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Posts Tagged ‘Better Way to Learn Innkeeping Seminar’

Learn Before You Leap – ‘Better Way to Learn Innkeeping’ Seminars

June 4th, 2019 by Eben Viens

  As we approach the middle of 2019, we are halfway through The B&B Team’s ‘Better Way to Learn Innkeeping’ seminar schedule. This year we have had the privilege of educating 137 aspiring innkeepers and still have 12 seminars scheduled for the year. You know the old and wise saying, ‘look before you leap’? I […]

Blogging for Hospitality

July 31st, 2018 by Eben Viens

  Blogging for Hospitality-What is your story? The question always comes up…what should I blog about? Composing can be a daunting task if you look upon it as a task.  Suggestion: Think of it as a creative outlet for self expression and a way to communicate who and what you are with your readers. What […]

How to Start a Bed and Breakfast-August Seminar in Texas

May 24th, 2016 by Eben Viens

Have you ever wondered about how to start a bed and breakfast? Lake Granbury Texas, is a jewel in the rolling hill country of Texas and a great location to learn how to start a bed and breakfast-August seminar in Texas!  The lure of the lake draws people from the city hubs of Dallas-Fort Worth […]

2016 The Year of the Entrepreneur/Innkeeper

December 29th, 2015 by Eben Viens

  The phone rings, and we answer… How may I help you? “Well…I would like some information on the So ‘n So Inn you have listed on The B&B Team website”. Thus the conversation starts and the journey begins. “For would-be entrepreneurs, sometimes the hardest part about starting a business is taking that first step.” […]

Community Involvement is Good for You

October 1st, 2014 by Eben Viens

Do you remember as a kid your parents would tell you to ‘Go outside and play’. Especially if you appeared antsy or bored or were driving them nuts!  Well the same advice is true for Innkeepers. ‘Get out of the Inn, take a break, go play’. In our ‘Better Way to Learn Innkeeping’ seminars for […]

All Maine Points -The B&B Team Maine Inns for Sale

August 21st, 2014 by Eben Viens

Are you ready to take a journey to The B&B Team Maine Inns for Sale? Lets go. Why is Maine a dream location hot spot for aspiring innkeepers? Is it the vast acres of wilderness protected within the national and state parks?  Is it the crooked scenic miles of rocky shore? Is it lobster, moose?  […]

A Blog About Blogging

October 24th, 2013 by Eben Viens

Recently an innkeeper told me; “I used to blog but I never got any comments back, so I stopped”. That may have been a reason or concern in 2007 but not today. In this blog about blogging (say that three times fast!) I will quote some internet gurus on the subject. As you may know […]

Shoreham Inn-Vermont Way to Stay

October 17th, 2013 by Eben Viens

  The Shoreham Inn is a true Vermont Way to Stay. An Inn with a location and thriving business worth a visit. In our “Better Way to Learn Innkeeping” aspiring seminars, we ask our attendees what area of the country they would like their inn to be located in.  The B&B Team believes aspiring innkeepers should focus on the […]

Giver, Taker, Matcher – Which One Are You?

April 26th, 2013 by Eben Viens

I recently came across a video interview with Adam Grant who talks about his book Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. Adam Grant is a Wharton School of Business professor, a very young and popular one, a sort of rock star professor. You may have seen him being interviewed on the Today Show […]

First Days of Innkeeping

July 16th, 2012 by Eben Viens

‘Don’t sweat the small stuff’, advice we hear frequently. But with new innkeepers starting off in the height of the season that small stuff can seem awfully BIG. Many of you may recall your first jittery days as innkeepers and can look back with a nostalgic chuckle or two. We received a very expressive email […]

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