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Six Myths That Undermine Customer Satisfaction

According to Liz Jazwiec, service excellence isn't about improving outcomes and results; nor is it about treating customers like royalty. Here, she spotlights six myths about customer satisfaction that may be keeping you from receiving the excellent customer satisfaction ratings you deserve.

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Only about 14 percent of small businesses with 100 or fewer employees offer any form of retirement benefits to their workers, according to 2012 data from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. If you're a small business owner who's among the vast

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The days of big companies that would give you a job when you are fresh out of the school and keep you there until the day you retire are gone. With the rise of internet and the total shift in the economy, more and more people start their own small bu

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