It All Starts With Onboarding in Customer Success

GONG! Sales has closed another deal! After the high fives, fist pumps, multiple reply-alls, humble Oscar like acceptance speeches by the sales rep where they thank everyone and their mom, and the obligatory executive pat on the back, the rubber needs to hit the road. This is where your Customer Success team straps on their gear…

Three Trends in Customer Success & Three Expert Perspectives

There are two constants in Customer Success: meetings and email. Your day will always be full of them. There are ways to get out in front of a lot of the issues and time wasters that CS teams face but it’s not easy. Reducing the number of meetings you have and not responding to emails…

Building Your Customer Success Team: Knowing When to Specialize

In a fast growing start-ups, I’ve learned that these are the constants when leading a Customer Success team: Change is the norm Time is your enemy Hesitation can be deadly What does this mean and how does it relate to building out a Customer Success team? It means that you are always in a state…

In Customer Success, Should 1:1 be the Exception?

Having worked a very long day I decided to make my way over to our local Toronto customer success group. I almost gave up a few times as the Toronto rush hour traffic was insane but I knew it would be worth it to see the speaker, Venk Chandran who is a senior manager on…