Faces of Customer Experience: Mike Wittenstein

Mike Wittenstein | StoryMiners

Meet Mike Wittenstein! Twenty five years, 25 countries, 400 clients, $1.5b in measurable impact. | IBM eVisionary. Founder/leader at Storyminers, one of the world’s first experience/service design consultancies. | Focus > Retail and Store of the Future initiatives. | English, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian. | Love time with friends/family, new things, travel, woodworking. False Dichotomy We […]

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7 Cool Technologies and Takeaways from Future Stores

Future Stores Technologies | Mike WIttenstein Speaking

I recently participated in a panel at WB Research’s Future Stores conference in Seattle. Future Stores focuses on the challenges faced by store, operations, IT, cross-channel and retail customer experience executives trying to bridge the gap between the digital experience and the store experience. The speakers at the conference ranged from retailers to vendors to […]

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Empowered To Solve The Problem

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Recently my family became urban chicken farmers. After six weeks living in an indoor “coop” under a heat lamp, our new pets were ready to move outside. Our next step: get a coop. We turned to the Internet to do our shopping. After a week of searching, we picked one out, clicked and ordered. It […]

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SlideShare: 7 #CustServ Qualfications Everyone Must Have

Customer Service Qualifications SlideShare Cover

Customer service is a tough job, and customer-facing professionals must have many positive personality traits to be successful. In 2012, we wrote a post called 7 Customer Service Qualifications Everyone Must Have, and we decided to present this content via SlideShare to provide you with a fun, useful tool you can share with your teams. […]

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Faces of Customer Experience: Erin Archuleta

Erin Neeley Archuleta

Meet Erin Archuleta! Erin Archuleta enjoys workshopping with small businesses and NGOs around scale and replication, supporting community and civic initiatives, and bolstering a healthy food and restaurant system. She and her husband own San Francisco’s lauded ICHI Sushi + NI Bar, and ICHI Kakiya (coming soon!) She previously held the position of Director of […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of Consistent Customer Service

Never Underestimate the Power of Consistent Customer Service

People are creatures of habit — they enjoy knowing what something is going to be and then having it be that way. As a result, people’s happiness with any given experience is usually based on the expectations they have carried into it. This makes consistency of service a fundamental attribute of excellence of service. Below […]

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