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Restaurant Legends are the profitable, successful owners and operators of the hospitality business. Each one dreamt of opening a great restaurant (s)and spent hours of planning to create their winning concepts. These are the entrepreneurs who made it through the bad times and revel in the good times. Every conversation is filled with stories and anecdotes that may reveal secrets to success or sometimes are just fun to hear. Either way, they will always be interesting making Restaurant Legend ...
 
Badass Business Owners are Small Business Owners serving their local communities who are tired of living job to job and want to grow their business income & their personal income. If it seems like the harder you work, you still can't seem to grow your profits as fast as you want, I'm here to help. So, if you are ready to MAKE MORE MONEY IN YOUR SMALL BUSINESS then you are in the right place!
 
Chef Jamie Adams and Leonardo Moura are co-owners and business partners with over 40 years of experience in the restaurant industry. We all love to eat well, drink and be merry and we got pretty good at selling that whole thing with our two Atlanta based restaurants, il Giallo and Lagarde, so we’ve decided to share our food and wine experience in a podcast that covers our experiences and expertise with a great sense of humor and without taking ourselves too bloody seriously. Welcome to Katze ...
 
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Are you working a full-time job and building your business on the side? Have you found that your sales are at a standstill because you can't grow while you have this full-time job? Are you wondering what it is that you need to do at this point in order to be able to grow this business and make that leap to full-time entrepreneur? __________________…
 
Is your business in a rut? Can’t seem to grow your sales or profits? Odds are it might be due to one of these four reasons. Or probably a combination. If you want to get unstuck, rate how you are doing and see where the log jam might be happening in your small business. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Ref…
 
Even when small business owners know they need to read their Profit & Loss Statements on a regular basis, they still don’t. Why is that? Isn’t the goal of your small business to earn more profits? Why wouldn’t you look at your #1 tool to help you? _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide 👉 Want to …
 
This episode was first released in May of last year, only three months into the Ukraine/Russia conflict/war. Kyiv had already experienced a few missile strikes, but it felt to everyobne that the coming spring would be somewhat normal. But, here we are nearly one year later wirh thousands of deaths, destroyed infrastucture and familys. Ive been tryi…
 
Each year opens up the opportunity to start fresh and leave any bad business habits in the past. The key is staying motivated throughout the same year vs falling into old habits of the year prior. Here is what I’ll be doing… How about you? _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide 👉 Want to Learn Yo…
 
One mistake I see all the time with small business owners is, they think if they work harder, they will make more money. But that isn’t always the case. You just burn out and wake up to the reality that all these hours aren’t providing the profits you thought you were going to see. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business…
 
Berkley California can be known as the seat of social and political protest, the birthplace of the hippie lifestyle and most recently as the nova of many culinary stars. Jeremiah Tower, Mollie Katzen and of course Alice Waters just to name a few. Gregoire Jacquet, a denizen of the Gourmet Ghetto as he calls it opened his small sandwich shop in Berk…
 
So you have a new business opportunity you want to explore. Maybe it is a new market you can open or even a completely new business. But should you do it? For most people, the answer is no. You just aren’t ready right now. No isn’t forever, but it does mean you need to get your current business to a state that can easily make this leap. Let’s discu…
 
With so many options for marketing or advertising your small business, which is the best for you? They all have their pros and cons. But your marketing needs to lead to new customers, repeat customers, or them spending more money. You need to focus on your ideal customer and target their needs. Let’s discuss… _______________________________ 👉 Grab …
 
How would you rate your business? What would customers say about your business? Let’s take a critical look at how your business's performance has been over the past year. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide 👉 Want to Learn Your Business Numbers Better? Check Out this Affordable Course: Underst…
 
Do you find you are just going through the motions in your business? Are you lacking the focus or desire to work “ON” the business vs just “IN” the business? Sometimes we need a little push to get back on track so we can take our business to the next level. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide …
 
Sometimes the stairs to success require you to stop and work internally on the business before you head up the next flight. This is crucial to ensuring the business is ready for what is to come. Let’s discuss this concept and how it can help you become even more successful. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers…
 
Want more profit? Then Dive into Your Operational Expenses of Your Small Business. There is money hiding in there that you are wasting that you can create instant profits. Every dollar adds up, and this is a quick way to boost your profits. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide 👉 Want to Learn Y…
 
Looking to Grow Your Sales? All sales come from either increasing your customer count, getting customers to come back more often or getting your customers to spend more money. In this episode, we break this down a little further and a great exercise for you to do. Let’s get those sales up! _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your …
 
With the new year quickly approaching, now is the time to step back and review your pricing and product/product mix. Most of you are a little slower and have the time to do this exercise. You want to hit the ground running this coming year so you need to look at the successes and failures of the past year to make sure your pricing and product/servi…
 
Sometimes customers just suck. Let’s face it. Not all customers are happy campers and can ruin your day and become one of your worse nightmares. The problem is, you can’t let them ruin your day and more importantly, ruin the experience for the other customers that you have to deal with. So how do you deal with them? Today I’ll share some of my thou…
 
Did you know that if you focus on improving the processes around your best-selling item you will not only increase your profit on it, but you will realize that you can sell less and make just as much money. Before you hire people to sell more, spend some time on improving the process / systems first around your best seller. ________________________…
 
We are always on the lookout for new ideas and ways to increase our profits. Sometimes just looking at how other people view profits and sales can give us a great nugget or two on what we might be able to do. This week we take a look at the Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz. Mike discusses that by killing off the vine (bad pumpkins/clients) we incre…
 
On the way to discovering the how’s and whys of tipping I was able to discern some of the pros and cons with a little more clarity and I’ve boiled down to three major points that I’ll discuss in this episode on how changing the tipping culture can help re-structure restaurants into a healthier business that is less vulnerable to failure. First up i…
 
As we start to wind down 2022, it is time to fight two fights. Ending the year strong but also putting into place the tools, processes, etc to start 2023 strong out the gate. Way too many small business owners relax at the end of the year and are shocked when the new year doesn’t start as strong as they hoped. Spend a week brainstorming all the thi…
 
Recession, Recession, Recession, that is all you hear about when you turn on the TV, Radio, and even YouTube. Doom and Gloom sells. But should you panic in your small business? You need to be aware, you need to have a plan, but you can and will survive this economic challenge if you pay attention to your money and your ideal clients. ______________…
 
Can Facebook still provide you leads for your small local business? With Facebook having typical viewers over the age of 30 and with disposable incomes and being homeowners, you never want to overlook the power Facebook still has for your small business. It isn’t the paid advertising either. By just being part of your community pages, you can find …
 
Defining Mexican restaurants as only nachos and chimichangas is much like never looking beyond eggrolls and Chow Mein when trying to describe a Chinese restaurant menu. On this podcast I have Michael Harvey from Charleston South Carolina talking about Jalisco. A restaurant he and his partner have built examining the depth of Mexican cuisine and int…
 
Many small businesses have slowed down and let’s face it, so has the motivation to get anything done. How do you keep motivation high and use this time to take your business to the next level? _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide ______________________________ 👉 Want to Learn Your Business Numb…
 
Do You Have a Plan to Maximize Your Sales and Profits as We Head into the End of the Year? Don’t miss the opportunity to have your best year-ending results yet! Whether you are going into season or headed to your slow time, there is still plenty of money to make before the year is done! _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Bus…
 
Way too many small businesses are bleeding cash and are in danger of collapsing. But it isn’t too late! Your business numbers hold the key to stopping the bleeding and creating some amazing profits in your small business. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide ______________________________ 👉 Wan…
 
Eric Sheffer did what may be unthinkable to some or life saving to others and that’s leaving a successful career in advertising and entertainment. Move about 2300 miles to the other side of the country and jump in headfirst into a tough industry known for its difficulty and high failure rate…hospitality. When I was given the opportunity to talk wit…
 
The past few years have been tough and business debt is on the rise. Are you going into debt in your business? Are you thinking about going into debt in your business? Let’s discuss why you might want to think twice about going into business debt and what you want to do to get out of business debt. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free K…
 
If you grow your business too fast, you risk the wheels falling off and ultimately a big hit to your sales and profits. Here is a story of a pool company that took a big leap and is now paying the price. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference Guide ______________________________ 👉 Want to Learn Your Bu…
 
I’ve been messing around with hospitality technology as it started developing in the mid 80’s. At that time, most programs were centered om enterprise systems, meaning bean counting programs. The ever-present digital marketing we know today was in its infancy then. Restaurant owners and end users were left out of the development process that was ob…
 
Knowing your monthly business nut is very helpful when determining what you need to do in sales. Especially when our personal monthly nut usually drives the total need. The business needs to make a certain amount to survive, but so do you and by combining the two, you know what you actually need. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Kno…
 
While you improve your profits by pricing correctly, your next step is to tackle your processes that are also costing you profit. While you might have a bunch of broken processes, by focusing on one big one at a time, you will add to your bottom line in big ways! _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Numbers Reference …
 
Unsustainable pricing prevents every single operator from being able to provide a living and equitable wage for their employees, top to bottom. Fear of competition and “the marketplace” keep prices unsustainably low. Conditions that support staff rather than abuse them need to improve. There needs to be a clear path of growth and achievement creati…
 
Business is booming and you need to hire people to help with all the clients. However, sometimes hiring people will kill your profits and your personal income. It is critical that you hire for the right reasons. Sometimes, you are better off raising your prices vs hiring people. _______________________________ 👉 Grab Your Free Know Your Business Nu…
 
Many new business owners tend to set their prices based on the amount of money they need each month to cover their personal expenses. However, this is not how you want to do it but I want to explain why and how you still can accomplish the same thing but look at it differently. Plus, let’s discuss those personal expenses that are also business expe…
 
The drama and life lessons depicted in fiction on film of working in restaurants can look very realistic at times as in the John Favreau film "Chef" or it can be romatisized like it is in the Disney film "Ratatouille". Capturing the raw drama of restaurants happens artfully in the award winning documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi". However there are …
 
While I’m not a fan of reading (can’t sit still so I’m an audiobook person) I am a fan of learning as much as I can about being a better business person and leader. There is a reason these 5 books tend to show up on many business owners' top 10 lists. Even if you get one nugget, it is worth the money. Plus, all 5 of these give a different nugget of…
 
You might have heard of a book called Profit First by Mike Michalowicz. Some have embraced it and others have felt overwhelmed. Let’s take a look at just a couple of the core parts and how they can help you immediately in your small business. Even adopting one or two concepts can make a huge difference in your profitability. Grab the Audiobook or B…
 
What is the best sign to tell if the restaurant industry has recovered from the devastating shutdowns and restrictions precipitated by the pandemic? Is it when the sales of your restaurant sales return to normal values? Is it when the dining room is filled on a Friday night? Restaurant owners and managers are tearing their hair out trying to balanc…
 
Why does it seem like so many customers are cheap? How do you build your business if everyone only wants the cheapest price they can get? There will always be folks that want the cheapest price, but that doesn’t mean you need to be that business owner! YouTube Videos on P&L that Can Help: 👉 Profit & Loss Income Statement for Beginners 👉 Profit & Lo…
 
You want more sales. I get it. But don’t throw away money on advertising that doesn’t produce. I want you to spend money on advertising, I just want you to spend it wisely and know what you need to do in sales to break even and then create a profit! YouTube Videos on P&L that Can Help: 👉 Profit & Loss Income Statement for Beginners 👉 Profit & Loss …
 
Wherever you look there is doom and gloom on the horizon. Gas prices, rising rents, inflation, and the “great recession” on the horizon. But do you really need to panic? Not Yet! Let’s talk about what you should be doing right now to prepare and let’s see why this also might be a great time for your business if you play your cards right! YouTube Vi…
 
We’re now 27 months from the day the hospitality world stopped to help mitigate or at least help keep a worldwide pandemic in check. Some talked about this as an extinction level event. Which for some operators came true. But as an industry it survived and is beginning to show signs of opportunities for those willing to take the risk of opening new…
 
Should your labor hours be included in your cost of goods sold? Your COGS should always include any labor hours (including your own) that are part of creating or making the products as well as installing or providing the service. Today we will take a look at an example of someone that produces their own products and then resells them. If you want t…
 
After reviewing about 10 P&Ls this week, here are 7 different mistakes I often see. Want more profit? Run with 1 or 2 nuggets in this episode. You might not even realize you are making these mistakes with your Profit and Loss. YouTube Videos Referenced in the Podcast: 👉 Profit & Loss Income Statement for Beginners 👉 Profit & Loss Playlist – Multipl…
 
If you are crushing your sales goals but still aren’t seeing the profits you should, then you need to dive into your profit and loss income statement as it holds the key to where your profit is going! Let’s discuss this great tool you have and how you can read it to learn where to look for those business profits! YouTube Videos Referenced in the Po…
 
Each week you work your butt off in your small business, only to get to the end of the month and wonder where the money went. Each day doing the same thing and getting the same result. So, the question becomes, “Why Aren’t You Doing This….” _______________________________ The Badass Business Owner Podcast - TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE SMALL BUSIN…
 
I learned how the restauranteurs and hotelier I talked with represent some of the unknown faces of the war with Russia. I’ve talked with brave people who chose to stay where they were to give support to their neighbors, who lost everything and the military by keeping their restaurants and hotels open not only for a feeling of business as usual. But…
 
Unemployment is low, and hiring is tough! There just aren’t enough good people out there to hire! Yes, there is! They just happen to work for someone else right now! Why are you waiting around for them to come to you? You need to always be hiring, creating an amazing workplace, and looking in places others aren’t. _______________________________ Th…
 
Five years and 500 episodes later, I’m still here each and every week for my Badass Business Owners! How did we get here and why has this podcast meant so much to me? I’ll share in this week's special 500th episode! - Tammy _______________________________ The Badass Business Owner Podcast - TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE SMALL BUSINESS _____________…
 
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