That’s the question everyone is asking. Whether or not you support what some call “Obamacare”, the effects of the act will be far reaching. Employees, employers and insurance companies may be facing a brave new world! Over on our website we’ve outlined several ways that Insurance companies might get creative increasing their revenue.
Are you having trouble deciding what your company should outsource? Here’s one really quick way to decide. Decide What Functions Your Company Should Outsource 10 minutes will help you decide what business functions to outsource. Make a list of your business functions. Reorder your list of business functions in order of “Most Critical“. (i.e. Item number 1 [...]
Presenting at a conference takes a lot of work and planning. Not to mention the travel time. Fortunately, last week, President and CEO Greg Alcorn got to do it all from the comfort of his office. CRMXchange hosted a virtual contact center conference this week. Greg hosted a session titled “Coaching, Communicating and Collaborating Your Way [...]
As a kid, we had a dinner time ritual where my dad asked us what we learned in school that day. At the time I found answering that question the hardest part of my day….and the most irritating. [I could have taught a class in eye rolling.] As a kid it was hard for me [...]
I’m worried about the next generation of managers. Of course, that’s what my parents said thirty years ago. Thirty years ago, leadership programs and management principles were centered around case studies and round table discussions. Today, we Google it. Our contact centers are hours, time zones and oceans apart from one another. Yet, we expect to have [...]
Sometimes when we offer real suggestions to others, they take it personally. They might not understand that you’re coming from a positive place. That is why you need to make sure the advice is part of a critique to make them better and not criticism to make them feel bad. Ask them first. It’s best to [...]