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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

 

As a Hotel Duty Manager I worked for a wise Duty Manager for years (read on or watch the video). Every time we met I ended up writing down some wise-words in my Note-Book. Here are a few of my favourites: First of all I learned “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, […]

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Planning is “thinking before acting”. Planning is an important part of our life (read on or watch the video). We make plans in each and every step of our life whether we realize it or not – when we wake up in the morning, as we arrive for our shift in the Hotel and as […]

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Whatever Hotel, wherever it might be and however many Hotels you are hoping to Effectively Manage – there are five functions which must be Mastered (read on or watch the video). Planning Regardless of where the Hotel planning is being taken place for – it must allow that Zone to run smoothly. A goal must […]

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What follows is the list of the 50 words or phrases that I am most often asked about by Hotel Workers, Supervisors and Managers contacting me from around the World regarding the business aspect of their Hotel. Despite all the Training and Development that takes place in the Hotel Industry – I believe there are lots of […]

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In the perfect Hotel, age shouldn’t matter. But in the real world, differences between the Ages do affect worker productivity and retention in our Hotels (Read on or watch the video). According to Research a third of employees waste time because of conflicts with others from a different age group; and this is only likely […]

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You would have thought that Discrimination between Men and Women in Hotels would be a thing of the distant past (read on or watch the video) – but it would appear that we are not quite there – as many Female Hotel Workers report that they still do not feel they are treated the same as their […]

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Hotel Workers, Supervisors and Managers are all very busy people – we are always working on an endless list of jobs to be accomplished – and that does not include the non-stop demands of Customers (read on or watch the video). Sometimes we have to decide whether it is better to be Efficient or Effective? […]

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We have all worked for this person: The Hotel Manager who tells everyone they have to work hard to reach their targets and then leaves to play golf….(Read on or watch the video) they discipline others for not working hard enough and then says, “I’ll be working from home for the rest of the week”….they […]

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It is not the job of the Hotel General Manager or Hotel Human Resources Manager to retain good people in a Hotel (Read on or watch the video). People leave Hotels because their individual needs are not being met and they finally reached the point where they can no longer accept the situation. What follows […]

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