#119 David Lund, Founder of Hotel Financial Coach, on Financial Leadership

“I don’t want to share the finances” to “I’m not good with numbers”… these are all common phrases that hold us back as leaders. So today I bring on a real financial maverick, David Lund, who helps people get comfortable with numbers. He is the Founder of Hotel Financial Coach and supports leaders of hotel firms through financial training.

David’s background includes over 30 years as a Regional Controller, Corporate Financial Director, Hotel Manager and Controller throughout North America. Calling in from New England, I found out from David how to empower everyone in your team to be savvy with the finances. In this conversation we discuss open book management, investments versus expenses, the power of financial training, compound interest – and his business pivot over the pandemic.

Links:

#114 Ari Weinzweig, Co-Founder of Zingerman’s, on Self-Leadership: https://hospitality-mavericks.captivate.fm/episode/114

‘The One Thing’ by Gary Keller

Hotel Financial Coach: https://hotelfinancialcoach.com/

David’s email: david@hotelfinancialcoach.com

David’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-lund/

#3: How to Increase Restaurant Profitability With Ivan Brewer: https://hospitality-mavericks.captivate.fm/episode/3-how-to-increase-restaurant-profitability-with-ivan-brewer-restaurant-profitability-expert-thought-leader

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