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Being an Effective Hotel H.O.D. isn’t just about knowing the ins and outs of a specific Hotel Department or being in the same Role for a certain number of years; there are some skills that separate Effective Hoteliers from those who are simply mediocre (read on watch the video). 1. Honesty It’s hard for employees […]

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I recently sat down with two of my Hotelier friends at the end of a tough night and had a debate with them about What were the personality traits of the very best Hotel Managers? (carry on reading or watch the video) We readily agreed that “Being a Hotel Manager was not always easy, but a […]

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Choosing a Hotel Management job might not seem so difficult, as we often think that we might not have much choice; but being a bit more selective and not accepting the wrong job is extremely important (read on or watch the video). Don’t worry, taking the wrong job doesn’t necessarily mean you’re binding yourself to […]

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What are your Personal Hotel Work Strengths? Everyone has a characteristic set of strengths and virtues, that is, aspects of their work that may or may not “strengths”? Research in Psychology suggests that there are these 24 strengths and virtues recognised in most cultures? Please read the descriptions of the 24 strengths and virtues below. […]

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You are going to fail during your career in Hotels and Hospitality – never let it stop you. Today I provide for you a dozen quotes to reflect upon whenever you are having a hard tover the next few days…. Winston Churchill “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Morihei […]

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If Hotel Supervisors and Hotel Managers could learn nothing else this year about Management Theory they could truly benefit from learning about the following 5 management theorists; their work has given rise to many of the best (and the worst) practices used to guide and grow Hotels of all sizes today (read on or watch […]

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Being a good leader in the workplace is not easy. Every day is busy and full of challenges. It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday management tasks and forget about your leadership style sometimes. However, in a Hotel, it’s important that you don’t let this happen, as your employees are reliant on you. […]

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