Get Smart The Podcast

Ozzie Djemal

It's time to Get Smart with hospitality industry personalities, delivering weekly focused insights and tips to help our friends in the industry, find a path to success. read less
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Get Smart The Podcast with Alan Borges the Legendary Hospitality Middle Management Coach
Jun 10 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Alan Borges the Legendary Hospitality Middle Management Coach
Get Smart The Podcast with Alan Borges the Legendary Hospitality Middle Management Coach. Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to delve into the dynamic world of franchise hospitality and unlock the secrets to success with our next guest. Joining us today is Alan Borges, a seasoned expert in the franchise industry with over two decades of experience in the QSR/Fast casual sector across Australia.With a remarkable background in leadership development for multisite franchise owners and Operations/Area/State managers, Alan is the go-to strategist for navigating the challenges of workplace relationships and team engagement. His expertise lies in raising the level of influential people skills, empowering Franchisees and Mid-level managers to prioritise and execute with speed and ease while saving valuable time, stress, energy, and money.But Alan's journey hasn't always been a smooth ride. From being fired as a teenager for not knowing how to knead the dough properly to now running his own franchise leadership consultancy, his relentless determination has shaped his remarkable path. Alan's commitment to making a lasting impact is evident through the countless managers he has helped transform, leaving a long-lasting mark on their professional lives.Beyond the confines of his consultancy, Alan's personal interests lie in the captivating realms of psychology and the power of relationships in the workplace. It's intriguing to discover that someone with shy introverted tendencies would choose a profession centred around conversations and building relationships, but it turned out to be one of his superpowers.  When he's not immersed in his coaching programs for his clients, you'll find Alan engaging in one-on-one conversations with ambitious individuals, sharing insights at a local café all over Melbourne Australia.Today, Alan joins us on this conversational, educational, and storytelling podcast to shed light on the dire need for coaching and development systems in franchising, especially for those managing from the middle of the hierarchy. He passionately believes that taking ownership of your skill gaps and seeking development and support is crucial to succeeding in the industry, as no one will care as much about your professional growth and development as much as you do.To connect with Alan Borges and tap into his wealth of experience, you can reach out to him on LinkedIn or Facebook. Simply search for "ImAlanBorges," and discover a world of valuable insights. If you're looking for a like-minded community of passionate professionals, be sure to join his private Facebook Group, "The Operations Managers Hub" where he shares deep learnings that you can implement immediately that you wish you would’ve been told earlier in your career.#getsmart #coaching #podcast #midmanagementcoach #hospitality
Get Smart The Podcast with Mark Khoder providing amazing Marketing insights for Restauranters
May 7 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Mark Khoder providing amazing Marketing insights for Restauranters
It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Mr Mark Khoder, The master of Restaurant Strategist at Your SocialChef, helping Restaurant Groups, chains and Brands both nationally & Internationally.With over 13 years in the field Hospitality strategy, Mark has developed the now renowned BITE Framework, focusing on Brand growth, Income snowball, Transaction amplification, Equity maximiser. Your SocialChef specialises in Restaurant Marketing, Advertising, Digital, Social Media, Content and Innovation, Sales Promotion, and Direct Marketing. Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry in the area of online strategy? Mark: I've always been passionate about the hospitality industry and the role that marketing plays in its success. With the rapid growth of digital technologies and social media, I saw an opportunity to help restaurants and other hospitality businesses reach their potential using innovative online strategies. My experience in the industry and love for marketing led me to create Your SocialChef, where we focus on helping restaurants thrive in today's competitive landscape. With all of the exposure you have to the industry, what is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry to achieve success? Mark: My key piece of advice is to always put the customer at the centre of your marketing efforts. Understand their needs, preferences, and behaviours, and then use that information to create compelling and relevant experiences that engage and delight them. By doing so, you will foster customer loyalty and drive business growth. What do you see as some of the biggest challenges & hardships, facing the hospitality industry? Mark: One of the biggest challenges facing the hospitality industry is the constantly changing landscape, particularly when it comes to technology and customer expectations. It's essential for businesses to adapt and evolve their strategies to stay ahead of the curve. Another challenge is maintaining a strong brand identity while effectively utilising digital platforms and social media channels to reach a wider audience. Lastly, How do you see the Hospitality industry evolving Marketing Strategies over the next 3 years? Mark: I believe that the hospitality industry will continue to embrace new technologies and platforms, using them to create more personalised and immersive customer experiences. We can expect to see a greater focus on data-driven marketing and the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to better understand customer behaviour and preferences. I also think we'll see an increase in the use of integrated marketing campaigns that seamlessly blend online and offline channels to create a holistic brand experience. Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Mark, we look forward to utilising your amazing Strategies and following your personal future endeavours. Mark: Thank you for having me. It's been a pleasure sharing my thoughts with you and your audience. . Mark Khoder - Founder and CEO We move the needle for your business. Earn your choice of $2,000 cash or credit when you refer a friend to our exclusive advertising agency. Not only will you be rewarded, but you'll also be helping them achieve their marketing goals with our proven strategies.For Support and Customer Service Phone: 1300 74 77 74  Email: Support@YourSocialChef.com Website: YourSocialChef.com Follow us: Facebook (@YourSocialChef) Instagram (@YourSocialChef) Snapchat  (@MarkKhoder) Twitter       (@YourSocialChef) YouTube    (@YourSocialChef) iTunes       (Your SocialChef Show)
Get Smart The Podcast with Peter Petroulas from WizButler
Apr 25 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Peter Petroulas from WizButler
Hi and welcome to Get Smart The Podcast. A weekly serve of industry insights, from those who have achieved great success.It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Inventor, Founder & CEO Peter Petroulas of WizButler.After a long stint in Aviation, and running Sydney's GPO Grand Group as CEO, Peter has created the World's First and Only - Autonomous & Intelligent Restaurant Reservations & Space Management System with dancing tablesYou only need to take one look at the WizButler website to see how this Ai powered, and Patented booking solution, is streaks ahead of the competition, when it comes to maximising restaurant and bar occupancy.Thank you so much for your time Peter:1) Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry?2) What is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry to achieve success?3) Please take us through your hardships, what were your biggest challenges?4) Lastly, How do you see booking & ordering solutions evolving in the next 3 years?Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Peter, we look forward to following the great WizButler evolution and your personal future endeavours.Hope you guys enjoy this!😊😊😊 If you enjoy this video, please like and share it.💡💡💡  Don't forget to subscribe to this channel for more updates. 🔔🔔🔔  Subscribe now  : @Get Smart Innovations💢 Stay With us:  👇👇👇👇👇💟 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/getsmartinnovations💟 Twitter         :  https://twitter.com/getsmartinn💟  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/getsmartinnovations💟 Linkedin      :  https://www.linkedin.com/company/getsmartinnovations 💢  FIND US AT🔗https://getsmartinnovations.com/🔗 https://www.youtube.com/@getsmartinnovations/featured📺 Watch My Other Videos: Get Smart The Podcast with Rohan Watt is Spilling Get Smart The Podcast with Rohan Watt is Spilling the Secret path the recovery post Covid #getsmartGet Smart The Podcast with Aden Levin Get Smart The Podcast with Aden Levin - Spilling the Secrets to Success - Tune in Now! #getsmartGet Smart The Podcast with Will CreedoGet Smart The Podcast with Will Creedon - Spilling the Secrets to Success - Tune in Now! #getsmart#Get Smart Innovations#Get Smart #PodcastThank you for visiting our channel click the ''SUBSCRIBE'' button to stay connected with this channel.Subscribe Link: @getsmartinnovations Stay with us  @Get Smart Innovations
Get Smart The Podcast with Melissa Yu - Founder of MCO Events - Superstar of Lifeline
Apr 14 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Melissa Yu - Founder of MCO Events - Superstar of Lifeline
Hi and welcome to Get Smart The Podcast. A weekly serve of industry insights, from those who have achieved great success.It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Ms Melissa Yu, the Director & CEO at MCO EventsWith over 15 years experience in the field Event Management, & her amazing work with Charities such as Lifeline, Mel really is a shinning star in Hospitality.Mel has recently partnered with Order Buddy as their National Business Development Manager. She is leading the push for evolution in the industry through providing Marketing Strategies both online & offline, as well as providing great ordering solutions for Restaurants, Cafes, bar & other food retailersThank you so much for your time Mel:1) Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry in the area of events and ordering solutions?2) With all of the exposure you have in the industry, what is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry to achieve success?3) What do you see as some of the biggest challenges & hardships, facing the hospitality industry?4) Lastly, How do you see the Hospitality industry evolving over the next 3 years?Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Mel, we look forward to supporting the amazing charities that you advocate for and following your personal future endeavours.We hope you enjoyed Get Smart The Podcast, we look forward to serving up a fresh batch next week.#mcoevents #getsmart #foodindustry @orderbuddy5335
Get Smart The Podcast with Dylan McDonnell - From living with Celiac to Success of Startup Foodini
Apr 10 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Dylan McDonnell - From living with Celiac to Success of Startup Foodini
Get Smart The Podcast with Dylan McDonnell - From living with Celiac to Success of Startup Foodini Hi and welcome to Get Smart The Podcast. A weekly serve of industry insights, from those who have achieved great success. It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Founder of the great Foodini directory. After a long stint in Law, Dylan decided to back his passion of delicious healthy food, by creating a start-up dedicated to fulfilling the needs customers with diverse dietary choices. Foodini connects the 1 in 3 people with dietary needs to restaurants and menu items that are most suitable for them, using a dietitian led approach. Foodini has been recognised as Winner of the IACC "Startup of the Year" Award 2022 & APAC Insider - Winner of the FoodTech CEO of the Year Award 2023 (Australia)  (https://www.linkedin.com/company/kickininn/#)Thank you so much for your time Dylan: 1) Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry? 2) What is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry to achieve success? 3) Please take us through your hardships, what were your biggest challenges in creating Foodini? 4) Lastly, How do you see Food diversity evolving in the next 3 years? Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Dylan, we look forward to following the great Foodini evolution and your personal future endeavours. We hope you enjoyed Get Smart The Podcast, we look forward to serving up a fresh batch next week.
Get Smart The Podcast with Tim Collett - Foodservice Australia Special Melbourne 30 Apr to 2nd May
Apr 2 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Tim Collett - Foodservice Australia Special Melbourne 30 Apr to 2nd May
Hi and welcome to Get Smart The Podcast. A weekly serve of industry insights, from those who have achieved great success.It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Mr Timothy Collett, The master of Hospitality exhibitions such as The Foodservice Australia exhibition and the Franchising & Business Opportunities ExpoTimothy is the ring leader of the hospitality industry's biggest calendar events with the aim is connecting businesses with perspective clients, partners and customers. He has 30 years experience in bringing the industry together and is more connected then Telstra to the Hospitality scene. Thank you so much for your time Tim:1) Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry and the Exhibition space?2) You would have seen alot of Businesses in the industry come and go, What is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry to achieve success?3) What do you see as some of the biggest challenges & hardships, facing the hospitality industry?4) With the up coming Foodservice Australia show coming up in Melbourne, from the 30th of April to the 2nd of May, what are some of the biggest highlights and draw cards of the event? 5) Lastly, How do you see the Hospitality industry evolving in the next 3 years?Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Tim, we look forward to attending your amazing exhibitions and following your personal future endeavours.We hope you enjoyed Get Smart The Podcast, we look forward to serving up a fresh batch next week.
Get Smart The Podcast with Rohan Watt
Mar 25 2023
Get Smart The Podcast with Rohan Watt
Hi and welcome to Get Smart The Podcast. A weekly serve of industry insights, from those who have achieved success. It is an honour to have our Special Guest, Rohan Watt Co-Founder of Orderlina & Hotefy with us today. With over 20 years experience in providing global SaaS solutions, Rohan Co-founded Orderlina over 3 years ago with the aim of relieving Customer Friction via Simple to set up, Simple to use, QR ordering Solutions.  Hotefy by Orderlina is a dedicated hotel offering that provides hotel guests web based ordering for room service, poolside food & beverage service, as well as allowing guests to book spa services, communication with concierge and more hotels services. Thank you so much for your time Rohan: 1) Can we start with you telling us a bit about yourself. What drew you to the Hospitality Industry? 2) What is one piece of advice that you would give to our friends in the hospitality industry? 3) Can you please take us through your hardships, what were your biggest challenges? 4) Lastly, How do you see the Tourism and Hospitality industry evolving in the next 3 years? Thank you so much for your valuable time and support Rohan, we look forward to hearing more about Orderlina and your future endeavours. We hope you enjoyed Get Smart The Podcast, we look forward to serving up a fresh batch next week. #hotels #concierge #consulting #ordering #foodindustry #hospitalityindustry #resorts #hotefy #orderlina #getsmart