Mike Aoki

Reflective Keynotes Inc.

Mike Aoki is the President of Reflective Keynotes Inc., a training company that helps contact centers improve their sales and customer experience results. A contact center expert, Mike was chosen by ICMI.com as one of the "Top 25 Thought Leaders for 2021." He is a frequent contributor to Contact Center Pipeline magazine and a member of their Advisory Board. In addition, he serves on the board of GTACC (the Greater Toronto Area Contact Centre association). He co-authored the Amazon #1 bestselling leadership book, "Called to Action."

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Articles by Mike Aoki

Women in Leadership: How to Succeed—and Lead—in the Contact Center Industry

In honor of International Women’s Day, Mike Aoki interviews 5 industry executives who share their early leadership challenges, achievements and advice.


The Latest Trends in Quality Assurance

QA programs need to live in the gray area, allowing agents to navigate complex issues, make tailored decisions and empower them to make things right.

Operations Service Delivery

How to Make Your Contact Center Digital Transformation a Success

The key is approaching things in the right way, which includes a heavy dose of communication delivered with a dash of gusto.

Strategy Planning

Handling Irate Customers in the Financial Services Industry

Many leaders position customer service courses from the perspective of the company and its customers.

People Development COVID-19 Customer Retention

12 Tips to Find Time for Coaching

Invest in your team’s skills so that your agents can provide a better customer experience.

People Development

Turn Your Order Desk into an Inside Sales Team

The conversion from order-taker to salesperson is not that easy. Nine tips to successfully transition your agents from a reactive to a proactive role.

People Development

Are You Protected? Why Every Contact Center Needs Social Engineering Training

The more companies want to please customers, the more that can be exploited by con artists, hackers and other cybercriminals through social engineering.

Strategy Service Delivery