Johnny Appleseed, the American historical figure who has long since passed into legend, never had a LinkedIn profile, a Twitter feed, or even a telephone. And yet, he serves as a perfect example for good networking.Read More
A large portion of my work now focuses on hotel real estate development, whereby I am working with hotel owners, developers and operators to bring to life the vision that they have for a particular project. It is great work, which I love because of the opportunity to help clients create something new.
The end of the financial year always comes at the same time—yet for many hotel managers, the timing is never good. A couple of months before EOFY, your to-do list suddenly balloons with financial reporting and budgeting tasks. Maybe there’s a little cash left over from last year’s budget, and you need to spend it in a hurry. What’s more, the sales figures are not as robust as you’d hoped. You’re worried about how upper management will view your performance, so you engineer a big promotion to improve the numbers. This doesn’t quite work as you thought and as a result of all this, you go through twice as much coffee and get half your normal quota of sleep. Eventually the whole thing blows over, and it went just well enough to repeat itself next June. (Or not, and you are now looking for another job, but that’s for another article….)Read More