Danny Meyer Talks About Employees, Investors, Competitors & His Dad
The serial restaurateur and Inc.'s Scott Gerber examine how Union Square grew from a single restaurant in 1985 into an empire admired for its management.
Deep Roots: The 2 Things My Father's Bankruptcy Taught Me2:25
"It really took me a long time to separate me from my dad," confides Union Square founder Danny Meyer.
Hindsight: My First Year in Business--The 2 Most Important Lessons4:02
In his first year as an entrepreneur, hospitality mogul Danny Meyer did not know how to read a profit and loss statement, and other stories.
Interviews: How to Find Employees Who Go Beyond4:42
Don't ask candidates if they have integrity, says the founder of Shake Shack and Union Square Cafe. Do this instead.
Defense: The One Innovation Your Competitors Can't Steal3:38
The founder of Shake Shack divulges how he's built a moat around his hospitality business, and prevents copy cats.
Priorities: Want to Please Investors? Put Them Last5:43
The founder of Shake Shack and Union Square Cafe on why investors come after employees, customers, vendors, and community.
Patience: What to Do When an Employee Screws Up3:33
The founder of Shake Shake and Union Square Cafe on how "enlightened hospitality" guides his leadership.
Straight A's: My 5-Step Plan for Fixing Mistakes3:51
The founder of Shake Shack and Union Square Cafe on how to make sure mistakes lead to improvement, not recrimination.
Authenticity: The Factor That Makes My Business a Success5:34
The founder of Shake Shack and Union Square Cafe on the vital importance of authenticity.
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