How designing a customer experience culture leads to sustained commercial success – a whitepaper by Cranfield School of Management and Pelorus Jack

‘Culture by design’, a white paper by Pelorus Jack and prominent academics from Cranfield School of Management, explores how to connect organisations with their customers to create a consistent, world-class customer experience that leads to sustained commercial success. They draw on years of proven operational expertise and the know-how of The Walt Disney Company, whose [...]

By | 2018-07-24T11:41:02+00:00 July 24th, 2018|CX Culture, CX Leadership|0 Comments

So What?! There are plenty more customers where he came from!

Since I published my new book at the end of April, I have intentionally held off adding to my social media content. In fact this post will be the first in June 2018! The hiatus in my writing does not mean I have run out of things to say on the subject of customer experience [...]

Thinking and acting in the interests of the customer. Have you enabled your people to do it?

I first started writing my blog six years ago. Since that time, I have crafted hundreds of articles – producing them, almost religiously, on a weekly basis. Regularly, I am asked how I generate the ideas behind the articles – ‘do I have a plan and schedule for the year?’. No – is the simple [...]

The Customer Experience Million Dollar Question: Will my customer come back?

I make no secret of my love for all things culinary. In fact, if I did not also have a passion for running, I would quite literally be the size of a rather large house! Like everything else we do as human beings, the 'eating out' experience is made up of several stages and touch [...]

Escaping the deserted island of strategy. A Customer Experience perspective from Manuela Pifani

As many of my followers are aware, one of the highlights of my year is having the honour of participating as a judge at the UK Customer Experience Awards. Three years ago, when Manuela Pifani entered the judging room, I expected to be impressed, but was not expecting to be overwhelmed. Manuela is one of [...]

By | 2018-02-12T11:48:59+00:00 February 12th, 2018|CX Culture, CX Leadership, CX Professionals|1 Comment

The customer conniption! Identifying the ‘final straw’ moment

Every day, every week, every month, every year, I learn something new. It is one of the reasons I obsess with calling myself a ‘specialist’, not an ‘expert’. Specialists never stop learning and I am regularly reminded that there nuggets of knowledge waiting around every corner. A few weeks ago, a fellow Customer Experience Specialist [...]

The importance of customer culture – an interview with Chris Brown

This year, Ian Golding (that’s me), will officially become the author of a book. A lifetimes ambition, I am beyond excited!! However, I would never have got to the point of being on the brink of achieving my ambition without the support of many people. A significant amount of support came via my crowdfunding campaign [...]

By | 2018-02-05T09:03:39+00:00 February 5th, 2018|CX Culture, CX Leadership, CX Measurement, CX Professionals|0 Comments