The most common frustrations and complaints that employees share with me in regards to their employers relate to differing expectations of each party. With a loved one (especially with a spouse/ partner), we expect to have our feelings, desires and preferences acknowledged and taken into consideration. We expect attention, caring, consideration, time, deference to our needs and desires, open communication and more from them. This show explores the idea that we should not always expect that from an employer.
The “Client Experience” Employee is an employee that treats the employer as a client. They accept that the client pays for their time and input but they may ignore everything that they are advised. This employee understands that a client has the total option to run their lives (and/ or businesses) as they choose.
A) An attorney advises their client, “Don’t do this!” The client does not follow their advice and suffers bad outcomes in court as a result.
B) A physician advises their client (patient) to stop smoking. They don’t and they suffer from a poor medical outcome.
C) A retail store clerk advises a client (customer) not to purchase an ill-fitting garment, they buy it anyway (claiming they will “lose weight and it will fit later”) and the garment splits in public and they are embarrassed.
Who is responsible in these situations? The client/ customer/ patient is. It is their [...]