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How “The Great Compression” can lead to better retail CX
Retail’s digital tipping point is a blessing in disguise.
Working remotely: Pros, cons, and secrets to success
Remote work is the new normal. Here are the benefits and challenges for companies and employees transitioning to working remotely—and how to make the most of it.
How social advocacy is shaping retail consumer trends
Research reveals that, for the first time, consumers’ new leading value is equality.
We support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Following a year of xenophobic rhetoric and racist attacks amid the pandemic, Asian Americans have faced…
Big questions, big answers: What’s top of mind for CX leaders in 2021
3 key lessons for running a business in a post-pandemic world, and why it's so important to build resilience into your systems and social capital within your workplace
Empowering organizations to empower women: How can we #ChooseToChallenge this IWD?
For International Women’s Day on March 8th, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge, prompting both men and women around the world to call out gender bias and inequality when they see it.
The fight to end world hunger can begin with gratitude
Why Zendesk adopted food insecurity as an area of focus in 2021.
Start using inclusive language with your team and customers
A contentious election, protests, and the storming of the U.S. Capitol captured the world’s attention in…
Post-pandemic trends from a futurist: what consumers and employees want next
We’ve heard it a thousand times: “the pandemic is unprecedented.” And it’s true—COVID-19 has changed the…
The hottest CX trends for retailers are anything but trendy
Amidst industry upheaval, a focus on the customer experience is a mainstay.
Stop for a CX moment—4 industry leaders on thriving under adversity
As the world adjusts to the “new reality” of the pandemic, industry leaders look back on…
How to authentically embody corporate social responsibility
The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) originated with companies having to clean up after their…
New year, new books. Here’s how introverts can get an edge on networking
The Introvert’s Edge to Networking, published January 2021, is not—as some of us might wish—a book…
Hone your storytelling skills for effective leadership
Storytelling is an art and skill that only a handful of leaders wield effectively. Like so many so-called “soft skills” that have long been undervalued, storytelling is rarely taught as part of a career curriculum.
Riding the wave isn’t easy — 10 self-care tips from a pro surfer
Layne Beachley knows exactly what it takes to overcome setbacks and accomplish lofty goals. Her seven…
Creative ways to stay connected with remote coworkers (that aren’t a virtual happy hour)
Showing your human side at work can have real benefits, including making us feel more connected and sparking the kind of serendipitous connections that occur naturally in a traditional office setting.
How community nonprofits shift focus to solve for food insecurity
Around the world, more people are going hungry now than before the pandemic hit. Now, nonprofits worldwide have had to pivot their focus to offering the most essential service of all: giving food.
Inspiring customer loyalty by giving thanks
We’re not the only ones who are lulled into a stupor of customer satisfaction in response to service steeped in gratitude. See how you can inspire customer loyalty by giving thanks.
Introducing stories about helpful people
When Eric Grandon discovered beekeeping, he had no idea that the bees would give him the…
Holiday 2020: 3 trends for retailers this season
The most wonderful time of the year will look a bit different in 2020. The holidays…