How to kill brigade dynamics

We are part of teams at nearly every point in our life; at work, at home, in social organisations, in sports clubs, in church communities – the list is endless. These team members interact with each other, are aware of one another, have a common objective and goal, and perceive themselves to be a group.… Continue reading How to kill brigade dynamics

Chef – is your mind like a parachute?

“Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.” ~ Thomas Dewar[gap height=”30″] Trusted and respected Executive Chefs keep open to new ideas. For some, being open-minded is as easy as breathing. For most others, it’s a challenge. But making the effort to think openly and embrace new ideas will produce untold benefits for… Continue reading Chef – is your mind like a parachute?

Successful Chefs let their brigade fail

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” ~ Jack Welch[gap height=”30″] For your hospitality business to grow, everybody has to become better. You are only an inspirational leading chef if your brigade feels inspired; therefore you need to show commitment to your… Continue reading Successful Chefs let their brigade fail

FEAR – Reality or just an imbalanced perspective?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy I hope you took the time to set your goals for 2015 after our previous blog ‘Hit the ground running in 2015‘. Once you have established clear objectives, then it’s time to take massive action towards it. Otherwise it will only be a dream that will never… Continue reading FEAR – Reality or just an imbalanced perspective?

Chef – Hit the ground running in 2015

  By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy First of all HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU! My family and Leading Chef Academy wish you and your loved ones exceptional health and all the very best. A lot of trust in yourself and the courage to do all the things you might have put… Continue reading Chef – Hit the ground running in 2015

Chef – Whose fault is it now?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy Take a few minutes to watch this workshop segment on ‘RESPONSE-ABILITY’ that Martin Probst delivered to a small group of ambitious hospitality leaders on the thirteenth International Hospitality, Tourism and Events Research Conference Switzerland. [embedvideo type=”youtube” id=”EcvtQVuFB08″]   Here also the workshop slide as reference  … Continue reading Chef – Whose fault is it now?

Chef – Is ‘COACHING TEAMS’ part of your job description?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy If you want to learn how to coach your team, please read my published article in inspired COACH page 7-8 & 39-44  _____________________________________________________________________________________________ If you want to get more information on coaching teams and other highly beneficial leadership strategies you need as a ‘Leading Chef’, then… Continue reading Chef – Is ‘COACHING TEAMS’ part of your job description?

Chef – What is YOUR communication secret?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy Have you been wondering why you can talk easily with some people, and others you struggle to connect with? If your answer is yes, then you must read this blog and familiarize yourself with the following strategy.   This method describes how to master… Continue reading Chef – What is YOUR communication secret?

Chef – Think and succeed

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy How would you explain ‘thinking’ to somebody who doesn’t know what thinking is? Although we are doing it quite often, most likely you will find it quite difficult to explain, right? Hhhmmm. As I mentioned in one of my recent blogs, I believe thinking… Continue reading Chef – Think and succeed

Chef – Are these the modern skills of a Leading Chef?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy Do you remember the times when the Executive chef felt like ‘god in white’ with the main responsibilities of ordering food, cooking, smoking, screaming, complaining and abusing others? Luckily these times are definitely gone and the job description of today’s Leading Chefs look completely… Continue reading Chef – Are these the modern skills of a Leading Chef?