Leadership Lessons from the National Restaurant Association 2013 Show (by Denise Lee Yohn)
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

Leadership Lessons from the National Restaurant Association 2013 Show (by Denise Lee Yohn)

  • 876 views
Uploaded on

Sound bites about leadership from the CEOs of leading and emerging restaurant chains including Firehouse Subs, Corner Bakery, and Argo Tea -- from the National Restaurant Association 2013 Show in......

Sound bites about leadership from the CEOs of leading and emerging restaurant chains including Firehouse Subs, Corner Bakery, and Argo Tea -- from the National Restaurant Association 2013 Show in Chicago (May, 2013).

Learn more: http://deniseleeyohn.com

More in: Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
876
On Slideshare
836
From Embeds
40
Number of Embeds
4

Actions

Shares
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
1

Embeds 40

http://deniseleeyohn.com 37
http://feedspot.com 1
http://news.google.com 1
http://www.nowaday24.com 1

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Leadership Lessonsfrom the NationalRestaurant Association2013 ShowIn May, 2013, business leaders from the restaurant industry gathered in Chicago.Here are sound bites from their presentations and discussions.by denise lee yohnhttp://deniseleeyohn.com1
  • 2. 2“You have to be optimisticto be in this business.”Don Fox, CEO, Firehouse Subs
  • 3. 3“Work for a brandyou believe in.”MikeHislop, CEO, Corner Bakery
  • 4. 4“Leadership today involvesfacilitating the problem-solving of others.” Justin Menkes, Author,Better Under Pressure
  • 5. 5“For a growing brand,culture is the mostimportant consideration.”Don Fox, CEO, Firehouse Subs
  • 6. 6“You have to have values --plus the integrity to sustainthose values.” Arsen Avakian, CEO, Argo Tea
  • 7. 7“A great internal brandwill lead to a greatexternal one.”Jonathan Newman,Co-CEO, Sweet Green
  • 8. 8“Don’t talk marketing when itcomes to sustainability; just talkcommon sense.” Arsen Avakian, CEO, Argo Tea
  • 9. 9“Create experiencesJonathan Newman, Co-CEO, Sweet Greenwhere youpassion andyour purposeintersect.”
  • 10. 10“Having a great idea thatdifferentiates you doesn’t last long,so it comes down to execution inthe everyday experience.”Kevin Reddy, Chairman& CEO, Noodles & Co.
  • 11. 11“Our mission isn’t complicatedbut it requires a lot of focus..”Jonathan Kaplan, CEO, The Melt
  • 12. 12“We’re building relationshipsone customer at a time, onecup at a time.” Arsen Avakian, CEO, Argo Tea
  • 13. 13“To customers, the restaurantis the brand.” Peter Nolan, Chief Brand Officer,Roti Mediterrean Grill
  • 14. 14“Investors are stakeholders whomake your brand – they haveto fit as much as youremployees.” Jonathan Newman, Co-CEO, Sweet Green
  • 15. 15“Many believe they don’t havecontrol over their fate. Thosethat thrive believe they do.”Justin Menkes, Author,Better Under Pressure
  • 16. 16“If your approach is toorational, you’re never goingto break the category.”Arsen Avakian, CEO, Argo Tea
  • 17. 17“The higher you go,the less it is about you.”Justin Menkes, Author,Better Under Pressure
  • 18. 18more from denise:steve jobs on brand-buildingwhole foods for thoughtdenise lee yohnhttp://deniseleeyohn.com@deniseleeyohn