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This Week in Pizza

A look at some of the news headlines from this week in pizza. Included in this weeks’ segment: Pesos for Pizza, Missouri Kidnapping and Imo’s pizza, Minimum Wage hike effects on the industry, and the arguments over pizzerias accepting mexican money as payment in the United States. … More

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Seven Keys to an Effective and Profitable Pizzeria Website

           Gone are the days when having a web presence was something only for large pizza chains with huge marketing and technology budgets. In today’s business environment, having a website is a must for any pizza restaurant business, no matter how large or small. In fact, not having a web … More

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Rules for Leading: Break Them At Your Own Risk

In a desperate championship game, a football coach calls a play–a special play, that he knows will work. The ball is snapped; the quarterback drops back to pass and throws to a running back who catches the ball while he is behind the line of scrimmage. The running back stops, sets, … More

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Trans Fat Free Oil is Good For Business

BREA, Calif.—Ventura Foods, LLC announces the introduction of a revolutionary new trans fat free multipurpose oil. Made with Vistive™ soybean oil, Mel-Fry® Free Soy High Performance Zero Trans Multi-Purpose Oil features the premium flavor and frying performance of partially hydrogenated oils, without the unhealthy trans fats. This new product launch … More

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Looking for Umami?

The Mushroom Council Creates Resource for Foodservice Operators Seeking to Enhance Flavor and Taste San Jose, CA (January 17, 2007) – Consumers’ appetite for delicious and nutritious food choices is more ravenous than ever, and a related term is gaining prominence in the consumer consciousness: umami. The increased awareness from consumers … More

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But where do I find the right people?

Apply Talent Management   Sally, the regional vice-president of sales in a national retail organization, said, “Dan, I know it’s important to have the right people ‘on the bus,’ but who exactly are the ‘right people’ and how am I supposed to find them and keep them?”   Good question.  … More

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Chasing the Winter Blues

          Even the dreariest of winter days can get a shot of blue skies and sunshine when you enjoy fresh fruit. Now through early spring, fresh blueberries of the highest quality arrive from South America every day, bringing the colors and flavors of summer to North American homes.           At … More

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The Seven Core Competencies for Partnering

Too often the attempt falls short of the desired outcomes. When partnering fails, many times it is because the team leaders and team members didn’t know how to make it succeed. Seven Core Competencies have been identified for making partnering succeed.   SEVEN CORE COMPETENCIES FOR PARTNERING™   Competency #1: … More

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Rolf Wilkin – Eureka Pizza

PMQ’s Very First Cover Story revisited for the 10th Anniversary Issue. Rolf Wilken decided to buy a failing pizzeria in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1992. Since then, he has opened 14 more locations throughout Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. In the PizzaRadio.com interview, he discusses his management theories and trends in … More

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Cut Through the Communication Clutter

            When your co-workers are also the people you live with, communication challenges are bound to occur. Why? Because when you live and work with the same people, whether you’re married and in business together, in a family business, or even in a profession that requires lots of “together … More