So you reckon you’d rather like to earn status with your preferred airline to get priority security and boarding, unlimited lounge access, complimentary champagne, and a shiny metallic card to allow you to sashay past other passengers? This week, I’m offering a crash course in attaining status and building your frequent flyer habit! Don’t go… Continue reading Tier Point Runs for beginners
As most readers know, my “hobby” revolves around airports, airlines, business lounges and planes. So I was looking forward to the latest results from Skytrax, who produce an annual ranking system, based on approximately 20,000,000 customer reviews. Here’s three observations I made from the 2017 Skytrax results: Customer satisfaction comes from delivering the right experience… Continue reading Customer satisfaction versus profits – an aviation perspective
Recently, a contact whose opinion I value gave me some feedback on my blog. They told me that whilst they liked the narrative style, it felt like sometimes my message got a bit lost in my thoughts. I really appreciated someone telling me that. In well over 100 posts, I haven’t really heard what people… Continue reading 3 tips to making your voice heard
I was trying to engage a colleague in the supposition that the most engaging and addictive customer experiences tend to be the most data driven. My colleague (an ardent fan of delivering customer delight) looked at me strangely and asked, “surely the best customer experiences are driven through the human interaction with customer success rockstars?”… Continue reading A story about how data powers your customer experience
I believe that my people are capable of ANYTHING. No, really, I genuinely see no limitations to their potential. It took me years to feel so confident in the team I work with, and I feel proud to be in this head space. When you believe in your people; you trust them, and their decisions;… Continue reading Are you challenging you people enough – or too much?
In a recent appraisal, I was challenged by my boss on setting personal development goals, asking me to articulate what I needed to work on to achieve where I want to reach. To be honest, this was a bit of a curve ball. Like many readers, I spend a lot of time focusing on developing… Continue reading The importance of setting personal development goals
I’ve just booked my 4th weekend break for 2018. What, you haven’t even organised your summer holiday yet? You do realise you’ll be paying through the nose for that week in the sun? Friends and colleagues marvel at how often my husband and I go on holiday, enjoying priority security lanes, sipping champagne in first… Continue reading 5 secrets of an elite frequent flyer