Hotel Insecurity

Hotel Insecurity

On June 5, 2011, Newsweek posted an article titled Hotel Confidential, highlighting a poll of 400 married businessmen. “Three percent said they’d made a pass at a hotel worker (more than half were rebuffed), and 2 percent had sex with them.” The article didn’t specify...

Hotel Security

I recently posted a blog on Hotel Insecurity. That post addressed the issue of the high percentage of sexual harassment in the hotel industry. On the Body_Work Professional Discussion Forum, Toni Roberts posted a great commentary about the Newsweek article. She gave...

How NOT to Sell Products

This week I spent the afternoon at a spa at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. The first thing I noticed was the absence of a retail area. I later discovered this was due to the layout constrictions. The reception desk is about 10 feet in front of the main entrance As you...

Your Favorite Business Books

In April there was a Facebook activity to celebrate National Book Week. The rules were to grab the closest book to you, turn to page 52, post the 5th sentence as your status and don’t mention the title. Of course, the closest book to me was a business book. This got...