"ACTIVATING SERVICE EXCELLENCE CULTURE: A PLAYBOOK APPROACH"
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Across physical and digital customer journeys, our “Whole Systems” approach positions culture as the hero, enabling ambitious businesses and brands to become Service Excellence Enterprises -- inherently customer-centric, committed to excellence and built to structurally and consistently deliver superior customer experience and business outcomes.
Harness culture to drive business outcomes.
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Keynotes, Off-Sites & Experiential Learning.
Service Strategy, Design & Optimization.
Service Culture & Brand Transformation.
We help clients develop in-house cadres of service excellence champions and activists with Learn|Share|Do, our approach to experiential learning, organizational activation and up-skilling. As an alternative to academic or marketing "fluff" approaches to service excellence and customer experience capability building, we use a playbook approach to configure modular, proprietary content into off-sites, workshops and learning experiences that are tailored to each audience. Built to maximize activation and reinforcement, our multi-modal programs are offered in keynote, half-day, full-day, and multi-day formats, or as comprehensive learning journeys, integrated into L&D agendas and career paths.
• Service Promise, Values & Standards Design
• Branded Service Proposition Development
• Service Culture Messaging & Communications
• Leader Activation & Organizational Immersion
• Service-Based Growth Strategies & Futures
Becoming a winning service excellence brand doesn't just “happen". Success requires determined action against the powerful pull of the status quo, mediocrity and barriers to change. As Trusted Advisors we partner with client organizations to design, deploy and optimize omni-channel customer experiences that drive brand growth, loyalty, advocacy and competitive advantage. Working 1:1 with leaders and across teams, we identify and mitigate service quality and experience gaps, implement CX measurement programs, and deliver the tailored best practices needed to meet objectives and optimize performance.
Lasting impact with better tools.
Whether designing new services and customer experiences or optimizing existing systems, businesses and brands need more than talk, they need real solutions. To assist, we deploy a set of visual tools that deepen collaboration, enliven thinking and bring clarity to today's complex service and CX challenges.
These powerful co-design and digital tools bridge the gap between theory and practice, helping our clients take action with confidence, build capacity and ensure self-sufficiency.
De-risk and accelerate journeys to customer, service
and experience-driven transformation.
We take a playbook approach to help clients achieve service excellence at enterprise scale. We start by applying Design Thinking to activate leaders and engage frontline talent in the co-creation of purposeful culture platforms and unique service propositions that all levels can understand, embrace and hold each other accountable for. We then create brand-aligned playbooks to document the underlying elements of the culture as actionable guidance, practices and function-specific “plays”. Finally, we use these playbooks to inform the internal communications and tailored training needed to align, integrate, reinforce and sustain service excellence across all parts of the business.
Building the Service Excellence Enterprise.
NEXT-LEVEL Customer Service Bootcamp.
We offer access to critical expertise, knowledge and best practices through keynotes, presentations, facilitated off-sites, and trainings tailored to the duration, time and location most aligned to the objectives of each client.
Design and deliver the service experiences
that people love, share and advocate for.
• Service Blueprinting & Journey Mapping
• Servitization Strategy & Business Modeling
• Service Quality Improvement & Turnaround
• Service Excellence Metrics, Audit & Assurance
• Post-M&A Service Portfolio Rationalization
Informed by research and insights from best-in-class service brands, in keynote, presentation or workshop format, we decode the attributes and business model of the Service Excellence Enterprise, equipping all organizational levels to win through service culture, engaged employees and elevated service delivery.
As extensions of client organizations, our Executive Advisors use a regular cadence of confidential consultations, delivered in-person or virtually, to help clients navigate the journey to sustained service excellence success.
Engage our flagship service industry L&D program to equip cohorts of emerging leaders and high-potential talent to make the value leap from service worker to service leader, preparing them for promotion, retention, career success. Offered in a configurable, multi-day workshop format.
Enhance supervisory and frontline skills in customer service, client relations and guest services to build culture champions and passionate brand advocates directly at points of sale and service. Offered as team workshops or full-day, large group presentations.
Service Excellence Leadership Accelerator Program.
A once-in-a-career opportunity to engage directly with Horst Schulze, legendary cofounder of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. and creator of that brand's legendary culture, systems and practices. Available in keynote, workshop, or presentation format, get the knowledge you need to turn the aspiration of service excellence into reality.
"Excellence Wins" featuring Horst Schulze.
• 1:1 CX & Service Leader Coaching Partnerships
• CX Teams & Transformation PMOs Coaching
• CX Program Design, Governance & Reporting
• Equip Leaders to Champion Service Excellence
• Serve as a Trusted Advisor & Sounding Board
We create 4 types of culture playbooks - Leadership, HR, Process, and Commercial - as “living” engagement, alignment and training tools, packaged to foster culture fluency, reinforcement and psychological ownership.
Enliven coaching, supervision,
mentoring and team-building conversations.
Infuse culture knowledge across talent,
learning and development lifecycles.
Codify culture to align workflows,
decision-making and ways of working.
Leverage culture messaging
to drive brand and competitive advantages.
Create distinctive messaging and content within playbooks to articulate the culture
Integrate playbooks and artifacts into engagement programs, organizational systems and operations.