Engagement Begins with the Leader

After all the times I have written, lectured and directed leaders about the benefits of “engagement”, here I go again. Indeed, the benefits of engaging customers are staggering…period. According to Bain Consulting Group, since 2001, “engaged” organizations have outperformed the S&P average cumulative share price by margins up to 99%! Simply stated, the reason why … Read more

A “Disney Way” Customer-Centric Culture in Local Government?

As a consultant, I have worked with numerous local governments who are seeking to achieve a “Disney Way” customer-centric culture. Walt Disney once said, “The city of tomorrow ought to be a city that caters to the people as a service function.” PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), an internationally acclaimed professional services firm, suggests five drivers for the … Read more