With challenging schedules and ever-present excesses, the need to maintain mental and physical balance is imperative
Do It Better
Set the stage to make 2018 your strongest, most productive year yet by getting into a “growth mindset,” a term coined by pioneering motivation researcher Carol Dweck. As she discusses in this TED Talk, we have the ability to increase our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems.
In this set of articles, we’ve rounded up ideas and tactics for strengthening your body and mind, building your professional relationships, and strategizing the next steps for your career. Looking to increase sales during the slow post-holiday months? Seasoned reps share their 12 Tips to Help You Sell More Effectively. Aches and pains slowing you down? Yoga for Bartenders is here to help. Seeking tech shortcuts to help you work smarter? Check out Using Hidden Tech on the Floor.
So take another look: What’s really holding you back? We invite you to dig deeper in 2018, to make success happen.
Seasoned reps give advice on increasing on- and off-premise sales during slower months
How apps and web services can streamline operations behind the scenes and improve guests’ experience
Sales reps identify tactics for keeping on- and off-premise customers active and engaged
Industry pros share their best advice for new sales reps hitting the streets
Matt Piacentini of Portland’s Clyde Common and NYC’s The Up & Up shares his strategies
Sommeliers and buyers weigh in on how to balance education and work
Health & Wellness
How a somm turned industry rep sticks with a meal plan while working her territory
A series of poses that alleviate workplace aches and pains from a bartending yogi and her teacher
Professionals offer advice for excelling in the drinks business while managing chronic health conditions
How bars and restaurants are supporting their employees through company-led wellness initiatives
Beer experts discuss the certification process and their motivations for pursuing the title
Hopping from tier to tier may be the quickest way to understand the industry and develop your career
Everything you need to know—and how to choose the program that’s right for you
Or how to succeed in wine by really, really trying