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

 

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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Do you leap from bed each morning and whistle your way to the Hotel? Or do you walk in dreading another shift of gloom? Or maybe you’re somewhere in-between: sometimes you enjoy your Hotel life, but other times you kick yourself for not following your real true passion in life? Now you don’t have to […]

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Hotel Workers can fall into one of two categories: experienced or inexperienced? (read on or watch the video) Is one better than the other and who should you recruit in your Hotel today? Of course, Hoteliers with vast experience will cost you more while ones with little worthwhile working history may cost you less. While this […]

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Stealing from your Hotel is not acceptable under any circumstances (read on or watch the video). Whether it’s taking money from a Guest’s bedroom to an outright attempt to defraud the Hotel, these actions are theft and is unacceptable behaviour regardless of your motives. Why Employees Steal? When caught in the act of stealing or […]

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When we are Hotel workers and supervisors we often struggle with the question whether we are ready to move to a Hotel Management role (read on or watch the video). Unfortunately, determining the answer isn’t simple, but if you’re interested in becoming a Hotel Manager, here are 7 areas either you or your mentor should […]

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