Hailstorm, roof damage, great CX Yes, you read that right! Believe it or not, by providing an exceptional client or customer experience (CX), your firm can turn an ordinary or undesirable situation into a moment of delight. Revenue growth, referrals, and cross-selling opportunities become low-hanging fruit when it comes to CX focused initiatives. Living in […]

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 […]

My colleague recently took a trip to the mountains of North Carolina for a long weekend with his fiancée. He reserved a cute little cabin in the woods on Airbnb and looked forward to some quiet down-time. After a four-hour drive, they arrived – it was beautiful! The instructions in the Airbnb app said the […]

You want (and need) your highly successful project managers to generate sales opportunities for your firm. Your clients love them and the work they do, but there’s one problem. Your strongest DOERS aren’t seller-doers. Nothing against them, they work hard. Nevertheless, many of these PM’s are uncomfortable engaging with clients about upcoming pursuits. When asked […]

Quantify your strengths. Growth is the ultimate test of business vitality. Yet, questions about growth haunt business leaders. What percentage will we grow this year? How much growth do we need? Can we balance revenue growth against margin improvement? Do we want to increase our ability to cross-sell? Can we expand into new markets? Once […]

A great presetnation by SMPS I recently attended an SMPS Research Triangle event and listened to Danielle Gray share tips and tricks for extracting data from technical professionals. There was plenty of laughter as Danielle described personas for the technical professionals she’s worked with. Including Timmy Too Busy, Kara Don’t Cara, Sampson the Champion, and Neil […]

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 […]

Implementing a customer feedback program gives your firm a tool to identify and quantify your raving fans. It also keeps your firm (and your customers’ appreciation for what you are doing for them) top-of-mind.

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 and necessary to enable the business to continue to grow and provide jobs for its employees and service to its clients. […]