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You may use spices, salt, pepper, oil, etc. Get your recipes and photos in to me by August 15th. Good luck, Angela and Sue! Bill
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2012 on My Cook-Off Challenge at Marriott on the Move
Luke, I'm so glad that your experience at Marriott was meaningful. In response to your question, I currently am working on a blog comparing the American economy to the economy in Hong Kong. Stay tuned for more about American investment and entrepreneurship. Bill
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Jun 15, 2012
One of my core business beliefs is that great companies exist for more fundamental purposes than just to make money. At Marriott, we “open doors to a world of opportunity.” That phrase connotes how much we want our associates to grow during their careers. But “opening doors to a world of opportunity” also applies to the non-profit Bridges from School to Work program. My brother Richard runs this program and he’s developed a model that other companies should emulate. Simply put, it takes kids with disabilities and helps them find a job. It’s not so simple to execute. Bridges employer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Marriott on the Move Old
My family has lived the American Dream. My father started out herding sheep and saw an opportunity and drove cross-country from Utah to Washington, D.C. to open up an A&W Root Beer stand. That was way back in 1927. Many of us forget where we came from, but not me. I was reminded of all this when I recently received the “Keepers of the American Dream Award” from the National Immigration Forum. The honor is what Marriott is all about: opportunity, no matter where someone is born. At the awards ceremony, I talked about the fact that 50% of our... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Marriott on the Move Old
Listen to Blog After 33 years with Marriott International, Nusrat Mirza learned first-hand how our company can open doors to a world of opportunity. Nusrat’s story goes back to 1978, when he became a restaurant supervisor in one of our properties. Today, he’s the General Manager of our beautiful Renaissance Long Beach Hotel in California. One day, after inviting his housekeeping staff to bring their children to work, Nusrat had a “chance encounter” with a young teenager named Mario. When asked what he wanted to do in life, the young boy confidently replied, “I want your job.” Nusrat encouraged him... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2012 at Marriott on the Move Old
After nearly 40 years as a CEO at Marriott, I love to read about how others lead. Recently, I blogged about Bob Lutz's new book "Car Guys vs. Bean Counters," which has many lessons from his tenure with General Motors. My 13-year service on the GM Board ended about a year after Bob came aboard. But I've watched and admired him from afar. General Motors has weathered some tough times lately and I found Bob's commentary about the problems that they have faced as powerful. So I shared copies of his book with my senior leadership team. The great concern... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2012 at Marriott on the Move Old