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Mr. Sadeghi

Arman Sadeghi

CEO & Founder, Titanium Success

Mr. Arman Sadeghi is the founder and CEO of Titanium Success. Voted as one of the best keynote speakers in 2016, Mr. Sadeghi is an entrepreneur, neuroscientist, author and business coach. He is passionate about helping people achieve success.

The founder of over a dozen companies, Mr. Sadeghi also coaches some of the top business executives in the United States. His approach to leadership - innovative by design, and effective in its consistency of results - is a mainstay for the hospitality industry. He works with hotel executives and staff, customizing his presentations to reflect the respective needs of his audience.

Mr. Sadeghi's believes a hotel has a personality - a sense of identity - that executives should showcase and employees should leverage, so guests may enjoy a distinctive brand of service. This emphasis on service is at the center of Mr. Sadeghi's conversations with hoteliers, because he believes - and the hoteliers he advises recognize - that service is the one thing they can control: It is the one thing they can strengthen without great expense or mastery of some technical subject.

Service inspires Mr. Sadeghi's talks, intimate gatherings with hotel executives where he helps these individuals better define the communities they represent and the guests they seek to attract. With a combination of intelligence and wisdom, he addresses this subject with passion, eloquence and style. He demonstrates the value of service by serving his audience - with respect, dignity, insight and patience. That strategy benefits a diversity of hotel executives, from managers of large resorts to owners of boutique properties.

Please visit http://www.titaniumsuccess.com for more information.

Mr. Sadeghi can be contacted at 844-884-8264 or arman@titaniumsuccess.com

Coming up in April 2019...

Guest Service: A Culture of YES

In a recent global consumers report, 97% of the participants said that customer service is a major factor in their loyalty to a brand, and 76% said they view customer service as the true test of how much a company values them. And since there is no industry more reliant on customer satisfaction than the hotel industry, managers must be unrelenting in their determination to hire, train and empower the very best people, and to create a culture of exceptional customer service within their organization. Of course, this begins with hiring the right people. There are people who are naturally service-oriented; people who are warm, empathetic, enthusiastic, pleasant, thoughtful and optimistic; people who take pride in their ability to solve problems for the hotel guests they are serving. Then, those same employees must be empowered to solve problems using their own judgment, without having to track down a manager to do it. This is how seamless problem solving and conflict resolution are achieved in guest service. This willingness to empower employees is part of creating a Culture of Yes within an organization.  The goal is to create an environment in which everyone is striving to say “Yes”, rather than figuring out ways to say, “No”. It is essential that this attitude be instilled in all frontline, customer-facing, employees. Finally, in order to ensure that the hotel can generate a consistent level of performance across a wide variety of situations, management must also put in place well-defined systems and standards, and then educate their employees about them. Every employee must be aware of and responsible for every standard that applies in their department. The April issue of the Hotel Business Review will document what some leading hotels are doing to cultivate and manage guest satisfaction in their operations.