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Slick Talk: The Hospitality Podcast

The First Slick Talk Monthly Episode Highlight

Fri Jul 28 2023
PodcastRecapHospitalityLeadershipEntrepreneurshipBusiness

Description

This episode is a special recap of previous episodes, providing listeners with the best snippets and takeaways. The host is joined by producer Kelsey to discuss other podcasts under HFM, including 'No Vacancy' and 'Hospitality Mavericks'. Prominent guests and authentic conversations are highlighted, along with the importance of learning from experienced individuals. Reflecting on leadership style and entrepreneurship for personal growth are explored. Having an 'And' mentality in business and the execution of podcasting are also discussed.

Insights

Learning from Experienced Individuals

Surrounding oneself with experienced individuals can be inspiring and helpful. Being open-minded to feedback leads to growth and better leadership.

Reflecting on Leadership Style

Reflecting on feedback and reevaluating can make for a better leader and business. Recognizing power shifts in mindset is important for personal growth as a leader.

Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth

Building trust after a leadership shift is important. Everyone possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, but it needs to be accessed and tapped into.

Having an 'And' Mentality in Business

Jonathan Wicks believes in having an 'and' mentality rather than an 'or' mentality, where win-win solutions are possible. Starting something new often involves figuring things out as you go.

Execution and Podcasting

Having faith in something and seeing where it goes can lead to improvement. Making friends through podcasting is one of the best parts of hosting a show.

Chapters

  1. Recap of Previous Episodes
  2. Prominent Guests and Authentic Conversations
  3. Learning from Experienced Individuals
  4. Reflecting on Leadership Style
  5. Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth
  6. Having an 'And' Mentality in Business
  7. Execution and Podcasting
Summary
Transcript

Recap of Previous Episodes

00:00 - 07:21

  • This episode is a special recap of previous episodes, providing listeners with the best snippets and takeaways.
  • The purpose is to make it easier for listeners to access the episodes they are interested in.
  • The host is joined by producer Kelsey for this episode.
  • They discuss other podcasts under HFM, including 'No Vacancy' and 'Hospitality Mavericks'.
  • 'No Vacancy' is hosted by Natalie Palmer and focuses on short-term rentals and Airbnb stories.
  • 'Hospitality Mavericks', hosted by Michael Tingsager, features interviews with thought leaders in the food and beverage industry.
  • Both podcasts offer valuable insights and interesting guests.

Prominent Guests and Authentic Conversations

06:58 - 13:58

  • The podcast host has prominent guests and creates authentic conversations with them.
  • There was an idea to create a podcast network, but it didn't materialize until December 2022.
  • Another recommended podcast is STR Data Lab, which focuses on data and operations in the short-term rental industry.
  • Alice in Bailey, a young entrepreneur, was featured on the podcast and impressed with her confidence and love for self-improvement.
  • She mentioned that younger entrepreneurs can learn from experienced individuals who have gone through years of trial and error.
  • The community of younger operators is small but has the advantage of learning from others' experiences to accelerate their own growth.

Learning from Experienced Individuals

13:28 - 19:57

  • Being exposed to people with more experience can help flatten the learning curve
  • Learning from peers in similar situations is valuable
  • Communication and teamwork are important for success
  • Relying on friends and family for support
  • Age differences can affect relationships in business
  • Surrounding oneself with experienced individuals can be inspiring and helpful
  • Being open-minded to feedback leads to growth and better leadership

Reflecting on Leadership Style

19:48 - 26:40

  • Reflecting on feedback and reevaluating can make for a better leader and business.
  • Taking advice and adding your own twist to it allows for personalization.
  • Caleb Hanen's experience of buying into a business and becoming the COO led to a reflection on his leadership style.
  • Becoming a manager can be challenging when transitioning from being part of the team.
  • Setting boundaries as a boss is necessary, even if it's difficult.
  • Recognizing power shifts in mindset is important for personal growth as a leader.
  • Reflecting on actions and making improvements helps build better relationships with staff.

Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth

26:11 - 32:46

  • The speaker reflects on past behavior and acknowledges the need for improvement in treating staff
  • Leadership shift requires guts and calling out leaders on ego trips
  • Building trust after a leadership shift is important
  • The speaker and their friend have a personal relationship and practice gratitude with number tricks
  • The podcast host had a favorite episode featuring a company known for intentional business building
  • Entrepreneurship can be activated through different influences and experiences
  • The speaker started entrepreneurial ventures at a young age to earn spending cash
  • Everyone possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, but it needs to be accessed and tapped into

Having an 'And' Mentality in Business

32:27 - 38:36

  • People can be born with certain qualities and also develop them over time.
  • Jonathan Wicks is a guest on the most recent episode and has a great story and approach to business.
  • He believes in having an 'and' mentality rather than an 'or' mentality, where win-win solutions are possible.
  • The Japanese mindset of 'eco guy' resonates with him, combining what you love, what you're good at, what makes money, and what the world needs.
  • Kelsey met Jonathan at Level Up conference but initially didn't know he was there.
  • Jonathan's company has a well-designed logo that stands out.
  • His business is scalable and successful due to systems and professionalism.
  • Starting something new often involves figuring things out as you go.

Execution and Podcasting

38:19 - 42:55

  • Starting something new often requires figuring things out as you go
  • Having faith in something and seeing where it goes can lead to improvement
  • Execution is the key regardless of being left or right-brained
  • The Slick Talk podcast features interviews that provide a different perspective than conferences
  • Making friends through podcasting is one of the best parts of hosting a show
  • The host appreciates having a co-host and values their input
  • Listeners are encouraged to subscribe, share, and rate the podcast
  • Social media channels and website are available for daily hospitality content
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