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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

 

We all know Bad Leadership when we see it.  Probably, currently the image of that Bad Leader has made it into your mind (carry on reading or watch the video).  What might be a bit harder to describe is the distinction between Good Leadership and Effective Leadership? I think this is an important one for Hotel Managers interested in […]

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Hotel performance management is all about trying to get the best out of individuals and teams. This has clear benefits for the Hotel as well as the individual. It should meet the needs of the Hotel and the employee (read on or watch the video). Activities within hotel performance management can be divided into stages. Firstly, performance […]

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Networking can benefit your day-to-day job, your Hotel and your longer-term career (carry on reading or watch the video). Networking involves connecting with people, sharing ideas and accessing anything helpful, for mutual benefit. Building a personal network of contacts is a powerful and effective way of managing your hotel career. For a Hotelier or Hotel […]

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2 Free 5 Minute Public Speaking Training Sessions for Hotel Managers For Hotel Managers there is an increasing need to speak publicly. Whether it’s addressing other employees in the workplace, representing the business externally or delivering a public presentation, Hotel Managers are having to stand up and speak more and more (read on or watch […]

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Becoming a Hotel Manager for the First Time Hotel Manager has been a really humbling, interesting and exciting journey. And I am Looking forward to learning more and sharing more of what I have learnt along the way into the future however I can (read on or watch the video). When I started my first job […]

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Leading Hotel teams, by definition, involves putting others first. A big part of effective Hotel leadership requires building and inspiring a team to perform a given task (read on or watch the video). Strong leaders understand the strengths of their team members and should have a clear vision and then be able to follow this up by explaining to […]

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Hotel Managers Today need a range of skills, but these skills don’t always come naturally to technical Hoteliers. Whether you’re new to Hotels or looking to up-grade your skills, here are four skills that every successful Hotel Manager Today will master (read on or watch the video). Technical Ability In general, studies show that Managers are more effective […]

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Hotel Managers who think they don’t need to care about developing their project management skills will one day run into a situation where technical and rational means of solving a problem won’t work (read on or watch the video). Spending time on developing project management skills development may be the last thing a Hotelier wants […]

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Some Hotel Managers and Hotel Organisations fail to recognise that there is just no excuse for a poorly managed Hotel Environment (read on or watch the video). Although establishing a Hotel Environment that directs the efforts of Hoteliers toward the company’s objectives is critical to a Hotel’s survival, it doesn’t always happen. Hoteliers spend most […]

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Senior Hotel Managers act as the bridge between the straight-forward world of problem-solving Hotel Managers and the sometimes murky world of the outside world and executives (read on or watch the video). It’s a Senior manager’s job to speak a common language that everyone readily understands. They must be expert and knowledgeable Hoteliers themselves. The following […]

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