The Hospitality Business Show
By Yvonne Joseph
A podcast showcasing inspirational success stories and forward thinking insights from leaders, iconic brands and business owners in the world of hospitality.
Celebrating Nigeria @ 60: The Good I see with Nnenna Fakoya-Smith
My guest this week on this month's special Independence edition is Nnenna Fakoya-Smith, also know as "Ajala Nene" . She is a passionate travel-lover, tourism enthusiast, deltiologist (Postcard Collector), philatelist (Stamp Collector), numismatist (Coins and Banknote Collector), an Afrocentric Enthusiast and lover of life. She is also the founder of NeNe-Uwa Hub Ltd. In this episode, Nnenna highlights the social and economic impact of Nigeria's tourism sector. Despite the challenges, she helps us see the beauty in what we have as a country. Listen and Enjoy.
October 3, 2020
Hospitality Skills in a digital world
Kanika Talwar was born and raised in India and growing up she was taught “Atithi Devo Bhava” which translates to “Guest is God” as an integral part of her culture. This is why hospitality comes natural to her. Most of us at some point or another have had a problem choosing hospitality as a career but for Kanika, her enthusiasm and ability to engage people made her decision very clear. In her 7 years journey in hospitality and working across cities one thing she has always enjoyed is the goodwill and strong relationships in her personal and professional life. She believes that having this can take you a long way. Listen to the sneak to find out how. Stay tuned for the full episode where we discussed: 🎧How Kanika found her purpose and passion very early. 🎧Why your limitation is just your imagination. 🎧How leveraging on relationships and having a strong network can help your personal and professional life. 🎧4 tips that can work for you in your professional journey. 🎧Hospitality skills required for getting placed in the IT industry. PS: Don't forget to leave a comment and subscribe. #THBSHOW
September 16, 2020
The secrets to creating financial security and wealth
There are more than seven billion people in the world, but only a small percentage have achieved their goals and have made their dreams into realities. Why? Why do so many people live their lives with unmet desires? Why do so many give up on reaching the summit of their lives? In this week's episode, I interview Clever Zulu, a great man with a grand vision and an agent of change. A man known for his unique brilliance within the Hospitality Industry. Born in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and dedicated to improving the quality of life worldwide by creating products and services with like-minded people who have a common purpose to live and work in a prosperous environment that encourages productivity so that they can in-turn improve the quality of service they render to their families, companies, communities, cities and ultimately to their NATIONS. Clever shares the vision behind his book "Absolute Abundance: The psychology behind wealth and affluence" He shares more on these 7 principles Hospitality Professionals can use to attract financial wealth and abundance. 1. A positive attitude 2. Focus 3. Discipline 4. Growth and continuous learning 5. Networking with the right people 6. Finding inspiration from "small things" 7. Loyalty Happy Listening! #THBSHOW
August 20, 2020
Declutter your mind: less stress,more peace
Life can be complicated and it’s easy to get overloaded and overwhelmed. However, with some careful planning and a bit of thought, we can make it so much easier on ourselves. One of the ways we can do this is by decluttering. The Collins Dictionary defines clutter as ‘a lot of things in an untidy state, especially things that are not useful or necessary.' Clutter isn’t just the physical stuff in our homes. It can also be emotional and psychological as we busy our brains like we busy our life. As you can see, clutter isn’t just dealt with by going through your home and getting rid of things that you don’t love, don’t need and don’t add value. Listen to How to find your focus, carve out more time and create more freedom for the life that you want to life.
August 12, 2020
HOTEL MANAGEMENT: More than a career
Hotel management as a career offers an opportunity to discover oneself beyond your own limits, to be creative. It also gives you opportunities to travel and experience different cultures and countries which leads you to being part of a broader network of managers and hotel owners in the industry. However doing it as a career demands a lot of passion and dedication because of the physical strains, long hours of work, working on public holidays and weekend and shift hours involved. Franck's Journey in the front office and rooms division department, started in 2010 with one of the Protea Hotels in South Africa, Pretoria where he started as a trainee with no salary and was working as receptionist, night audit, reliever, bell boy, housekeeping attendant and telephone operator. To him, gaining the relevant knowledge and skills was more important than money. And so he grew, from being a receptionist to a various managerial positions. In this episode, Franck shares how Hotel Management is more than a career but a passion. Franck says that having the right personality, will make you last longer and stand out in the industry no matter the amount of money you make out of it. He also shares his advice to young interns and hospitality enthusiast seeking to join the industry. Listen and leave a review. #THBSHOW #EPISODE5
August 7, 2020
Changing the Narratives: With Hayley Cooper
Hayley has lived the best part of her life in South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park, therefore she understands the logistics of reserve operations. She is passionate about helping Game Lodges, Restaurants and Hotels within Southern Africa reach their full potential in attracting and serving modern hospitality guests. If you are an employer looking for assistance with filling a position within your establishment, Hayley provides a professional personal service that will ensure you have the best possible staffing options. The Consulting side of her business at wildreams hospitality offers a range of different aspects which can be tailored to your company's requirements. She also offers a Vegan Hospitality Consulting package and provides general F&B assistance and HR admin services. On this episode, Hayley shares her experiences "in the wild" and how the logding sector can attract and retain guests in a pandemic era. She also shares how she is building customized experiences in the F&B sector through the introduction of vegan consulting services. Hayley's story will inspire many women in the industry to go out and be the very best version of themselves. Click the link below to choose your prefered listening platform to access the full episode. Don't forget to leave a review.
July 31, 2020
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES: 3 WAYS TO INVEST IN YOURSELF
There are countless of ways to invest in yourself, On this series, I am sharing my top 3 ways to invest in yourself. The effort you put into consistently investing in yourself plays a large role in determining the quality of your life now and in the future. It may just be the most profitable investment you ever make. Which of these 3 points are you going to work on? Leave a comment below. Subscribe and enjoy Listening !
July 24, 2020
Special Feature with Media Consultant, Tiyan
Is listening to podcasts good for you? Podcasts have been around for years and they are here to stay. Everyday, thousands of quality top podcasts are regularly being recorded that either inform or entertain listeners. Studies have shown that listening to podcasts can help stimulate mental imagery more intensely than watching or reading, because you pay more attention. I invited Media consultant and talented Nigerian female podcaster, Tiyan shares reasons why you should listen to podcasts like The Hospitality Business Show. Happy Listening! #THBShow
July 10, 2020
The Official Launch Party
The Virtual launch party of The Hospitality Business Show Podcast Highlight: Introducing the show Sharing my story Q & A
June 21, 2020
Becoming a V.I.P (Very Important Person)
Everyone's goal is to become important but what really makes a very important person? On this episode, Yvonne shares how giving, leading and innovation can help you on your Journey to becoming a V.I.P.
June 20, 2020
Intro: The Hospitality Business Show Podcast
Hello and Welcome to the Hospitality Business show Podcast. Thank you for tuneing in. My name is Yvonne, also known as the hospitality queen. And I am the creator and Host of this show Here is a Little introduction about myself I am the Founder and CEO of a growing Hospitality Consulting firm in africa, we are experts in consulting for small and medium Hospitality brands. In 2018, I was named amongst the Top 30 Hospitality Influencers in Nigeria and have featured in reputable media platforms across Africa. My mission is to bridge the skills and learning gaps in the Hospitality Sector. I have served and continue to serve in various capacities within the industry So If you have ever wondered what it takes to be an extraordinary leader in this great Industry Then this is podcast is for you. So sit back , relax and enjoy every episode on the show. Thank you for listening.
June 17, 2020