You Catch More Flies With Honey

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#1 Attitude Is Everything

This is what I tell new servers that I train: you don’t need to be the best server in the world to make good money or to be happy in your job β€” you just need to have a good attitude. You’re going to screw up (and not just while you’re learning the job β€” all the time) but if you have a good attitude, apologize to the customer with a smile, do what you can to make it up to them, they’ll be fine and they will still walk away with a good experience. If you make excuses and blame others, frown, or get snippy with them, how they feel will be reflected in your tip.

#2 Be Accountable

When you screw up, it is tempting to make excuses or find a way to blame it on someone else so you don’t look so bad. But a lot of the time that will come back to bite you in the end. It’s better to just take responsibility for the mess and find a way to fix it.

#3 Be Forgiving

There are going to be days when you work with someone that forgets things or is getting in your way or they just don’t seem to have their head screwed on right. For the most part, it is likely that they are just having a bad day. Remember that you’re going to have bad days to and if you want your co-workers to be sympathetic when you have them you’d better take it easy on them when they are having a rough day.

#4 We ALL Have Bad Days

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#5 You Can Catch More Flies With Honey

If your mother didn’t tell you this β€” well, let’s face it, she did. If you don’t remember, you weren’t listening. So, listen to me now.

π‘·π’“π’π’‡π’†π’”π’”π’Šπ’π’π’‚π’ π’˜π’“π’Šπ’•π’†π’“, coffee freak. Find me on the web: https://beacons.ai/dani.space π‘¬π’Žπ’‚π’Šπ’ π’Žπ’†: danielle.mcgaw@gmail.com

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