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Customer Astonishment

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Customer loyalty is absolute leverage on profitability and growth. It means that your success is cumulative from year to year. In today's business environment, a satisfied customer is no longer enough. We have all entered a new age wherein we must positively astonish our customers by anticipating their needs. Your customers expect leadership. As you demonstrate such a commitment, a true spirit of partnership will develop. Brand loyalty will be the result.

This course is an overview of the key insights to be found in Darby Checketts’ best selling book, Customer Astonishment: 10 Secrets to World-Class Customer Care.

1 level - 14 modules - 2 learning hours


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SINGLE USER: Customer Astonishment (1 level)
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MULTI USER: Customer Astonishment (1 level)
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Course Instructor: Darby Checketts

Darby Checketts is the president of Cornerstone Professional Development, which he founded in 1985. He began his post-college career with Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. He later served as Corporate Quality Services Manager for Digital Equipment Corporation in Maynard, Massachusetts. As a division vice president of Wicat Systems of Orem, Utah, he helped to pioneer Computer-Based Training methodologies. He has also served as a manufacturer’s sales representative and as a continuing education instructor at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. As a consultant and coach, Darby has worked closely with hundreds of leading organizations in 25 countries on five continents. Millions of individuals have benefited from his eye-opening, highly energizing keynotes and educational presentations. Early in the 1990s, he developed the concepts of Customer Astonishment that have helped to transform many organizations. His clients range from federal government agencies to Fortune 500 companies to small and rapidly growing firms in all industries. He is the author of eight books.

Course Outline

Level 1

1.0 What is Customer Astonishment
2.0 Building a Service Culture
3.0 Customer Service
4.0 Customer Outcome Responsibility
5.0 Customer Need Driven
6.0 Customer Satisfaction
7.0 Customer Astonishment
  • 7.1 Concepts
  • 7.2 Personal Commitment
  • 7.3 Pride Factors
8.0 A-C-T
9.0 Customer Communication
10.0 Course Conclusion
11.0 Customer Astonishment Book Overview