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Attendees share top takeaways from RLC Day One

Here’s what other RLC attendees took away from Day One of the 2014 Restaurant Leadership Conference.

Figuring out mobile: Tips from the c-suite at #RLC2014
By Sarah Atkinson
In today’s digital world, 80 percent of the time an individual is on their smart phone they are on a mobile app. The average smart phone owner has 40 apps on their phone, 10-15 of them they use on a regular basis. Read more

Real leadership; Making a difference that matters
By Joni Thomas Doolin
This week I am tweeting and blogging for the Restaurant Leadership Conference being held in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is a terrific event that has grown steadily over the years for many reasons: an extremely attractive late winter destination (especially this winter!); the relationships built over two decades between franchisors, franchisees, lenders, solutions providers, operators and industry experts; significant thought leadership that this year includes real life heroes, CEO’s, and a US President. As they say, it’s all good. Read more

#RLC2014 according to Technomic fast growing full service chains year over year Chuy's 35%, Yard House 17%, Texas de Brazil 22% –@Chicago_Sam

”Kale is so 2013” - @DarrenTristano at #RLC2014 once it’s mainstream, the consumer wants something else –@TexiCaliGal

Asian segment showing strong signs of growth potential going into 2014. 'Polished casual' may be the new fast casual. @technomic#RLC2014@CalRestaurants

“Relationships are the most important currency in business” David Jobe, #RLC2014@luckypenny

Fun fact. @HomeDepot co-founder Bernie Marcus started his career in the restaurant industry #RLC2014@TexiCaliGal

Restaurant industry responsible for 13.5 million jobs in US alone. #RLC2014@LisaDiVirgilio

#RLC2014 Bernie Marcus: entrepreneurs are stupidly optimistic. –@ScrogDogg

Listening to @MarcusLuttrell at #RLC2014 - love the message @BillPDunn @pdamico pic.twitter.com/cS2z02JZPr –@KatColeATL

@MarcusLuttrell at #RLC2014 says he's here to tell us what a bad day is and how to get through it –@kellykillian

We have no idea what the heroes who protect this country really do for us. @MarcusLuttrell is bringing reality to #RLC2014 #hero –@luckypenny

Powerful presentation by Navy Seal @MarcusLuttrell - #LoneSurvivor. #RLC2014@pdamico

Tweet about your RLC experience using the #RLC2014 hashtag and follow @RB_magazine for live updates. You can also follow the Restaurant Business editors, @PeterRomeo@KellyKillian@RBMillennial (Sara Rush) and @RBPat (Pat Cobe), for exclusive industry insights during the show.

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