Customer Success Battle Scars: Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate, communicate and… communicate. Did I make my point? In my last post, I covered how you can’t f@&k around with hiring as a customer success leader at a fast growing start-up. In this post, I'll outline some approaches to ensure you [...]

Feature request or the car built for Homer? The Customer Success Dilemma

“We need this new feature and we need it now! My customer has been asking for it for weeks and they can’t use our product the way they want to without it.” This was a fictitious conversation but conversations like this happen each and every day between those that work directly with customers and those [...]

What Should I be Doing? 5 Tips for Day in the Life of a Customer Success Manager

“Holy $h#t ! It’s not even 9:00am and I have 20+ customer emails sitting there in my inbox that I need to respond to. My day is already screwed.” This happens to customer success managers all the time. It can happen on a daily basis or the odd day but it happens. Your inbox and [...]