RACHEL SANFORD, MBA

COACHING RESTAURANTS, COACHING LEADERS, COACHING ATHLETES

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DO YOU OWN A RESTAURANT? THEN YOU NEED A COACH.

To some degree the restaurant experience is like a sports team. There is a hierarchy. Players must possess the right skills and there is a need for strong leadership in a dynamic and fast paced environment. 

Choosing the right people is crucial. Training the people you have is IMPERATIVE! 

As a restaurant owner, long time lacrosse coach, former player and now a consultant, I focus on people, making training fun, improving communication and creating systems that last. 

The key staff you employ or players on your team are essential in setting the tone. Therefore, they need to have very definitive skills and a strong foundation of what they do and why they do it. Once they have that knowledge and ability, we focus on relationships with others, where people know how and who to communicate with to get results. 

Finally, we take a look at performance at the top level. When your people know themselves and others, they can become leaders who get results through innovation and by being fully engaged.    

The best teams I have been a part of have clear roles and expectations for all members. They share a culture that is unique. 

How can I assist you? Give me a call at 203-550-7170 if you want to talk about the people needs of your business.   

Education

University of Denver
MBA, 2011

Duke University
B.A., Sociology, 2007

Certificate in Markets and Management

Activities & Affiliations

Evergreen High School Girls Lacrosse Coach
CO Lacrosse Certified Lacrosse Official

 

Career Credentials

Owner, Switchback Smokehouse

Consultant, RMS CONSULTING, LLC

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach

Senior Professional in HR (SPHR)
 

Personality Profile

MBTI: ENFJ

STRENGTHS FINDER: WOO, Maximizer, Strategic, Activator, Adaptability

CVI: Merchant Innovator