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Welcome to the howtobecomeahotelmanager.com blog. A Free Learning Platform for everyone within the Hospitality Industry, but probably most useful to you if you have not had the time or the money to go to College or University.

Lots of the Blog is discussion relating to Hospitality Management and is free and available to everybody. Some of you might want to buy my e-book or the paperback copy of the same materials.

Best wishes

Stephen Blog Sawyers

 

My fear came from the unknown: how would I balance being firm with being approachable, how would my colleagues …. who knew I was a young Hotel Manager …. react, what policies and regulations did I need to learn? The list went on and on ( read on or watch video). I still draw on […]

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7 Qualities the Most Hospitable Hoteliers have in Common Many Hoteliers have lost their authenticity chasing status and wealth. As such many Hoteliers are overly competitive, seeking only to “win” and beat one another due to their insecurities, according to psychologists (read on or watch the video). Psychologists have outlined the qualities of the more […]

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The characteristics that make a good Hotel Supervisor differ greatly from those that make an average one. And communication can play a large role in determining your effectiveness and success as a leader in a Hotel (read on or watch the video). Great Hotel Supervisors find themselves using the following positive statements every day on shift. “Good job.” […]

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9 Myths of Hotel Management Delegation Knowing how to delegate is a major skill for every Hotel Manager. However, Delegating can make you feel like some people feel like they are losing control of their Hotel, their Department or their Shift as tasks are entrusted to others? Today we want to talk about the reasons […]

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A Key to enjoying your Hotel Work is becoming a Success and to help you I have given you some tips to help you succeed on your first day and during the early days of your new Hotel Work (carry on reading or watch the video). Tip number 1: Get your sleep in: if you’re too […]

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Great Hotel General Managers have many characteristics in common and here are six that I have noticed (read on or watch the video): THEY LIVED FOR BENEFIT OF THEIR HOTEL GUESTS The Hotel General Managers understood in an intense and radical manner that their Hotel Guests were Important in their lives and so patterned their lives to […]

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Is Hotel Accountancy an Art or a Science? On one hand, Hotel Accountants are constantly analysing numbers – for example, Budgeting and Forecasting; on the other hand, they also need to be motivating and persuasive, and these skills aren’t completely scientific? (read on or watch the video) Hotel Accountancy goes beyond the skills required to […]

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Food and Beverage Management is not a simple task; it requires skills that need to be learned and knowledge and expertise gained through hands-on experience within Hotels (Read on or watch the video). In Food and Beverage Management, there’s a learning curve during which the person learns skills and gains knowledge to perform as F. […]

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6 Critical Executive Hotel Housekeeping Skills Soft skills are essential for Executive Hotel Housekeeping – 75% of Executive Hotel Housekeeping job success depends on soft skills (read on or watch the video). The benefits of having Hotel Housekeeping with strong soft skills include better customer service, improved communications and team interactions, stronger relationships, and increased […]

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5 Qualities of the Perfect Hotel Front Office Employee.   Of course Perfection doesn’t exist—but some people just happen to possess the skills and characteristics that make them entirely suited for the role of Hotel Front Office Employee, whilst others have the traits for working elsewhere within a Hotel and others are simply NOT suited to […]

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