Pavliscak on the danger and promise of emotional technology Article

Pamela Pavliscak on the danger and promise of emotional technology

Silicon Valley is trying to crack the code on emotion. The tech world knows that research…

Nadine Champion on truth, fear, and learning to take a punch Article

Nadine Champion on truth, fear, and learning to take a punch

When Nadine Champion speaks, she shows audiences a picture of herself from back then: a ripped…

Executive voice: what it is, why you need it, and how to cultivate your own Article

Executive voice: what it is, why you need it, and how to cultivate your own

The CEO of a struggling financial services company speaks confidently and reassuringly to her thousands of…

Bespoke is coming to a product or service near you Article

Bespoke is coming to a product or service near you

A headline in The Atlantic Monthly proclaimed: “The Future of Marketing is Bespoke Everything.” That might…

7 innovative ways technology is transforming the patient experience Article

7 innovative ways technology is transforming the patient experience

I recently came back from vacation with an insect bite the size and feel of a…

What companies gain by hiring veterans Article

What companies gain by hiring veterans

Few of us can begin to imagine life in the military if we haven’t ever served.…

Feeding the needs of today’s experience-hungry customer Article

Feeding the needs of today’s experience-hungry customer

Technology has changed the way we human beings interact with the world. Everything is faster, easier,…

Build a strong company culture by leading with EQ Article

Build a strong company culture by leading with EQ

“Company culture” often equates to little more than a buzzword, sometimes mistakenly associated with workplace perks.…

Unlocking the potential for new customer experiences with 5G Article

Unlocking the potential for new customer experiences with 5G

No one knows for sure what a 5G world will look like. Imagine what’s possible if…

Lessons in CX from 3 thriving brands Article

Lessons in CX from 3 thriving brands

One of the things that shocked Mio Adilman when he became host of the Repeat Customer…

5 ways to improve customer trust in your org Article

5 ways to improve customer trust in your org

The way traditional and social media cycles operate today, it is safe to say companies are…

In a digital world, let customer trust be a differentiator Article

In a digital world, let customer trust be a differentiator

People have historically put their faith and assets in large institutions because there weren’t many other…

Putting the sensory into the customer experience Article

Putting the sensory into the customer experience

A few years ago, a study was published that showed that walking barefoot on the Earth,…

Movie producer Brian Grazer wants you to look up—and into someone’s eyes Article

Movie producer Brian Grazer wants you to look up—and into someone’s eyes

Editor’s note: So much great business advice, so little time to read. That’s why each month…

Personalization’s deep data foundations Article

Personalization’s deep data foundations

Data-driven personalization is the Holy Grail of marketing today. Various studies, mostly sponsored by retail-related organizations,…

To excel at customer intimacy, you will need data Article

To excel at customer intimacy, you will need data

Technology has reduced barriers to entry across many industries, leading to saturation in some markets and…

‘Unlearning’ as the latest must-have skill for any startup CEO Article

‘Unlearning’ as the latest must-have skill for any startup CEO

As an early stage investor, I have worked with hundreds of CEOs and founders. Some successful,…

6 strategies for being happier at work Article

6 strategies for being happier at work

Sharissa Sebastian was absolutely miserable at work. After 13 years of achieving—first degrees and then progressively…