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Articles, insights, information and practical advice to help you get the results you need

 

Insights

Articles, insights, information and practical advice to help you get the results you need


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A comprehensive guide to confident conversations in customer service

A frequent request from either new or existing customers is for MGI to help in equipping people with the skills they need to have confident conversations to effectively manage whatever comes their way at work. Interestingly this can include everyone from the Board room to the frontline customer service teams. Wherever you sit in the […]

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Communicate clearly and beware of technical jargon in your conversations with customers!

To build the strongest and most positive relationships with customers, being clear in our communication is a fundamental need. Have you ever found yourself communicating with a customer and realise they are not grasping what you are trying to say? Could it be because you use technical shorthand to describe a process or procedure that […]

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Building a service ethos to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction and NPS

An increase in NPS or other customer satisfaction measures is one of the most common metric improvements that MGI customers are looking to achieve through their investment in MGI training. We frequently hear of organisations becoming stuck at 20 or 30 NPS or 70 and 80% customer satisfaction and there seems to be an artificial […]

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4 helpful characteristics for customer service excellence

In our experience, talking to and working with customer service teams from a variety of industry sectors reveals some key traits that define and underpin a successful culture. Here, we outline four characteristics that can foster a positive, inspired service culture in which every team member has high self-awareness and a solution-focused mindset, can work […]

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Harness the power of customer empathy and positive action

The ability to make the customer feel valued, respected, and listened to is the foundation of excellent customer service. As 2023 unfolds, the challenges of daily life for customers across many sectors calls for increased awareness of the need to offer genuine empathy in our everyday service interactions. “Everything you think, feel, say and do is […]

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Prioritisation skills for customer service managers – 6 questions to ask in times of challenge

One of the most valuable skills you can have as an effective customer service manager is the ability to differentiate between what you can control and influence, and to accept that sometimes you need to move on in order to achieve the best outcomes. This is especially true when operating under pressure. As we connect […]

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