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The Relationship Between Halloween and Company Culture

Posted by Rudy Miick on Oct 27, 2017 3:55:25 PM

It's not one of the "biggies" from the winter months, but if you ask any kid, Halloween would certainly rank up there on the Favorite Holiday List. But what is it about Halloween that's so captivating for children and adults alike? And how does it relate to creating a "spirited" company culture?

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Topics: Company Culture / Change

A Brief Look at Foodservice Labor Trends for 2018

Posted by Rudy Miick on Oct 13, 2017 6:04:27 AM

In a recent Foodservice Equipment & Supplies article on foodservice trends, editorial director Joe Carbonara talked about a whole range of factors that will impact foodservice labor trends for 2018. 

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Topics: Hiring, Trends, Purpose & Values, Staffing

Catch Rudy Miick on Facebook Live Oct 10th at 8pm ET

Posted by Rudy Miick on Oct 9, 2017 12:12:40 PM

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Topics: Facebook Live, Restaurant Operations

"BE well" - Some Personal Insight into Miick Purpose and Values

Posted by Rudy Miick on Sep 21, 2017 3:28:55 PM

In recent weeks, I’ve been asked by more than one person for some clarity.

How to create positive change? How to actively use values in decision making? No. The question has been about my favorite complimentary close in correspondence. “BE well."

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Topics: Purpose & Values

What Is Inbound Recruiting and Why Your Business Should Consider It

Posted by Rudy Miick on Sep 14, 2017 11:23:46 AM

Last month, we worked with our friends at TMC Digital Media to address a major issue in the foodservice and hospitality industries. Recruiting. Finding, hiring, and retaining five-star talent is one of the biggest challenges any business owner faces, and in reality, the industry doesn't matter.

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Topics: Hospitality, Hiring, Purpose & Values, Staffing, Company Culture / Change

Why Labor Day Is an Opportunity for Business Owners

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 23, 2017 10:55:13 AM

Labor Day is a lot of things. It's the unofficial end of summer. It's a long weekend with friends and family. It's a time to recognize the contributions workers have made to strengthen the fabric of our nation. But that's not all it is.

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Topics: Hiring, Company Culture / Change

Are Your Team Members Excited to Wake Up and Come to Work?

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 9, 2017 12:42:33 PM

Does your staff get excited to come to work every day? Do they believe in the purpose and values of your company culture? Have you defined and broadcasted them? What do they think about when they're drinking that morning cup of coffee?

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Topics: Purpose & Values, Company Culture / Change

Why Hiring the Right People Depends on Company Culture

Posted by Rudy Miick on Aug 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Every company wants to find employees who believe in the company culture, but there's a challenge to this concept. How does an employee know what to believe in if she is not an employee? If someone is not yet a team member, how does he know the culture is authentic?

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Topics: Hiring, Purpose & Values, Staffing, Company Culture / Change

A Day-by-Day Look at What It's Like to Attend Leadership in the Fall Line®

Posted by Mark Raymond on Jul 3, 2017 5:22:25 PM

Finding yourself curious about what really happens when you make the choice to participate in a Leadership in the Fall Line® program?

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Topics: Leadership, Leadership in the Fall Line, Coaching

The Next Four Elements of the Miick Safe Space® System for Conscious Communication™

Posted by Rudy Miick on Jun 28, 2017 1:02:31 PM


As we mentioned in the previous post, Conscious Communication™ doesn't happen in a vacuum. We detailed the first four elements of Safe Space®, and now it's time to look at the next four.

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Topics: Conscious Communication, Training, Safe Space, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, Purpose & Values