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Tag(s): supportworld, automation, self-service, artificial intelligence
Date Published December 1, 2023 - Last Updated 92 Days, 9 Hours, 28 Minutes ago

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Tag(s): supportworld, agile, best practice, service strategy
Date Published November 30, 2023 - Last Updated 92 Days, 9 Hours, 38 Minutes ago

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Tag(s): supportworld, professional development, social media
Date Published November 29, 2023 - Last Updated 12 Days, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago

Support expectations rely largely on completion targets, but this is not their purpose. How can we improve this situation?
Tag(s): supportworld, performance management, support models
Date Published November 13, 2023 - Last Updated 86 Days, 8 Hours, 59 Minutes ago

While every organization is different, some common skills define leadership roles. The service and support industry folds in even more unique, constantly evolving competencies. Let's examine some skills necessary to climb the leadership ladder, specific to leading people.
Tag(s): supportworld, leadership, performance management, professional development
Date Published July 27, 2023 - Last Updated 12 Days, 13 Hours, 17 Minutes ago

Compassion and commitment are two often-misunderstood qualities, yet they can greatly influence effective leadership. Let's explore these two qualities in greater detail.
Tag(s): supportworld, best practice, collaboration, leadership
Date Published July 26, 2023 - Last Updated 8 Days, 19 Hours, 29 Minutes ago

Leading with emotional intelligence is a critical factor in the success of your team, enabling you to develop trust, nurture engagement, and foster creative, innovative problem-solving.
Tag(s): supportworld, leadership, performance management, people
Date Published July 25, 2023 - Last Updated 8 Days, 19 Hours, 27 Minutes ago

Our management approach should have evolved beyond the practices we read about or saw in practice in the previous decades or centuries. Unfortunately, the internet is replete with stories about bad management behaviors.
Tag(s): supportworld, coaching, employee engagement, leadership, people, performance management
Date Published July 14, 2023 - Last Updated 12 Days, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago

Investing in training for yourself or team members isn't a bad thing, as long as you're doing it for the right reasons.
Tag(s): supportworld, professional development, training
Date Published July 13, 2023 - Last Updated 8 Days, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago

It doesn't take a self-aware, hyper-intelligent artificial intelligence to have a massive impact on the service and support industry. The continued advancement of this technology has led many to be concerned about the human impact. Is AI going to eliminate jobs?
Tag(s): supportworld, technology, automation, future of support
Date Published July 12, 2023 - Last Updated 8 Days, 19 Hours, 30 Minutes ago