How to Believe in Yourself to Achieve Success

By Fred Langley My 6-year-old son recently conquered a crippling fear and taught me something I hope to pass on to you. Jack is a very coordinated athletic boy, who since a very young age has [...]

“Cater” to Your Customers this Holiday Season

By Michael Attias How important are the holidays to your sales mix? I know for many readers the combination of groups reserving tables and private party rooms for holiday parties, as well as full [...]

How to increase profit margins with a waste sheet

When food costs rise, profit margins sink and restaurant owners must take action. Last week, I outlined one of two simple tools you can use to lower your food costs, the key item report. This [...]

Find and Use a Mastermind Group

By David Scott Peters Restaurant Tip of the Week One brain is not as powerful as 20 together A mastermind group is a group of peers with whom you can bounce ideas around without fear of judgment, [...]

Exploring Twitter for Restaurants – Idea No. 3

by Jenny Brooks In a post on April 23, I provided five ideas for restaurants to use Twitter. I promised to explore each of these a little deeper, so I’m going to expand on each of these [...]

Stressed out, Overworked and Just Plain Exhausted?

By Tracy Yandow Over the past few months have you found yourself physically and emotionally drained? Do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish what you need to get done? [...]

Marching Music for a Different Drummer

By Linda Peters-Getchell Catch the Rhythm and Join The Dance Today was one of those clean-the-closet, go-through-everything, revisit-old-projects and throw-out-the-old kind of days. I found [...]

Fire in the Empty Lot

Authored by Linda Peters-Getchell Accomplishing what you want to accomplish is a little like starting a fire in a vacant lot you want to develop. It is filled with dry grass and your goal is to [...]