Capitalizing on the Voice of the Customer (Infographic)

Customer Experience Matters®

Voice of the customer programs are a cornerstone for most customer experience efforts. That’s why Temkin Group put together this infographic with insights from our research.

Here’s a poster version and you can see the full infographic below. I hope you enjoy it.

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Here are links to download versions of the infographic:

Here are links to the research referenced in the infographic:

The bottom line: Make sure to capitalize on the voice of your customers.

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Top 10 Pearls of Wisdom from Day 1 of the Fall 2014 CXO Roundtable

Experience Innovation Network

On November 4th – 5th, we were privileged to host the seventh semi-annual CXO Roundtable in San Francisco, CA. The invitation-only meeting convenes physician, nursing, and administrative leaders from the membership of the Experience Innovation Network, a group whose mission is to disrupt the status quo and deliver on the “quadruple aim:” reduce cost; improve quality; elevate patient experience; and restore joy to medicine.

The two-day meeting was full of insights as we explored innovations that help drive employee and physician peak performance in healthcare. At the end of day 1, we asked participants to identify their top 10 pearls of wisdom. Here’s what they surfaced:

  1. Identify the Sacred Cows in your organization and ask why they exist.
  2. You can’t approach an adaptive problem with a technical fix.
  3. If same day appointments are possible, then anything is possible!
  4. Stress is not the enemy; the enemy is the absence of intermittent…

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Loving kindness: conceptual understanding vs meditation

Mindfulness: theories & benefits

Kang, Y., Gray, J. R., & Dovidio, J. F. (2014). The Head and the Heart: Effects of Understanding and Experiencing Loving Kindness on Attitudes Toward the Self and Others. Mindfulness, 1-8. Abstract.

Formation and maintenance of compassionate and loving attitudes toward the self and others is essential for adaptive social functioning. In this study, we use loving kindness meditation (LKM) to enhance positive attitudes toward the self and others. Meditation-based programs often include several components for which specific effects and dynamics are largely unknown, precluding conclusive support for their effectiveness. The present study tested actions underlying two main components of LKM programs: discussion and meditation.

Discussion focuses on a conceptual understanding of loving kindness, whereas meditation focuses on direct experiences and cultivation of loving kindness. Participants (n = 54) were randomly assigned either to attend a 6-week loving kindness discussion course or to be waitlisted for 6 weeks, both…

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At your service: Bringing hospitality to hospitals leads to happier patients


Care coach can provide guidance along path to wellness