Free for Everybody

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

 

I often spend time thinking about what makes the Best Hotel Leadership Staff within the Hospitality Industry. In this blog, I am talking about the common value of Compassion – all of the best Hotel Leadership Staff appear to have (read on or watch the video). The Best Hotel Service is normally founded on the […]

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An Open Letter to Hotel Managers I write an open letter to all Hotel Managers across the World out there, to celebrate what Hotel Duty Managers give to the Global Hotel Industry (read on or watch the video). You, Hotel Duty Managers. You are amazing. You are the same as other Hotel Managers, yet not […]

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Hotel Event Management is not an easy job. In fact, it’s several not-easy jobs, all relating to the planning, executing, controlling, and closing of a Hotel Event. Even more difficult, that Event often needs to be delegated to a team of your choosing, given specific goals to achieve over a defined timeline for a determined […]

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Training and Development of employees is crucial to any Hotel Department’s performance. For Hotel Departments, there could be many aims to that Training, from gaining a competitive advantage to Simply Staying Safe (read on or watch the video). Training is, therefore, a huge responsibility and needs skilful Hoteliers to undertake it.  Training employees is a […]

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It’s easy to think of good Hotel Supervisors as Superheroes, boosted by extraordinary skills and leadership strengths most of us might never Master (read on or watch the video). But the truth is that most Hotel Supervisors don’t have any Superhuman qualities. But, among the strengths they do have, they have three key skills which are […]

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I don’t need to know about your education. I don’t need to know about your professional experience. I just need to see how you interact with others around the Hotel to literally see how successful your future will be? (carry on reading or watch the video) Your interpersonal relationships, those soft skills, those people skills. You […]

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You Must Always be Kind to the People in the Hotel – Always and Everybody. You normally like the people around the Hotel, but lately, every little thing they do is getting on your last nerve (read on or watch the video). But remember “A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” – William […]

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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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