S4e21 The Great Digital Transformation Edition with Howard Tiersky

James chats with Howard Tiersky CEO of FROM The Digital Transformation Agency. Howard has recently published a Wall Street Journal bestselling book, “Winning Digital Customers: The Antidote to Irrelevance” which outlines key strategies and tactics to transform a company around its customer experience and win customers in today’s digital age.


S4e20 The Getting the Best From Your Written Communication Edition with Leslie O’Flahavan

James chats with Leslie O’Flahavan a get-to-the point writer and an experienced, versatile writing instructor. E-WRITE owner since 1996, Leslie leads customised writing courses for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organisations.


Leslie helps the most stubborn, inexperienced, or word-phobic employees at your organisation improve their writing skills, so they can do their jobs better. As a result of her work, Leslie’s clients improve their customer satisfaction ratings, reduce training cycles, improve productivity, and limit legal risk.


She is a LinkedIn Learning author of five courses on topics including writing for social media; live chat and text; plain language; and technical writing.


S4e19 The Building Community Edition with Devin Bramhall

James chats with Devin Bramhall, a brand marketer with over 10 years leading teams to grow brand awareness, affinity, and activating communities around technology companies.


Former CEO at Animalz, a remote content marketing agency producing the best content on the web for B2B Saas companies. Founder of the Master Slam, a poetry slam-style debate about startups and tech. She is also aTEDx organizer and speaker trainer, instructor on “How to Use Storytelling to Get What You Want,” a workshop about using storytelling for career advancement at General Assembly and Startup Institute.


They discuss the growth of an innovation in content marketing, brand marketing, building community, evolution in distributing content, content strategy, leveraging content, saying no to platforms, being logical, the master slam and not having a plan.


S4e18 The Data Is The New Water Edition with Ratul Shah

James chats with Ratul Shah, Head of Product Marketing at SAP Custom Data Solutions.


Ratul has over 15 years of experiences in building and launching customer experience solutions for companies to service their customers, and has infused the voice-of-the-customer into the product roadmap and marketing plans, and is highly experienced in building marketing strategies and executing the go-to-market plans.


S4e17 The Competitive Advantage Edition with Ben Motteram

James chats with Ben Motteram, an internationally recognised thought leader, corporate advisor and keynote speaker who’s named one of the world’s most influential voices in the field of customer experience.


Through his consultancy CXpert he works with leaders at some of Australia’s most recognisable brands, with the goal of building organisations, employees and customers love is the driving force behind the training core CX management fundamentals, which was launched launched earlier this year, to great acclaim, and provides mentoring to CX managers across the globe.


S4e16 The Punk Experience Leadership Edition with Adrian Swinscoe

James chats with Adrian Swinscoe, described as an experimental CX thought leader and visionary,  best-selling author, Forbes contributor, speaker, investor, advisor and aspirant CX Punk.


He has been growing and helping develop customer-focused large and small businesses for over 25 years now.


His clients have included brands such as Sky, NowTV, Apple, ING, KFC, Philips, Cancer Research UK, Talk Talk, Gazprom, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Olympus, Harper Collins, the UK Gov’s Crown Commercial Service, Microsoft, Nespresso, Pearson and Costa Coffee as well as numerous tech vendors and many smaller and medium sized businesses.

S4e15 The Managing Trust Edition with Peter Lavers

James chats with Peter Lavers, the co founder and director of Customer Attuned Limited, an expert and IBM futurist in CRM and Customer Experience Management. He is recognised as a top influencer in that subject.


They discuss quality at Rolls Royce and Bentley, getting the basics right, channel shift, managing transitions, managing trust and values driven business.


S4e14 The Getting The Basics Right With Fairy Dust Edition With Ian Golding

James chats with Ian Golding, certified customer experience professional and a customer experience specialist, certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt who spent over 20 years in the business environment and in business improvement, working hard to ensure that businesses he works for are as customer focused as possible.


He’s worked with some amazing companies before becoming an independent consultant including the Royal Bank of Scotland, GE Commercial Finance, GE Reinsurance and Brakes Brothers Food Service. And his last permanent role was head of group customer experience, where he developed and deployed the customer experience strategy for one of Europe’s largest online retailers Shop Direct.


S4e13 The Asking for Salad When They Want A Burger Edition with Colin Shaw

James chats with Colin Shaw, an original pioneer of ‘Customer Experience.’ LinkedIn has recognised him as one of the ‘World’s Top 150 Business Influencers’, where he has 291,000 followers.


Colin’s Customer Experience consulting company, Beyond Philosophy, has been recognised by the Financial Times as ‘one of the leading management consultancies for the last four years. Shaw is the co-host of the highly successful Intuitive Customer podcast.


They discuss what it means to improve customer experience, changing customer demands, hiding behind covid, call centres, emotional drives, subconscious messages, focusing on the wrong thing, heuristics, loss aversion and treating people as human beings.

S4e12 The Changing The Way You Do Business Edition with Nate Brown

James chats with Nate Brow, a perpetual student of the world’s greatest experiences and the people who create them.


After authoring The CX Primer, Brown was dubbed the “CX Influencer of the Year” by CloudCherry in 2019, and a top global CX thought leader by ICMI, Exceeders, Netomi, Martech and many more.


As a passion project, Nate created CX Accelerator, a first-class virtual community for Customer Experience professionals. Nate serves as the Senior Director of Customer Experience for Arise Virtual Solutions and can be found at a variety of conferences speaking and training on the CX topics he loves.