Shep Hyken Is a Customer Service and Experience Speaker
The one statistic that matters most is if the customer comes back. You see, customer loyalty is not about a lifetime. It’s about the next time… Every time! So, what are you doing, at every point of interaction you have with your customers, to ensure that they come back the next time they need what you do or sell?
Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession. Shep works with companies and organizations who want to build loyal relationships with their customers and employees.
His articles have been read in hundreds of publications, and he is the author of Moments of Magic®, The Loyal Customer, The Cult of the Customer, The Amazement Revolution, Amaze Every Customer Every Time, and The Convenience Revolution. He is also the creator of The Customer Focus™, a customer service training program which helps clients develop a customer service culture and loyalty mindset. (Now available as an online/web-based training program!)
In 1983 Shep founded Shepard Presentations and since then has worked with hundreds of clients ranging from Fortune 100 size organizations to companies with less than 50 employees. Some of his clients include American Airlines, AAA, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, AETNA, Abbott Laboratories, American Express - and that’s just a few of the A’s! Shep Hyken’s most requested programs focus on customer service, customer loyalty, internal service, customer relations and the customer experience. He is known for his high-energy presentations, which combine important information with entertainment (humor and magic) to create exciting programs for his audiences.
Creating an Amazing Customer Service Experience (“Moments of Magic,” Customer Loyalty, Internal Service and More)
While the title can be changed to meet the theme of the meeting, this is Shep’s general customer service program. Customer service and experience have become the focus of attention for most organizations around the world. Your customers no longer compare you to your direct competition. They compare you to the best service they have ever had. Topics in this presentation can include Moments of Magic®, creating the customer-focused culture, customer loyalty, internal customer service and more. Customer service is not a department. It’s a philosophy to be embraced by everyone in an organization. Shep works with you to craft a customized presentation that is on target for your audience.
Amaze Every Customer Every Time
To get and to keep your customers you must deliver an amazing experience. In this fast-paced and content-rich presentation Shep will share some of the 52 “Amazement Tools” featured in the book of the same name. The audience will learn best practices, tactics, and strategies to help them deliver the most amazing customer service on the planet. This is must-have information that will help transform your organization into a seriously customer-focused operation … with a serious competitive edge!
The Convenience Revolution
Today’s customers want a convenient and frictionless experience. Companies like Amazon and Uber disrupted their respective industries by being more convenient. But, you don’t have to disrupt your entire industry. Just disrupt your competition. Learn how to leverage convenience as a powerful way to differentiate yourself from your competition. You’ll learn six compelling strategies to fuel your plan to create convenience for your customers. This may be one of your most important and powerful customer experience strategies.
The Amazement Revolution: Seven Customer Service Strategies to Create an Amazing Customer (and Employee) Experience
Shep’s New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling book has turned into one of his most requested speeches. The Amazement Revolution is the culture that can drive any organization – from one employee to tens of thousands – to focus completely on delivering an amazing customer experience. Shep’s simplistic concept of Customer Amazement is about being better than average, all of the time. Topics include creating a Membership Experience, building a culture of F.U.N., managing the After-Experience and more.
The Cult of the Customer: Create an Amazing Customer Experience that Turns Satisfied Customers Into Customer Evangelists
This presentation is based on Shep’s Wall Street Journal bestselling book of the same name. This speech will take your audience through the five “cults,” or phases, that all companies must go through to create an experience that turns your satisfied customers into customer evangelists. The audience will be introduced to a concept that leads both customers and employees through five distinct cultural phases – from “uncertainty” to “amazement.” Beyond the concept, Shep shares specific strategies that the audience will be able to implement immediately.
You Are the Magic!
This motivational speech combines humor, magic, information and motivation to create an exciting and enlightening presentation for all types of audiences. It is a fun program that can incorporate parts of Shep’s service programs or can include topics such as personal excellence, goal setting, turning negatives into positives, teamwork and more. This is an outstanding program for banquets and special events.
Focus On the Customer—LIVE!
Perhaps your organization has held focus groups where customers are brought into a comfortable environment and asked questions. Imagine taking the focus group live, in front of your organization’s executives, sales people, etc. Shep Hyken will host and facilitate a focus group in front of your audience. Shep will learn specific information about your business and industry, learn about your customers, and develop questions to ask them. But most importantly, Shep will open the session up for questions from the audience. Your people will be able to ask these customers virtually any questions they have ever wanted to ask – no holds barred! Shep encourages participation and keeps the program moving with high energy and his own brand of humor. (You might say this is a cross between Phil Donahue and Jay Leno!)
Customer Service Training Workshop
Shep Hyken has created The Customer Focus, a customer service training workshop that is dedicated to delivering outstanding customer service to both external and internal customers. Shep has a number of professional trainers and facilitators that are “approved” to deliver the program.