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The Customer Rules: The 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service

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The former EVP of Walt Disney World shares indispensible Rules for serving customers with consistency, efficiency, creativity, sincerity, and excellence. Lee Cockerell knows that success in business – any business - depends upon winning and keeping customers.

In 39 digestible, bite-sized chapters, Lee shares everything he has learned in his 40+ year career in the hospitalit
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ebook, 208 pages
Published March 5th 2013 by Crown Business (first published January 1st 2013)
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Taylor Ellwood
In 39 short, and to the point chapters, the author shares his experiences and lessons in customer service. Each chapter is packed full of good ideas and examples of how those ideas have been implemented. The author draws on not only his experience at Disney, but more importantly his experience as a customer to illustrate the rules of customer service. A lot of what is also shared is how to be a good leader and trust your employees while continuing to invest in their development. I'd highly recom ...more
Scott Buchanan
Lee was an inspiration and a mentor to me when I worked with him at Walt Disney World. He has many great ideas about leadership and definitely practices what he preaches. That said, this book contains a lot of fluff and I found nothing new or freshly-presented here (Sorry Lee). Instead, the content is, more often than not, common sense. Concepts like 'Be nice' and 'Know your customers' should be already mastered before opening a business or accepting a management role. There are some good exampl ...more
Clay Clark
I read Lee's first book, Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney and enjoyed it quite a bit. This book is a perfect partner to Creating Magic. It is relevant to any one in management who holds employees accountable that are in direct contact with customers. This book talks about the importance of taking responsibility for serving your customers whether its face-to-face, over a call, or from the office.

Lee talks about everything he has learned from his days as
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Mtbike40
Lee Cockerell has done another great job putting together his latest book. The Customer Rules is a great book to read and think about. We all have customers, even if you are not in the retail business or the hospitality business, this book will have an application for your. As I read each of the 39 rules I kept thinking about all the different customers I have in my life. Yes I have my external customers that come from a variety of sources, but I also have many internal customers including my ve ...more
Shalynne Barr
This book was an easy read. The format was easy to follow as each customer rule had about a page or two for it. I liked all the examples that Lee used to demonstrate his points. I learned quite a bit and was reminded of things that I am not doing but should be when it comes to dealing with my own customers. Everyone who works with customers should read this book but I would also recommend this book to anyone who is moving into a customer service job for the first time.
Heather Buri
This book is clear, concise and to the point! Lots of great anecdotes to drive home the points. Read this book if you own a business. Read this book if you are in the workforce. read this book if you want to be able to separate the wheat from the chafe when it comes to businesses. There is a whole lot of chafe out there.
Jennie
An amazing book with practical advice for creating a customer service culture within your business. Thoroughly enjoyed reading the great advice contained within these pages and have begun implementing these guidelines into my company.
Queena
Excellent

Great points that are so easy to forget day to day. I love the true stories that evoke a feel good idea that I want to emulate.
Nita Costello
FABULOUS read for anyone working in a customer service role. I will listen to this audio again & again.
Sebastian Astuto
Great customer service related book from an EVP of the Disney family!
Robin Lewis
pretty good book especially about how to treat customers
Farrell
I love this book!! The shortness of the chapters made it easier to follow a long and absorb the information. I will definitely use this book in future references.
Ayelet
Having worked in retail, I am usually aware of customer service and how I should be treated as a customer. Now, I am even more aware. Good attitude, a willingness to try and not automatically say no, really go a long way.
Hunter Shea
Some of the tips to upping your customer service game are common sense, but when you're in the trenches every day, you need a little common sense kick to re-focus. This is a valuable little book that will lead to a big payoff.
Eric
Anyone dealing with guests should read this book. Lee tackles real-life issues that will place you in a position to succeed as an organization. Also be sure to read his first book Creating Magic.
Matthew
This book is filled with all kinds of great ideas to help you establish a culture of sensational service. Excited to share some of these rules with my team and "keep doing it better"
Deidra Lassalle
What a great book to renew your strength in your management role. Many pages I have printed for my employees to read. I look forward to reading his other books.
Keri
Lots of good tips that will help us make some changes at work. Very good and easy ideas.
Sue
Interesting, made me think.
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