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Ms. Cavallari

Renie Cavallari

Founder & Chief Inspirational Officer, Aspire Marketing

Renie Cavallari, founder, CEO and Chief Instigator of aspire, has never been afraid to think boldly. Since founding aspire in 1995, the award-winning international strategist and leadership expert has helped thousands of clients worldwide through leadership development & alignment, operationalizing of their brands, and changing culture through training that shifts mindset and improves competencies.

Her inimitable grasp of business and its challenges, along with aspire's proven, innovative training methodologies, sets Ms. Cavallari apart as a captivating speaker, author, leader, and strategist. "True innovation happens by awakening the potential of people. With cultural and behavioral shifts, there is no limit to the results we can achieve together."

Ms. Cavallari is recognized as a thought leader in the area of people technology, which focuses on shifting human behavior to improve performance and quality of life. As a powerhouse business leader, Cavallari helps both small and large organizations achieve breakthrough results by thinking boldly and disrupting the status quo.

She is also the author of the 3-part book series, aspire... to, which focuses on how to create an all-in business culture through intentional leadership & inspiring everyone to turn on their motivational switch. Ms. Cavallari's next book, HEADTRASH, The Leading Killer of Human Potential is due out in Spring 2020.

Ms. Cavallari is a member of the prestigious National Speakers Association (NSA) and was named an "Outstanding Woman in Business" by Phoenix Business Journal. Her company aspire has won a Stevie Award as a "Most Innovative Company" for 14 years in a row.

Ms. Cavallari is known for being a maverick who colors outside the lines. 

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

Ms. Cavallari can be contacted at +1 602-392-0700 or renie@poweredbyaspire.com

Coming up in December 2020...

Hotel Law: Protecting Guest Privacy

Every business is obligated to protect their customers from identity theft but unfortunately, data breaches have become all too common. In an effort to protect a guest's right to privacy and to safeguard their personal data, the European Union passed a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that could hold hotels legally liable for any breaches that expose a customer's sensitive personal information. Though the GDPR only pertains to EU citizens' data, any international business that mishandles their data can be legally responsible. Another legal issue of concern is the fight involving hotel "resort fees." Several states attorney generals have recently filed suit against two major hotel chains in an effort to litigate this practice. Their suit alleges that these companies are "engaged in deceptive and misleading pricing practices and their failure to disclose fees is in violation of consumer protection laws." The suit seeks to force the hotel chains to advertise the true price of their hotel rooms. There are several other legal issues that the industry is being forced to address. Sexual harassment prevention in the workplace is still top of mind for hotel employers-particularly in New York and California, which now statutorily require harassment training. Hotels and motels in California will also soon be required to train all their employees on human trafficking awareness. Immigration issues are also of major concern to hotel employers, especially in the midst of a severe labor shortage. The government is issuing fewer H2B visas for low-skilled workers, as well as J-1 visas for temporary workers. Though there is little hope for any comprehensive immigration reform, hotel lobbying groups are actively seeking legal remedies to alleviate this problem. These are just a few of the critical issues that the December issue of the Hotel Business Review will examine in the area of hotel law.