We all are constantly trying to balance our responsibilities. Life happens-your kids need attention, the babysitter bails, maybe you wake up with the sniffles, but all the while you have a business you need to run. There are so many things that can happen that can keep you from coming into work, so how do […]
We live in an age full of new technologies and options for customization. Google and other sites are gaining more information about users than ever before. Companies today are using fully automated systems that allow customers to engage in transactions without ever dealing with another person. All this new technology gives us a chance to […]
John Maxwell once said, “Readers are leaders and leaders are readers.” In this industry books can have a tremendous impact on your career as a leader and entrepreneur. Today we are introducing our new series of book reviews by recapping a book that has had an incredible influence on our careers -Ideal Team Player by […]
Ever wonder what all the buzz was about surrounding all these newfangled payment types like Apple Pay, EMV, Door Dash, and others? Are you confused about what that means for your business and what you need to do about it?
If you’ve ordered anything at your local coffee shop, you’ll notice people in line paying so […]
As you have likely experienced, the turnover rate for restaurants is crazy high-anywhere from 75 -250 percent! Finding the right people, and attracting the right talent-then maintaining and retaining it is not only imperative, but can save you thousands of dollars a year.
What does it look like to find good talent? How do you weed […]
Are you considering adding kitchen video but aren’t quite sure how? Or maybe you’re tired of losing tickets or the cost of paper is outrageous. Whatever the case is, today we’re going to discuss all the benefits of kitchen video, why you should install it, and some of the pitfalls to watch out for.
What is […]
Today is a big day! NorthStar has officially launched our nationwide reseller network for our signature cloud-based software POS solution.
Six years ago, we developed NorthStar for the Restaurant Industry, providing a crucially needed omni-channel system for guests and servers to more efficiently place orders while managing security, improving speed of service and enhancing the guest […]
It’s all about communication!
Running a business, building the relationship with your guests and getting them right back in the door is something every restaurant owner hopes to achieve. Whether you’re an old pro or you’ve heard that “email marketing is dying” we’re going to talk about the true value of email and direct to consumer […]
This article is going to cover how to help you focus on working on the brand instead of in the brand. How can you get markets ready to grow your brand by giving them the tools to be successful? Sometimes if you don’t manage the franchisees properly, things don’t go so well. Growing your brand […]
Professional development to make the time you spend at work a little more productive. The five things to consider to make yourselves better as a professional.
To do lists. Asana or Wonderlist: dates and times on tasks that need to get done by the end of day. Assign three tasks. Having all employees on the […]