299: How to get fully funded… the right way with RJ Joyce

In this episode we discuss: what RJ loves about this work; what can come from surrounding yourself with successful people, why you need to keep an eye out for those who share the passion, and how success can be as simple as centering the salt shaker. RJ Joyce is a graduate of the University of … Listen Now…

298: Secrets to preventing employee turnover with Tom Henschel

In this episode, we tackle an issue that every restaurant owner seems to be up against. Turnover. I ask all of my guest mentors: Currently, what is your biggest challenge and how are you overcoming it? By far, the most common answer: finding and keeping quality employees. In other words, preventing turnover. So… What did … Listen Now…

293: 5 ways to empower the people you lead with Dave Stachowiak

Today Dave Stachowiak is here to share with 5 ways you can empower the people you lead.Dave Stachowiak is the founder and host of Coaching for Leaders a top 10 careers podcast on iTunes. He was named in Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015 and has also been featured in … Listen Now…

292: Its not always about the money with Sondra Bernstein

Going on 20 years now Sandra Bernstein had been Owner of The Girl and the Fig. Today, Sondra has expanded her operations with The Fig Cafe & winebar in Glen Ellen, as well as a unique event space in Sonoma Known as Suite D. She is also the author of two books: The Girl and the … Listen Now…

291: Leading from where you are with Chris Deferio

In this episode we talk about leading from where you are, staying in touch with what fascinates you about this industry, how to overcome the lens through which a manager is seen, and representing the product and the story behind it. 16 years of experience as a barista, trainer, USBC competitor, competition creator, writer, consultant, … Listen Now…

290: Becoming a BOLD leader with Kathleen Wood

Kathleen is the founder of Kathleen Wood Partners, LLC, an innovative growth strategy firm specializing in shifting leaders and businesses to new levels of success. Kathleen Wood Partners consults with clients to identify and clarify their purpose and competitive differentials to accelerate their growth and profitability. Kathleen Wood Partners collaborate with managers, leaders, and companies … Listen Now…