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Trusted Relationships = Consistently Good Service

At Deep-Insight, I spend a lot of my time trying to help our clients figure out how to build strong trusted relationships with their B2B (Business-to-Business) customers. Trust i… Read more
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Our Biggest Customer is a Bully. Help!

I was recently reminded of an interesting past edition of Management Today — it included an article about bullying. No, not online bullying or workplace bullying, but B2… Read more
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Why are Trust and Commitment so Important in B2B?

“Commitment and trust, rather than (or at least in addition to) power and dependence, are now central to discussions of business relationships. Researchers and practitioner… Read more
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Satisfaction or ‘Statisfaction’?

One of my esteemed colleagues recently sent a draft document to me that had a typo – satisfaction had been spelt with an extra ‘t’, making up a new word ‘statisfaction’. T… Read more
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Don’t Neglect the Political Dimension of Applying Analytics or Insight

To complement recent advice from our guest bloggers, let’s consider the political dimension of applying analytics in business. Annette & Peter have shared useful tips on… Read more
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Susan And Bill Have Relationship Problems – Episode 3

The Susan & Bill Trilogy The last time we met Susan and Bill, they were discussing survival tactics. Thankfully, they have managed to get the company back on an even keel – e… Read more
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Susan And Bill Have Relationship Problems – Episode 2

The Susan & Bill Trilogy Following on from last week’s post on Bill and Susan, we explore what happens next in their story. EPISODE 2: “Performing Zone” versus “Dan… Read more
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Susan And Bill Have Relationship Problems – Episode 1

The Susan & Bill Trilogy When our partner Deep-Insight launched its B2B NPS white paper, we created a storyline around two fictitious characters called Bill (a thoughtful bu… Read more
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Financial Services: Developing Quality Relationships With Your Intermediaries

“To manage great relationships, we need great people” Much of the UK insurance and wealth management industry is reliant on a distribution model centred on the key role of bro… Read more
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Talking Trust for IBM’s Latest thinkLeaders Podcast

As part of my role as an IBM Futurist, I was asked to feature as a guest for the thinkLeaders Podcast, recorded from the IBM Think 2019 Conference in San Francisco. In the podcast enti… Read more