We’ve all seen it on countless competitor websites: “We strive to exceed our clients’ expectations!” It’s a seemingly innocuous statement, a badge of honor in many industries. But what if there’s a better approach? What if exceeding expectations, while well-intentioned, actually undermines your value proposition? This article challenges the traditional “exceeding expectations” mantra used throughout […]

In the world of customer feedback surveys, there exists a prevalent misconception that merely soliciting input from customers is enough to drive business growth, enhance customer experience, and align with expectations. While customer feedback is undeniably valuable, this belief oversimplifies the process and ignores the nuanced strategies required to effectively gather and utilize feedback. To […]

I heard a speaker say recently, “There is no reason for any firm to apologize for its need to make a profit.  ”He was right. Profitability is essential to the health of any business. Furthermore, it’s necessary to enable a business to continue to grow and provide jobs for its employees as well as service […]

Want to increase your organization’s profits? Did you know that the average annual growth rate of experience-driven businesses is 15% higher than companies that do not intentionally create a positive experience for their clients? The keyword here is intentionally. Your clients are already having an experience working with your firm. The only question is, what […]

In October’s blog, CX & EX: Vicious or Virtuous Cycle, I discussed the importance of being intentional about your firm’s client experience (CX) and employee experience (EX) efforts. Are you an engineering, architecture, construction, legal, accounting (fill in the blank here) firm? Does your company try to provide a positive CX OR are you a […]

You’re a believer. In this competitive marketplace, you see the positive ROI numbers firms that have implemented Employee Experience (EX) and Client Experience (CX) as an operational discipline are achieving. And you want the same success trajectory for your firm. So, you do your homework, and your firm embarks on a new CX initiative with […]

The Net Promoter Score (NPS®) measures the willingness of clients to recommend your firm’s service to their peers. It is typically used as a proxy for gauging your clients’ overall loyalty to your firm and your brand. Many Client Experience (CX) and Voice of the Client (VoC) programs incorporate NPS. The founding principles of NPS […]

“You guys are great. The slowdowns are all on my end.” “You provided us exactly what we needed.” “Mary is great to work with and always responds promptly.” It’s a funny thing about feedback. So many of us associate feedback with hearing what we’ve done wrong or how we missed the mark. When the reality […]

In 2012, Client Savvy’s Client Feedback Tool began to implement the Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey as an option in our client’s General Satisfaction feedback requests. Since then, clients with an average year-over-year NPS of greater than 65 have surpassed the average NPS for professional services firms of 58(according to Forbes). Here is a quick look […]