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Proactive Leaders Communicate Vision & Purpose: Chef John Besh Inspires Confidence & Staff [Video]

BeshcookbookYesterday one of America’s best Chefs, John Besh, told us about how his personal life influences his leadership and vision. Today, Chef Besh tells us about how he communicates his vision to his employees and gets things done…

As a leader, Chef Besh believes incorporating aspects of a classical French “brigade” kitchen with a communicative and honest personality to create a proactive, vision-focused, atmosphere.

Chef Besh has opened 6 fine dining restaurants while being named one of America’s top 10 best new chefs by Food & Wine magazine. Chef Besh has also earned some of his industries most prestigious awards.

Last year, when I was in New Orleans, I had a opportunity to interview John Besh–needless to say I jumped at the chance. John Besh typifies a self made proactive entrepreneur. John Besh is a chef who proactively manages his career and knows how to enhance the capacity of others.

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Creating a Chain of Command in and out of the Kitchen

Over the rest of this week I will show you the rest of my conversations with Chef Besh that involve key concepts of proactive leadership.



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