Challenge Series Sugar Habit
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Challenge Series: Sugar Habit

Day in day out you’re focusing on efficiency, bottom line, etc. But it’s equally important your employees are motivated and inspired. If they feel they can make a difference they will go an extra mile. And in the hospitality business that is the competitive edge. With that in mind here’s this week’s challenge. Story: There…

Reservations Tool
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Restaurant Reservations Optimization Tool

Right People at the Right Price Cornell’s Gary Thompson just made this great reservations optimization tool. It determines two things: the right mix of tables you should have in you restaurant and which reservations you should accept. Depending on the size of your restaurant and some other factors, accepting every reservation could be damaging. While this…

Challenge Series King's Portrait
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Challenge Series: King’s Portrait

Day in day out you’re focusing on efficiency, bottom line, etc. But it’s equally important your employees are motivated and inspired. If they feel they can make a difference they will go an extra mile. And in the hospitality business that is the competitive edge. With that in mind here’s this week’s challenge. Story: There…

Easy Ways Hotels Can Grab Emails
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Easy Ways Hotels Can Grab Emails

Hotels are in the business of getting emails and building a direct to consumer model. This is the best way to drive direct traffic and increase revenue lost to OTAs. Asking for emails can be annoying for customers. Everything is asking for an email. No one wants emails flooding their inbox. Here are 4 different…

Explaining Turnover
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Explanation Series: Turnover

Turnover carries with it many meanings. When it comes to employee turnover it refers to the overall amount changes are made to the current staff. This can be staff that leaves, dies, is discharged, or retires. A high turnover rate often shows how often people are being replaced in this position. The overall goal for…

Boost Your Hotel Instagram
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Simple Ways to Boost Your Instagram

Getting the most out of your social media is pivotal to your hotel or restaurant’s success, especially with your Instagram. You want to build brand awareness. People need to know that you exist and that you’re the best option for what they want. You also need to get repeat visibility and engagement. These are the steps…

Explanation Series Restaurateur
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Explanation Series: Restaurateur

A common misunderstanding is that the spelling is a restauranteur. This is a misnomer that has continued to be used but was first used forty-four years after the original word, restaurateur. This word comes from French but ultimately has Latin roots. The original word was “Restaurare” which meant “to restore”. The word restaurateur means an…

StartingHospitality 4 point 0 Supply Hospitality Solutions
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StartingHospitality 4.0

So like most startups, we have pivoted. We didn’t understand what kind of company, we wanted to be so we dabbled in many different approaches. We have learned a lot on the way. We left it up to you, and you told us this is the type of site you were looking for, a hospitality hub….

GTD Systems Not Goals
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GTD: Systems Not Goals

Sometimes we get lost in the details and can’t tell the tree for the woods. Focusing on the system instead of the goal can help make the big picture a matter of when not how. This could remove a common barrier that plagues most people. James Clear gives a good piece where he points out…

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