Welcome to the Surrender News/Blog.  Get the latest news, trends, tips and information to help you succeed and thrive in the workplace.

The Five Best Things I Told You This Year…and Why

2023 gave us steep interest rate increases, a shortage of experienced workers, and breaking the record type summer heat.  But there’s one more thing 2023 provided: clarity on where to focus so we can build and grow successful independent companies like the ones that you own and I work with. I’ve selected five especially popular or meaningful … Continued

How to Conquer My 3 Stages of Restaurant Business Growth

For my best clients, it doesn’t matter what curveballs life throws at them. They stay on a strong growth curve regardless—remaining in control of their destiny and putting the right information to work. And when you do that, great things happen, like jumping from 5 units to 21, or reinvigorating revenue at a brand that … Continued

My Four Ingredients to Breakthrough 2024 Restaurant Success

Lately, I’ve worked with my clients so much on their 2024 plans that, in my mind, I’m already there. So I’m constantly surprised when I see a date that says 2023. It feels like something from the past. Adopt the same attitude and put maximum energy into planning for a breakthrough. Positively approach changes for … Continued