Jim Sullivan

Jim
Sullivan
CEO,
Sullivision.com


Jim Sullivan is CEO of Sullivision.com, a resource for the industry providing tips and insight into training and optimizing staff.

Articles
Best practices in restaurant employee retention
The restaurant business’ perennial black eye (and Achilles heel) is employee churn
Finding keepers: The art of new employee orientation
Smart organizations proactively build retention and momentum into the orientation and onboarding process
7 critical skills every assistant manager should master 1
70% of a general manager’s bonus is directly dependent on the skillsets of the assistant manager
How to build your best restaurant team 
Consistency in hiring, training and development is the most effective profitability strategy
Training programs must adapt to next-generation skillsets 
Change itself isn’t new; what’s new in business today is the speed and frequency of change
Inspiring better teamwork in restaurants 
Jim Sullivan shares 33 mantras to help improve training and teams
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A brief history of U.S. foodservice 
Jim Sullivan takes the restaurant industry back to its roots by detailing its origins
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The new standards for success in restaurants 
Tips on how to keep ahead of the industry curve
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Tipping points of multiunit restaurant growth 
Jim Sullivan offers advice on expanding a brand from one to 1,000 units, and beyond
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Making the case for food as art 
Jim Sullivan examines the parallels between food and art
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Smart questions offer better business solutions 
Jim Sullivan shares questions restaurant operators can ask to improve business performance
8 challenges facing restaurant operators in 2014 
A look at the biggest hurdles for restaurants next year and beyond
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Bridging the DSR-operator gap  1
Jim Sullivan shares thoughts on building the relationship between distributor sales representatives and operators
The 'tending' in bartending 
Jim Sullivan shares thoughts on the importance of attentive, engaging bar service
An operator's guide to high-impact restaurant visits
A checklist of the eight critical steps that high-performing multiunit leaders take during visits to their restaurants
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Blogs & Commentary
Apr 29, 2015
blog

Casual dining chains on the rebound

Visits to casual dining restaurants were flat over the past year, according to the NPD Group. That's a big improvement....More
Apr 28, 2015
blog

Fast-casual pizza is no threat to traditional chains

Fast casual pizza chains won't likely take much business from traditional chains, because they have different customers....More

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