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The Gringo with the Growth Mindset

I attended a recent hotel Owner’s Conference in Los Angeles and in an unlikely place had an opportunity to consider how your mindset, the lens in which you view the world, is central to your growth and wellbeing. At the conference we discussed the million-dollar plus list of renovations my staff and I would be30

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Magic Johnson the Learn-it-All

Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. is one of the greatest basketball players in history. His career achievements on the court include three National Basketball Association MVP Awards, nine NBA Finals appearances, and twelve All-Star games, all with the Los Angeles Lakers. Johnson was a member of the Olympic basketball “Dream Team” that won the gold medal30

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CEO Bret Wirta lectures at University of New Hampshire

March 13, 2018 (Durham, NH) Wirta Hospitality Worldwide CEO Bret Wirta was a guest lecturer at the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics recently. He spoke to seniors in the Strategic Management class of the college’s Hospitality Program. Said Wirta, “I was excited to talk to these capable students30

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Emotional intelligence – Being smart isn’t just having a high IQ

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand emotions, use the information to guide your thinking and behavior, and adjust your own emotions to achieve your goals. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to manage change. Studies have shown that up to 80 percent of future success depends on EI (emotional intelligence) rather than IQ. Steve Barth30

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Is Technology Disrupting your Business? The Intended and Unintended Effects of Technology in Your Hotel

May 10, 2017 – Greg Duff, Chair and Owner of Garvey Schubert Barer presented at the Choice Hotels Annual Conference, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas. Greg heads his firms Hospitality, Travel and Tourism group.  He is our company’s hospitality attorney. Greg says these six technologies will have the largest effect on all of us in30

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What to Expect with Federal Tax Reform – A Panel Discussion

May 11, 2017 – At the Choice Hotels Annual Conference, Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, I was able to participate in a US Federal tax reform discussion with JD Foster, Chief Economist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Rolf Lundberg, Former Senior Vice President, Congressional & Public Affairs at The U.S. Chamber of Commerce.30

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