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Eating Your Own Dog Food

My first “real” job was in food and beverage. I worked in fairly expensive restaurants at a major European tourism destination for a number of years. One of the things that I learnt while there was that if you wanted to effectively sell food or wine you had to actually like it yourself. Sure, some […]

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Holding An “All Hands” Company Meeting

One of the things that we needed to address for a long time, as I’ve mentioned previously, was our internal communications. The more we’ve worked on this over the last couple of months the more I’ve come to realise how important it really is. If people internally don’t know what’s going on and what should […]

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Staff Newsletter Alive And Kicking

One of the issues I spoke about in an earlier post was internal communication. It’s something we’ve been discussing this a lot internally and so we’ve started taking tangible actions. I suspect, like many other things, that we’ll iterate quite a bit over the coming weeks and months. The key thing is that we are […]

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Improving Internal Communications

Like a lot of small businesses we started out small. And by small, I mean really small. My business partner and I both worked full-time for other companies and worked on our new venture in our spare time. Eventually we both went full-time and over time we hired people and moved into an office. When […]

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