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 – 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?

Chef – Do you manage or lead

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy To be successful as Executive chef, you need to do the right things (effectiveness – leadership) and do things right (efficiency – management). When you are flat out, for example, ask yourself if you are busy just for the sake of being busy, or… Continue reading Chef – Do you manage or lead

Chef – Questions are the answer

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy Out of personal experience, those Executive chefs feeling stuck in their current position blame the lack of accessible thinking time for dealing with endless short-term challenges. Henry Ford said, “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few… Continue reading Chef – Questions are the answer

Chef – Don’t slaughter the goose!

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy You may have heard of Aesop’s fable of the goose and the golden egg. Just to refresh your memory, it’s about a poor farmer that had a goose which started to lay one golden egg per day. First the farmer couldn’t believe his luck… Continue reading Chef – Don’t slaughter the goose!

Chef – Who do you blame?

By Martin Probst, Learning & Development Whiz at Leading Chef Academy Fact is that most chefs do NOT take responsibility for their own actions. While they are good at putting up their hands to receive praise, they really struggle to take responsibility for the things that didn’t turn out well. In this blog you will… Continue reading Chef – Who do you blame?