What are your plans for summer?

November 2, 2018
The weather’s warming up. The footy Grand Finals are now just great memories. And in a few days the Melbourne Cup will be run and won. It’s almost summer, and that means it’s going to get busy for all of us in the hospitality business. Very busy. You’re no doubt putting plenty of planning

Get your venue the win this Spring Carnival

October 19, 2018
We’re now well and truly into one of the highlights on the Australian sporting calendar. The Spring Carnival heats up tomorrow with the Caulfield Cup and next week we may see the mighty mare Winx win an astounding fourth Cox Plate. It’s an exciting time for racing fans but also for the general

Make your venue king of the kids!

October 5, 2018
With the AFL Grand Final and school holidays on I figured it was time to take a week off and enjoy some time with the family. We went down the coast last week for a few nights and the wife and I decided it was time to hit a few local pubs and RSL’s to save ourselves the hassle of cooking for a

Kick goals with the Grand Finals!

September 20, 2018
We’re now just over a week away from the biggest weekend on the Australian sporting calendar. On Saturday the 29th of September all eyes will be on the hallowed turf of the mighty MCG for the AFL Grand Final. The following day we turn our attention to ANZ Stadium. There’s history to be made in

Promotion as an investment

September 7, 2018
“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” What an insightful comment! No doubt the fact that it comes from the world’s most renowned investor, Warren Buffet, adds to the credibility of the statement. I’ve personally noticed that there is a tendency for businesses to focus too much on

The value of feedback

August 24, 2018
I’ve been thinking about feedback a lot lately. It’s one of the most valuable ways to get a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of your business, your staff and your leadership. Giving and receiving honest feedback is crucial. But it’s also very challenging. Managing a