It's amazing how complex our lives have become. Nothing's simple anymore. The increase in complexity has led to a decrease in focus. It's hard to know what even matters anymore. Well the same is true for your customers. The noise is so deafening sometimes that your most important message can easily get lost in the shuffle. And, because your customers are constantly being bombarded with new information, simplicity has never been more powerful.
Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?
How do you keep your employees motivated? How do you show them that their work is valued? Many small business owners use bonuses or raises, and while everyone loves a little extra cash, motivating your team with money may not be as effective as you think. When used poorly, monetary rewards can feel like coercion, an effect you see in the classic carrot-and-stick approach to motivation.
Maintaining a day job and keeping pace with technology is an ongoing challenge. Demand for mid- to senior-level IT professional with expertise in multiple IT disciplines is on the rise. Meanwhile, junior-level positions are being eliminated, automated or removed from the core environment, limiting the ability to grow talent. The upshot: IT professionals will need to adopt a renaissance mentality.
Contact center performance management (CCPM) is a process and an application, both of which are misunderstood and underappreciated by the market. The concepts underlying CCPM represent a well-tested approach to data-driven management being applied in a variety of ways throughout enterprises. The idea is to quantify and measure key contact center activities in order to identify out-of-adherence situations that require remediation. So why aren't more Contact Center Managers adopting CCPM?
Five Self-Defeating Behaviors that Ruin Companies and Careers
In turbulent times, it's hard enough to deal with external problems. But too often people and companies exacerbate their troubles by their own actions. Self-defeating behaviors can make any situation worse. Put these five on the what-not-to-do list.