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How restaurant operators can encourage teamwork

This video post is part of Sullivision on, a resource center for restaurants looking for service, leadership and sales-building techniques from industry expert and NRN columnist Jim Sullivan.

Every foodservice owner, operator, franchisor or franchisee has struggled with group dissention, lagging teamwork and strong opinions — even arguments — among their co-workers, managers, crew, or partners. So how do you convince employees that while diversity of opinion is natural, at the end of the day, unity is critical?

This short video, "United We Stand," demonstrates a creative and memorable way to get that point across during your next team meeting or conference.

The clip, one of 65 short lessons excerpted from the 90-minute-long "60 Second Lessons in Leadership" video, available at, shows how to teach teamwork in a simple way you’ll long remember and never forget.

Jim Sullivan is chief executive and founder of, which designs leadership, service and sales-building products, programs and services for the Top 200 restaurant and retail brands worldwide. Clients include McDonald’s, American Express and Walt Disney Company.Sullivan is also a popular keynote speaker at leadership conferences worldwide. More information on Sullivision and its products and services can be found at

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