BossLAB is a unique consulting experience that is focused solely on helping heart-centered hospitality hustlers gain the competence and confidence they need as leaders in order to run successful businesses.
I zoom in on your unique traits - your zone of genius - and teach you how to design your days to work for you.
Previous trainings or consulting firms that you have worked with have told you what to do. I am going to help you see why and how to do it.
My crazy mash-up of careers - 20+ years in food & beverage, 10+ years in a C-Suite position at a multi-billion dollar company, and 15+ years as an interior designer and visual merchandiser - make me uniquely qualified to help you in all areas of your business.
I love the structure and stability of large companies, and the culture and connection of small companies. I know how to help you get rid of the reactiveness and chaos in your business and start running shit like a boss.
I wear a lot of hats, just like you. I know what it is like to carry the weight of the world on your shoulders and run a business. Everything needs to get done - everything - and there are only so many people to go around.
I have been in top leadership positions of multi-billion dollar corporations and I've been a one-man-show in small companies.
Mostly, I've dedicated my entire career to identifying and growing talent and getting the best out of people. Now I want to work with you.
My #BossBRAND™ is Ruler (primary) and Entertainer (secondary). I'm basically the Prince Harry of brands - held in high esteem, full of expectations, but I'm here for a good time.
Are you ready to learn more about your #BossBRAND™ and see what I see in you?
Third Places are the "great, good places" in our neighborhoods. The home away from home where you relax in public, encounter familiar faces, and make new friends. They are public, social places where strangers become acquaintances and acquaintances become besties.
My clients are owners and leaders in the hospitality industry - The Third Place. They run hair salons, corner bars, coffee shops, spas, restaurants, and bookstores. They are the anchors of our community life and they facilitate and foster creative interactions and experiences that bring people together.
These hospitality heroes understand the impact they make in their communities. They desire transformative growth in their leadership and business. They are poised for greatness and ready for change.
I help new and existing businesses, no matter where they are in their journey.
We believe passionately that radical, genuine hospitality nourishes the human experience and we create impact by designing extraordinary moments in ordinary days.
To help leaders live into their unique BossBRAND and design businesses that fuel their passions, bless their communities, empower their teams, and deliver extraordinary purpose and profit.
To impact 1 million people connected to The Third Place - owners, managers, employees, and customers - with our mission by 2025.
Work ethic. Energy. Contribution. Digging deep. Our never give up. Our never get down. We are inspired by potential and we work tirelessly to realize it. Tell us it can’t be done. We are addicted to making shit happen. When we get tired, we rest. But we never quit. We are walking damn motivational memes.
Good enough is never good enough. We are comfortable being uncomfortable. We earn our confidence by doing things that we are afraid to do. We believe that starting is better than planning. We stop to celebrate where we are & how far we’ve come, but not for long. Here is awesome. There is better.
We believe in 2 things....the future can always be better than the present & I have the power to make it so. We reject complacency. We embrace evolution. We aim for transformation. We are willing to get rid of good ideas to make room for great ones. We constantly review how we are doing. We edit ruthlessly. We stay in touch & we seek better ways.
Passion. Dedication. FUN. Inspiration. Going all in. We believe that more important than the work we do, are the relationships we create while doing it. Our mission is to create meaningful connections with people through our passion for food, drink, and service.
We are driven by projects & ideas that give us life! We will never give our best for things that we only feel meh about & we would never accept giving less than our best. We seek out projects, clients, ideas, & moments that we vibe with, that give us energy. We stay connected to what inspires us.
Passion is our fuel & focus is our vehicle. It’s not enough to have great ideas. We have to DO something with them. The bigger the passion, the more concentrated the focus. We believe that hustle & heart will set us apart. We recruit for potential. We work with people and companies that work & play as hard as we do.
Radical. Genuine. Thoughtful. Surprising. The friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. We value hospitality above all things. Our job in the world is to connect with other humans and we choose to use the food and beverage business to do that. We fill bellies and hearts.
We are better than our competition, but that’s not enough. We co-brand, co-create, co-compete. We are better together. We work with like-minded individuals in business, in our communities & in our lives to get and stay ahead.
What we will be known for, more than anything, is our radical, genuine hospitality. Service is a series of actions and transactions. Hospitality is a spirit, an experience. It is warmth, care, thoughtfulness. You can see service, but you feel hospitality.
It is our sincere honor to serve. We are inspired by what our industry does to bring people together in The Third Place over an amazing meal, a soothing beverage, a gracious treatment. The Third Place is the host of the human experience. Here, friends become family, we fall in love, we celebrate and mourn together, we count our blessings, we live our get to experience extraordinary moments in our everyday lives.