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Culture In Transformation

“Culture is the beating heart of any successful transformation”  In January Comotion held one of its series of breakfast briefings. The speaker on this occasion was Darren Johnson. Darren joined Reed Exhibitions as the Managing Director of B2B in 2014 and has recently been promoted to CEO of Reed UK. He found a company that needed a significant […]

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Meet Up: Making the NHS customer focused & The Big Idea is dead

Tuesday is my least favourite day of the week. It’s far from the memories of the weekend gone and detached from any notion of a weekend ahead. Tuesday evening, however, is another beast entirely. Our most recent Tuesday evening informs this article as we hosted our first Comotion Meet Up at the Glassblower in Piccadilly, […]

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What is your value proposition?

When I’m working with a new client this is the first question I like to ask: What is your value proposition? The best responses are concise and answer 3 additional questions: Who is your customer? What is their problem? What is being exchanged? It is amazing to see that flash of terror running across their […]

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Why Is USAA The World’s Most Successful Customer-Led Organisation?

The Radial Organization Different types of business models have over the past been brought forward and adopted by companies as they work towards customer acquisition and retention. Some of these have proved aggressive and worthwhile while others deviated from this and ended up scaring customers away. Over time, however, one specific method seems to constantly […]

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Managing Change and Innovation in the Government Digital Service

A few insights   The theme of our latest associate breakfast was: – ‘Delivering product & proposition innovation in organisations’ We asked one of our associates, Clare McKitrick to share some of the things she learnt from doing just that at the Government Digital Service. Comotion has created a process to help organisations deliver innovation […]

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Was Tesla hiring actors to sell their state-of-the-art, zero-emission luxury cars?

There was a rumour going around the internet recently that Tesla was hiring actors to sell their state-of-the-art, zero-emission luxury cars. It’s not true. In fact that would be a bit tame for a company that has literally ripped up the rulebook when it comes to selling cars. “We do not hire actors to tell […]

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The Talecco CCO report 2017

Comotion’s sister company Talecco conducted in depth research into the current state of the market for CCOs. This report gives the results. Download Report It covers: What creates the need for a CCO? Customer focus and customer-led leadership are increasingly hot topics and indicators of commercial success To become customer-led requires a shift in the DNA of a […]

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Don’t confuse the customer issue

What does it mean in practice for the “non-customer-facing” parts of your business to be customer-led? To get to that answer, you first have to take yourself through some potentially difficult re-education. Here’s my two-step guide. Step One. It sounds lovely to think of your internal users and departments as “customers” of the back-office teams […]

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A Model for Transforming to a Customer-Led Business

Is there a recipe for transformation? Can a business genuinely transform itself to be customer-led? How do you get started? These were the questions addressed by Comotion associates at a recent breakfast discussion and whilst these questions are straightforward, some of the answers challenge accepted wisdom. The roadmap As consultants we are often in the […]