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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

 

Sometimes a Hotel Manager believes their job is just to ensure things run smoothly wherever they work. But it is not just about making themselves successful …. Keeping a Hotel, or part of a Hotel, running smoothly is a difficult task and can absorb all of a Hotel Manager’s time and energy; but if that’s […]

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New Hotel Managers often absolutely comply with orders given “to them” and expect absolute compliance to any order given “by them”, but they learn with experience that “compliance” is not the same as “commitment” (carry on reading or watch the video). If workers in the Hotel aren’t committed to an instruction, they don’t take the […]

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“Becoming a Hotel Manager is not about becoming a Boss. It can Feel like becoming a Hostage” It is fully appreciated that you are more likely to make mistakes as a new Hotel Manager; in particular, believing in Myths, some of which I have been speaking about recently (carry on reading or watch the video). […]

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What-ever job you do? Front of House. Back of House. A junior role or more senior. Regardless of your experience. Who-ever you are working for? Most workers want to become an outstanding Hotel worker? (carry on reading or watch the video) Working in Hotels. If you want to become an outstanding Hotel worker there are […]

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The Position of Hotel Management – Another In-Experienced Hotel Managers’ Myth. New, In-Experienced, Young and Naive Hotel Managers frequently think that what authority they have is conferred by their title …. (carry on reading or watch the video) But in fact, a range of Management experts tell us, “new managers soon learn that when direct […]

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10 Life Lessons Hotel Workers, Supervisors and Managers should ALL Learn Before They Turn 30 years old …. Some life lessons people should learn early on; there are so many lessons I wish I had learned whilst I was young enough to appreciate and apply them…. (carry on reading or watch the video) There’s No […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Hotel Manager … (carry on reading or watch the video) Don’t Aim to be liked. Aim to be Effective. The first inclination of many Hotel Managers is to make sure their Hotel Teams like them. However, you do more for your Hotel and for your […]

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Who are Human Resources? Are they the Good? Or are they Bad? Do we need them? Are they a waste of Money? (carry on reading or watch the video) Regardless of what People Managers (Human Resources Managers or Personnel Managers) are called in your Hotel and how they are organised, Human Resources normally perform the […]

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Hotel Supervisors and Hotel Managers often believe that Managing People in a Hotel can be a complex, confusing and difficult task. However, if you want to get it right you should simply work towards gaining a Strong set of Hotel Values …. (carry on reading or watch the video) Perhaps you should remember that All […]

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