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Employee-centric culture, a CX leader shares a lesson learnt

employee-centric culture

Continuing our series of leaders sharing lessons learnt, a CX leader shares on an employee-centric culture. Annette Franz is a one of our regular guest bloggers, here on Customer Insight Leader blog. Annette has shared before on her recommended (Weology) book, data strategy and becoming a leader. In this post, she reflects on her own experience of an employee-centric culture. How she learned how important that was & the positive.. Read More

Audio Interviews with Customer Insight Leaders: Jason Bartram

Jason Bartram

Here’s another of our audio interviews, with senior Customer Insight Leaders, this time it’s Jason Bartram. It was enjoyable to interview Jason, a man who has clearly found a role that matters to him and society. Like many other leaders he sort of fell into this line of work, but there are some interesting lessons from his career journey. His role, as Head of Resource Planning at the Ombudsman Services,.. Read More

Tips from experience: Protecting your less appreciated technical stars

technical stars

Having given plenty of airtime to the benefit of books & podcasts, I’d like to turn to tips from experience. These are lessons learnt by leaders from practical on-the-job experience. Often involving getting it wrong. In this post, I’ll share my advice on protecting your less appreciated technical stars. Let me explain what I mean by a couple of those terms. By ‘less appreciated‘, I mean team members who may.. Read More

Audio interviews with Customer Insight Leaders: Martin Squires

Martin Squires

Here’s another of our audio interviews, with senior Customer Insight Leaders, this time it’s Martin Squires. It was great to interview Martin, who is always witty as well as a very experienced analytics leader. After over a decade leading analytics for Walgreen Boots, heĀ is now Director of Data, Insight & Analytics for HomeServe. In this interview we discuss career paths, recruitment of analysts, the skills needed by analytics leaders and.. Read More

Audio interviews, with Customer Insight Leaders: Norma Dove-Edwin

audio interviews

Today, we are launching a new feature for this blog, audio interviews with Customer Insight Leaders. I am delighted, to kick-off this new addition, with the help of Norma Dove-Edwin. She is the CDIO (more about that title in our interview) of Places for People Group. In this interview we discuss job titles, the role of a CDO (or CDIO), GDPR and her experience of achieving compliance. Following on from.. Read More

7 Habits, that are still as relevant, for today’s Highly Effective Leaders

7 habits

One of the few Leadership books that I have come back to time & time again, is “The 7 habits of Highly Effective People“. Perhaps, alongside classics from writers like Dale Carnegie or Peter Drucker, this book by the late Stephen Covey, is one you’ve heard of. It might have been mentioned to you, from time to time, over many years. Did you intend to read it once, but have.. Read More

View from the top on GDPR impact: Chief Privacy Officers

Chief Privacy Officers

As we have now all survived #GDPRday, I thought it might be interesting to hear the views of Chief Privacy Officers. This post is intended as the first of a few, sharing interviews with senior leadership roles. Those roles with greatest responsibility for GDPR & involvement in continued work to achieve full compliance. To start, as we make our way around the pantheon of today’s C-Suite roles, let’s start with.. Read More