Posts Tagged ‘business secret’

Rachel Smith profiles the hotplate, and easing the pressure

offthehotplate-pressure-hospitality-industry

Easing the pressure Rachael Smith, in writing for Restaurant and Caterers’ Association Magazine, shines the spotlight on Off the Hotplate, and why it’s so needed in the industry today. Rachel interviewed me and others about pressure, our whys and wheres, and comes to the conclusion that yes, the industry needs to change. Now. Here’s her…

Read More

Rachael Downie shares her recovery wisdom

offthehotplate-recovery-wisdom-beach-deck-chair

For recovery wisdom: Sharpen the Saw Here, Rachael shares some dynamite recovery wisdom. Something all hospitality peeps need to acknowledge and accept. Tired is as tired does, and burn out helps no one.  “I attended a conference a number of years ago where one of the speakers talked about Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly…

Read More

Rachael Downie pin-points the major difference that great self-belief can make

offthehotplate-self-belief-rachael-downie

Self belief? Only for the big achievers? Think again. Everyone has a self-confidence and self-image problem.  Everybody!!  At first I didn’t really believe that but as I got talking with people, everyone has got a secret, everyone has got stuff that they have done and they keep judging themselves and keep paying the price for things that happened…

Read More

The Power of Teamwork in the Kitchen

Great teamwork in the kitchen

A great piece written by Paul Sorgule, for the American Culinary Federation, which absolutely sums up the importance of teamwork. Particularly in a kitchen. You need a good team in the kitchen. I hope you enjoy.  By Paul Sorgule, M.S., AAC The parallels to sports are everywhere. Although the kitchen brigade was based on a…

Read More

Small steps = big journey

success-small-steps-offthehotplate

Every journey begins with those small steps. Often people have a strong desire to achieve or be something but have no idea how to get there or accomplish it, from their point current of view, the dream seems impossible. If you have a dream, should you just give up now? Absolutely not !!! Having learnt…

Read More

Success = a strong mind

success-strong-mind-offthehotplate

“If you think you are beaten you are. If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you like to win but think you can’t It’s almost certain you won’t. If you think you’ll lose you’re lost. For out of the world we find Success begins with a fellow’s will – It’s all in the…

Read More

Discipline is the secret to success, and here’s how

offthehotplate-self-discipline-rachael-downie

What do you think is the hardest thing to do ? “It is the self-discipline to control the mental conversations that you carry on with yourself,” Neville Goddard.  I have been working with a few of you who want to really improve their inner talk to being positive and having phenomenal results. And I’d love…

Read More

Business secret 101: Fear or Trust? You choose…

business-secret-trust-fear-offthehotplate

There’s one word that’s having a big life at the moment – in new age doctrine, coaching and mentoring – what is it? It’s fear. Business secret 101: Fear’s the killer, the bogey man, the word we need to ditch, replace, ban from our thoughts, our souls. And what is sometimes the overriding emotion you…

Read More