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Leadership

Individuals influencing the direction of the restaurant industry

Leadership

3 leadership lessons from a hospitality-industry icon

Bill Marriott took the main stage at the Restaurant Leadership Conference the day before his 83rd birthday providing insights on what he thinks it takes to run a successful company. Here are three takeaways.

Leadership

A one-on-one with Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick

Wendy's CEO Emil Brolick shared many insights on leadership, growth, making mistakes, leaving a legacy, and more at the Restaurant Leadership Conference on Wednesday.

Today’s scheduled speakers include Dr. Ben Carson; former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly; and professional golfer Cheyenne Woods.

In an interview conducted two months after the IPO of Shake Shack, a spin-off he serves as chairman, Meyer shared his take on the challenges of transitioning from entrepreneur to corporate chief.

He’s built an empire putting employees first. Now that Danny Meyer has taken Shake Shack public, will shareholders be OK with staying in the backseat?

When Steve Easterbrook assumed the top post at McDonald’s Corp. on March 1, he brought to the job considerable experience in turnarounds and international market dynamics—two areas where his predecessor, Don Thompson, was spotty at best, critics say.

Meet the family dynasties leading restaurants into a new generation.

Why Crawford? Some say the NRA has a message problem when it comes to its stance on hot-button topics; they've got a good story to tell but are being beat by unions and lawmakers. Will its newest chairman make a difference? He might, based on his past at Ground Round Grill & Bar, based in Freeport, Maine.

No one has ever quit, claims this casual chain—and that includes Not Your Average Joe's tenacious founder Steve Silverstein.

Why LYFE Kitchen President and CEO Chance Carlisle? He’s juggling franchisor, franchisee and fatherhood.

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