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March 10, 2022

#149 Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa, Founders of Taste Tibet, on Conne…

Today’s guests – with no prior experience in hospitality – have excelled in their food business. Born and brought up in rural Tibet, Yeshi Jampa learned to cook nomadic food outdoors at a young age. He found his way to …

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March 3, 2022

#148 Anese Cavanaugh, CEO of Active Choices, on Intentional Impact

“We don't need to be as busy as we need to be” – Anese Cavanaugh makes a great point in this episode to be conscious of where we spend our time and energy. Anese is the CEO of Active Choices, …

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Feb. 24, 2022

#147 Ashish Tulsian, Co-founder and CEO of POSist, on Being a Tech Co…

Calling in from India, Ashish Tulsian is the co-founder and CEO of POSist – the first company to provide a complete online POS solution for restaurants. Ashish kickstarted his entrepreneurial journey in 2007 by founding a tel...

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Feb. 17, 2022

#146 Samantha Clarke, CEO and Author of ‘Love It Or Leave It’, on the…

It’s time to build some robust changes. Today’s guest, Samantha Clarke, is on a mission to create the next generation of change-makers, carving out a happier way of working with more purpose, meaning and intention. Having bee...

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Feb. 15, 2022

EPS 5 Digital Titans - Nick Popovici CEO and Co-Founder Vita Mojo - S…

In this conversation, we get some great insights and advice on digital transformation from Nick Popovici the CEO and Co-Founder of Vita Mojo, In this conversation, Nick and Michael discuss the massive opportunity for operator...

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Feb. 10, 2022

#145 Brooks Kirchheimer, Co-Owner at Hearth and Hill, on Asking For H…

What’s it like to run a business with your closest family members? Brooks Kirchheimer, Co-Owner at Hearth and Hill, shares their approach to growing the business and building a unique culture that people want to support and j...

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Feb. 3, 2022

#144 Monika Linton, Founder of Brindisa, on Open-Book Management

Brindisa has been the home of Spanish food in the UK for over 30 years. It was set up by Monika Linton in the 1980s to share her love for quality Spanish produce to the UK, and her aim has …

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Jan. 27, 2022

#143 Dino Joannides, Advisor and Senior Executive at Bizimply and rez…

Dino Joannides is a Senior Executive with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and general management. He has developed skills in creating a number of high performance teams as well as key relationships with custom...

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Jan. 20, 2022

#142 Tim Vasilakis, Founder and CEO at The Athenian, on Pivoting to a…

Tim Vasilakis, Founder and CEO of The Athenian street food brand, explains how he pivoted his business into a dark kitchen. Through their award-winning gyros, The Athenian has grown from a humble market stall to a small netwo...

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Jan. 13, 2022

#141 Dave Oakley, CEO at DOC Inc., on Going From Good to Great

As many of you know, ‘Good To Great’ by Jim Collins has had a huge impact on me and how I operate my business, so I couldn’t wait to have the ‘Good to Great’ Sherpa Dave Oakley on the show …

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Jan. 11, 2022

EPS 4 Digital Titans - Joel Robison Digital & Technology Director at …

In this conversation, the insights of Joel Robinson, Digital & Technology Director at Azzurri Group which operates the Zizzi, Ask Italian & Coco di Mama brands, will make you reflect on and revisit your digital transformation...

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Jan. 6, 2022

#140 Lorraine Copes, Founder of Be Inclusive Hospitality, on Supply C…

Lorraine Copes has a far and wide background in procurement and diversity and inclusion. She’s the Founder of Be ​​Inclusive Hospitality – a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to accelerate racial equality in the Hosp...

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Dec. 30, 2021

#139 Josh Sharkey, CEO at meez, on Leadership Decisions in the Kitchen

Josh Sharkey is the founder and CEO of meez, the recipe tool for professional chefs. With over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Josh launched the culinary technology company in 2020 to provide chefs the home...

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Dec. 23, 2021

#138 Matt Grimshaw, Founder of The Pioneers, on Culture as Your Compe…

Today we’re joined with the Founder of The Pioneers, Matt Grimshaw. The Pioneers are a team of culture engineers who help scale-ups to design and build the People Operating System they need to drive rapid and sustainable grow...

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Dec. 16, 2021

#137 Alexandra Berger, VP of Product Sales at Hourly by AMS, on the H…

Hourly makes hiring easier for everybody by turning the hiring process – from explore-to-offer – into a single mobile conversation that removes the dependency on legacy processes that can slow hiring. Today I’m joined by Hour...

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Dec. 14, 2021

EPS 3 Digital Titans - Phil Le-Brun Enterprise Strategist at Amazon W…

It was a great pleasure for Michael to connect with an old colleague of his from McDonald’s to talk about digital transformation and how we as leaders can make it happen more effectively. In this conversation, Phil Le-Brun En...

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Dec. 9, 2021

#136 Nick Cramp, Author and Transformation Coach, on Better Before Bi…

What does it take to make a business that works for you, and not the other way round? Find out what’s holding you back with today’s guest, Nick Cramp. He’s the author of ‘ Better Before Bigger: Rethinking Business Success …

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Dec. 2, 2021

#135 Antoine Melon, Co-Founder of HOMEtainment, on Stay-at-Home Exper…

From chefs to bartenders, live musicians to DJs, HOMEtainment helps create memorable events from the comfort of your own home. Today I’m joined by the co-founder, Antoine Melon, who has over 25 years of experience in opening ...

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Nov. 30, 2021

EPS 2 Digital Titans - Hugo Engel Digital Executive at Leon - Restaur…

It’s great to have another deep dive into digital transformation with Hugo Engel who is Digital Executive at Leon restaurants where he is part of building the restaurant for the future. We will be talking about: how Leon is u...

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Nov. 25, 2021

#134 David Lockwood, MD of Neal's Yard Dairy, on Having a 10-year Plan

Today’s guest David Lockwood has been involved with the British cheese scene for 25 years – and is currently the Managing Director of Neal's Yard Dairy. The artisanal cheese retailer works with about 40 cheesemakers. They sel...

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Nov. 18, 2021

#133 Lee Curtis, CEO and Founding Partner at RESIDE, on Leading the F…

Lee Curtis, CCHP, co-founded RESIDE in November 2017. RESIDE’s core purpose is to fundamentally change the short-term rental and alternative accommodation marketplace by leveraging their operational expertise, 3SIXTY technolo...

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Nov. 16, 2021

EPS 1 Digital Titans - James Sandrini Co-Founder & Strategy Director …

In this Digital Titans conversation, our guest is James Sandrini Co-Founder & Strategy Director at 48.1. They are a creative agency in London that helps companies to get clarity on their brand and positioning and help to tell...

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Nov. 11, 2021

#132 Nathan Ott, Chief Polisher at the GC Index, on Your Business Own…

The GC Index® is the organimetric that empowers organisations to drive performance and achieve innovation by creating game-changing teams and cultures. Today we’re joined by the Co-Founder and Chief Polisher, Nathan Ott. His ...

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Nov. 8, 2021

Introducing Digital Titans

Welcome to this special podcast series, Digital Titans, brought to you by Vita Mojo and Hospitality Mavericks. Tune into Amie from Vita Mojo who is excited to take you on this journey, as we explore the digital transformation...

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