Positively Progressing or Falling Behind?

Positively Progressing or Falling Behind?

Do you feel your Pub Restaurant is POSITIVELY PROGRESSING or falling behind? ...it's one or the other - Can't be both! On Monday just gone, I was on a call with a very smart food industry colleague, talking about a subject that's dear to both our hearts and it's one that keeps cropping up in so many conversations we have with Pub Restaurant Owners and Managers lately. The "very smart" guy's … [Read more...]

Do Women Earn More Money than Men?

Do Women Earn More Money than Men?

Do Women Earn More Money than Men? The headline has probably got you being passionate and vocal about your answer yes, and how you feel, would that be right? But stay with me for a few minutes and let me explain my thinking. Over the last few weeks I have been visiting lots of cafes, coffee shops, and restaurants. I spend at least one day every week doing this. Today I have had a … [Read more...]

Restaurant Success with Mem Saab

Restaurant Success with Mem Saab

What makes a restaurant Extraordinarily Successful? This week, we're pleased and honoured to be able to share with you some of the most important restaurant success insights from the award winning Nottingham restaurant Mem Saab. What did you think? We would love to hear WHAT your most favourite take-away is from this video interview that you feel you'd like to immediately implement into … [Read more...]

Despite trying I couldn’t save them!

Despite trying I couldn’t save them!

Try as I might, I couldn't save them :( I'm always saddened when I see a business close with good honest owners, managers and their employees faced with the realisation that they won't be going to work tomorrow and will have to start looking for new employment. And the saddest part of all...it need NOT have been like that! Despite being busy with my coaching clients and my online training … [Read more...]

How to Increase Profit in a Pub Restaurant

How to Increase Profit in a Pub Restaurant

Discover HOW to quickly and easily increase your Pub Restaurant Profits in just a 51 minute video. (£500 value) (Includes bonus "cheat sheet" with Tom Kerridge's Top 12 Tips for Pub restaurant success) In this video...Marcus Kilvington, Founder of Food Profits Membership and Dan Cramp, General Manager of the Larwood and Voce, Moleface Pub Group in Nottingham UK, discuss the exact profit … [Read more...]

Oil Price Down 40%…Your Prices Maybe Next!

Oil Price Down 40%…Your Prices Maybe Next!

Oil Price Down 40%...Your Prices Maybe Next! You're no doubt wondering HOW the price of oil relates to your food and drink business prices. Bear with me and I'll quickly explain, as this is incredibly important. If you've followed me for a while, you'll know that I can be a contrarian. Unlike most other people, I think the 40% drop in oil price (down from $115 barrel to $70 barrel) and … [Read more...]

A Lack of Time Means a Lack of Energy

A Lack of Time Means a Lack of Energy

A lack of time...little time...no time...don't have time Does this sound familiar? According to Tony Schwartz, CEO of the Energy Project, a lack of time means - A lack of ENERGY! Time is finite, our energy is finite...BUT the demands made upon us are NOT. When TIME is your problem, it's time to focus on your ENERGY. Here's WHY Take 17 minutes to watch this TEDx talk by Tony … [Read more...]

HELP for pubs – Don’t suffer in silence

HELP for pubs – Don’t suffer in silence

HELP for pubs - Don't suffer in silence There has been an increase in the number of pub owners and managers contacting me recently, reaching out for help and advice, which has prompted me to write this weeks blog dedicated to help those pubs that have NOT contacted me and maybe suffering in silence.... There's a saying which always comes to mind when I read about problematic situations which is … [Read more...]

WHY 80% of People DON’T Buy My Products or Services

WHY 80% of People DON’T Buy My Products or Services

Here's WHY 80% of people DON'T buy my products and services... ...and don't buy YOURS either. BUT, thats ok! Read on, and I'll explain how this relates to your business and how to benefit from it. If you've followed me for some time, you'll know I won't make things sound better than they really are. (and you shouldn't either) Honesty is the best policy in EVERYTHING we do. As the … [Read more...]

STOP the Catering & Hospitality Self Harm Trend!

STOP the Catering & Hospitality Self Harm Trend!

Stop "self harming" your business! Having spent a large part of my time last week, working with owners and managers to put plans in place to bolster their businesses as a result of insufficient revenues, I feel compelled to offer some words of wisdom this week. I'm not naive enough to think I can stop it entirely, but I'll do my part in helping reduce what can only be described as SELF HARM … [Read more...]