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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

 

What-ever Hotel or which-ever Hotel Department you work in, choosing the right Phrases to motivate, inspire and get the best performance out of your team is a key Hotel Management skill (read on or watch the video). Is it simply just a case of being very clear in what you say? Or are there actually phrases […]

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It was one of those mornings that Sawyers wanted to stay in bed (read on or watch the video). Laying in the comfort of his warm blanket wrapped around him. He was thinking it was a day he could sleep in. Suddenly, his eyes opened wide, he realized the alarm clock hadn’t sounded. Sawyers jumped out […]

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Hotel Management is a tough – but rewarding – career and one that should be a continuous learning journey (carry on reading or watch the video). Last night I tried to come up with the 5 ‘big’-skills that could have the biggest effect on a Hotel Line Managers or Duty Managers short-term and longer-term success? Self-management It […]

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Hotel Supervisors and Managers often find complimenting a Hotel colleague for a job well done difficult (Read on or watch the Video). But remember how important it can be – distinguishing you as a supportive leader whilst also building morale.  It’s crucial to keep in mind that compliments should be sincere and relevant to your […]

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Chances are, there are a few great Hotel Supervisors in your Hotel that aren’t yet in managerial positions? (Read on or watch the video) Some of them may already take on the role without claiming the title, while others may show subtle signs that they’ve got what it takes to lead? What are real signs that […]

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Detailed plans aren’t always needed – sometimes the simple approaches are the best. So, I have put together this list of 10 things I have found invaluable in maintaining positive relations around any Hotel. Best of all, these tips don’t cost money! (read on or watch the video) Be present Email and webcams may make […]

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When Hotel Operations Managers perform poorly, Hotel General Managers may be to blame? Likewise, poor Hotel Operations Managers can influence Junior Hotel Managers to perform poorly, as well? (read on or watch the video) When Senior Hotel Managers treat their Managers poorly, there’s a chain reaction. Middle managers then treat their own Managers poorly, leading […]

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We all know that employees join great Hotels and leave poor Hotel Managers….however today’s Hotels need fully engaged Hotel Managers who know their teams and what’s behind their productivity or lack of it? (Read on or watch the video) Open doors and caring Hotel Managers encourage employees to reveal their problems and help find their own […]

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Before you start wondering how you’re going to fit something else into your busy Hotel Life, take a deep breath…this year, consider making a resolution less about doing more – and more about doing less. (carry on reading or watch the video) Resolve to stop doing these 8 things this year: Stop trying to develop […]

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