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How To Rewire Your Restaurant Brain For Total Success leadership mindset operations

Creating new habits and rewiring your brain is not easy. If it was, everyone would be living their life to the potential and not have any backslides. Real, life is not like that!

It takes constant and steady pressure to change yourself. That is why the concept of Kaizen is SO IMPORTANT to our new...

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Where Are Your Stuck? The 4 Stages of Restaurant Growth culture growth leadership mastermind

Knowing where you are is just the start.

I'VE BEEN WHERE YOU ARE...

Running a restaurant can be without a doubt, one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever experience in more ways than one. But it is also one of the hardest things you’ll ever do as well!

With a never-ending...

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Why Do So Many Restaurants STILL Suck? It’s Their Culture culture leadership operations

Go sit in your restaurant for an hour with your eyes closed and just listen. What do you hear?

Does it sound like the smooth cadence of a well-oiled machine or more like a clunky old car engine that backfires every minute?

When I am coaching a client, I love to sit in the dining room and just...

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The Perfect Recruiting Plan culture hiring leadership

If you’re like the majority of restaurants and bars in your market, you’ve been struggling to find staff.

Many operators are struggling to find any staff! Are they breathing? Can they form a coherent sentence? Yes? Hired!

The new hires stay for a few weeks but end up...

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Get Ready for the Post-COVID Economy Now! covid leadership mindset

The bad news: Here we are, waiting for the world to end.

I know I wrote a post a little while back saying that there would be a restaurant apocalypse in 2020. I did not see this curveball coming.

The good news: The world is not going to end! However, it is...

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How Fear Holds Your Restaurant Back leadership marketing mindset operations

Gather ‘round and allow me to tell you a tale. The names have been changed to protect those not so innocent. Let this tale be a precautionary lesson for you to not go down the same path lest you suffer the same fate as this restaurant did.

You’ve been warned—stop reading now if...

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Excuse Me, Have You Seen My Core Values Running Down the Street? core values leadership

What’s going on with you?

Seriously—why haven’t you started taking action on your big goals for this year yet?

  • Still, waiting for a couple of key elements to fall into place?
  • The position of the moon not favorable for this grand venture?
  • Do you need to hire that one person who...
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Working IN Your Restaurant Doesn’t Work culture leadership mindset
Author’s Note: This is an excerpt from my new book title Your Restaurant Culture Sucks! Coming out in late February 2021.
 

 
You’ve heard it said to you by every consultant out there...You need to work ON your restaurant and not IN your restaurant. Yet, here you are still...
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What Job Are You Really Doing? leadership mastermind mindset operations
Here is the question: Are you doing “the” job or are you doing “your” job?
 
 
Many get drawn into working so hard that they forget what their real job and duties are. I have seen this especially with new restaurant openings where people are thrown in...
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Restaurant Success Is Closer Than You Think leadership mastermind mindset operations
 
In 1979, a DC-10 Passenger Jet flew from New Zealand to Antarctica on a sightseeing excursion on Air New Zealand flight 901. This 8-hour flight would provide passengers an experience of a lifetime: a chance to see the bottom of the world. 257 passengers and crew members took off at 8:20...
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Why Discounts Will Slowly Kill Your Restaurant discounts leadership operations

I like a good deal and I’m sure you do as well.

I have a friend who is like a bloodhound when it came to finding deals! I mean she is obsessed with getting one. I actually don’t think she has paid full retail once. LOL

Deals are everywhere and we think they drive sales and they do...

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Before You Reopen Your Restaurant...Think About Your Staff covid leadership mindset

We all want to get back to “normal,” whatever that means now.

Honestly, normal wasn’t very normal in the first place so, let’s look at this as a plot twist!

This time around is your opportunity to do things better than you did before. COVID-19 isn’t your fault, but...

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