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Nov. 6, 2020

Coming Back Stronger Episode 10 with Kris Gumbrell, CEO of Brewhouse …

In this episode, Michael talks with experienced pub operator Kris Gumbrell, CEO of Brewhouse and Kitchen. They are an award-winni…

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Nov. 5, 2020

#79 Shawn Walchef, Cali BBQ Media Founder, on the craft of digital st…

Calling in from San Diego, Shawn Walchef is a true maverick when it comes to scaling a restaurant digitally. Since the pandemic, …

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Oct. 29, 2020

#78 Robin Sheppard, President of Bespoke Hotels, on Scaling Locally

Having been in the hospitality industry for 50 years, today’s guest has seen how the industry can scale. Robin Sheppard launched …

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Oct. 22, 2020

#77 Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon, Founder of Banana Pepper HR, on leading w…

Dialling in from Antigua, today’s guest has been instrumental in the making of the Hospitality Mavericks business. So I’m excited…

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Oct. 15, 2020

#76 Samuel Mensah, MD at Uncle John’s Bakery, on Family Legacy

Over the past 25 years, Uncle John’s Bakery has remained a staple household name within the Afro-Caribbean Community, with a comm…

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Oct. 15, 2020

Trailer for The Game Changer Community

JOIN THE COMMUNITY HERE - FACEBOOK: https://bit.ly/2GAvr2W Staring down the barrel of a 60% permanent closure rate...It's time to…

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Oct. 8, 2020

#75 Victoria Williams, CEO of terptree, on human communication and de…

Today’s guest, Victoria Williams, is on a life ambition to change the world for deaf people. Establishing her company terptree 14…

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Oct. 1, 2020

#74 Mark Hawthorne, Former CEO at McDonald's and GYG, on why convenie…

There’s often a big stigma behind fast food and QSR, but it’s the best way to be the biggest in the world. As former colleagues, …

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Sept. 24, 2020

#73 David Klaasen, Founder of Talent 4 Performance, on Self-Leadership

With this ongoing crisis, leaders need to develop new skills, such as compassion and a growth mindset, to navigate and rebuild th…

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Sept. 17, 2020

#72 Edd Heller, Founder of The Ethicurean Guild, and 100,000 meals fo…

Edd Heller joined the hospitality industry late in life – just six years ago. Since then he’s proven to be a real maverick by run…

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Sept. 11, 2020

Coming Back Stronger Episode 9 with CEO Dan Brookman of Airship & Tog…

In this episode, Michael talks with experienced operator and tech CEO Dan Brookman of Airship & Toggle. Two platforms that enable…

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Sept. 10, 2020

#71 Mark Smith, Founder of Double Up Social, on Telling Your Story

There’s a story behind every business, and it’s an area a lot of us neglect to fully communicate with our consumer. So how do we …

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Sept. 3, 2020

#70 Drew Brown, MD of Dominion Hospitality, on Diversifying Hotels

The hotel industry has faced a big shake up since the outbreak. Now two months after reopening, MD of Dominion Hospitality Drew B…

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Aug. 27, 2020

#69 Zoey Henderson, Founder of Fungtn, on the Conscious Consumer

Back by popular demand, Zoey Henderson has worked closely with hospitality brands to be healthier and more sustainable. During lo…

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Aug. 20, 2020

#68 Tom Lionetti-Maguire, Founder of Little Lion, on Human Experiences

With a background in theatre and acting, today’s guest Tom Lionetti-Maguire fell in love with the immersive piece. In 2013 he lau…

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Aug. 14, 2020

#67 Changing the industry business model with Rob Liddiard, CEO Yapst…

We don’t have the answers yet, but we need to ask the right questions in order to navigate through the pandemic. What’s clear is …

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Aug. 7, 2020

#66 Ali Aneizi, Founder of Tamweel Capital, Being an investor during…

We’re going to take a different view of the hospitality industry today – through the eyes of investment. Today’s guest is Ali Ane…

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July 31, 2020

#65 Upskilling for the future with Caitlyn O'Loughlin, Facilitator fo…

What do successful leaders look like over the next few months? To get to the heart of this, Michael catches up with leadership ex…

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July 24, 2020

#64 Taking stock from down under with Shaun de Vries, Founder & Direc…

As Victoria, Australia is in its second week of its second lockdown, Michael catches up with hospitality expert Shaun de Vries to…

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July 17, 2020

#63 Setting yourself a long-term mindset with Joshua Kopel, Chief Exe…

Facing repeat openings and closings in LA, it’s been a tough time for so many restaurant owners. But it’s given today’s guest som…

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July 15, 2020

Coming Back Stronger Episode 8 with Patrick Gray, Head of Operations …

In this episode, Michael has Head of Operations for The Athenian Patrick Gray as a guest. Patrick has a lifetime of experience fr…

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July 10, 2020

#62 Leading with radical acceptance with Dr Vikki Barnes, Clinical ps…

Following months of being on “soldier mode”, we’ve all experienced overwhelm during the Covid-19 crisis. Now more than ever we ne…

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July 3, 2020

#61 The Power of Storytelling with Amy Ogden, Founder of The Collecti…

In this episode, Michael talks with Amy Ogden. Amy is based in New York City and matches world-class hospitality brands of all si…

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July 1, 2020

Coming Back Stronger Episode 7 with Paul Hooker, Operations Director …

In this episode, we have Operations Director Paul Hooker from Boston Tea Party as a guest. The Boston Tea Party is a purpose-driv…

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