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The Michelle Pascoe Hospitality Podcast


Nov 7, 2023

Welcome to this week’s podcast, where we delve into the heartbeat of the hospitality industry, unravelling its intricacies and unearthing the stories that breathe life into this dynamic world. In this special episode, we reunite with the wonderful Douglas Kirkham, (my first podcast guest in 2018) a living legend with four decades of enriching experience within the hospitality landscape of Australia and the South Pacific.

Prepare to be inspired as we explore the depths of his journey, laced with unwavering dedication and an unyielding commitment to serving his community.

Join us as we uncover the defining moments that shaped Douglas’s exceptional career, from overcoming industry challenges and embracing diverse leadership roles to fostering an inclusive workplace culture that thrives on the richness of community diversity. With his profound insights into the ever-evolving realm of hospitality, we'll glean timeless wisdom on effective leadership, the transformative power of mentorship, and the relentless pursuit of creating extraordinary workplace environments, all driven by a deep-seated "Service to Community" ethos.

Through engaging anecdotes and lessons learned, this episode promises to ignite your passion for excellence and invigorate your approach to the dynamic world of hospitality. Tune in to and embark on a journey of inspiration and enlightenment, as we uncover the essence of true hospitality with the incomparable Douglas Kirkham.