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Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

Special: Danny Meyer on the wrenching decision to do layoffs

34:53 | Mar 24th

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Last week, Danny Meyer laid off 2,000 people – that's 80 percent of staff at Union Square Hospitality Group, representing 20+ restaurants across the country. It was a heartbreaking decision made with ...Show More


mm recommended:Apr 10th

Danny Meyer founder of Shake Shack and Union Square Hospitality Group, had to lay off over 2000 employees form USHG because of COVID-19. He walks through step-by-step on their thinking and planning to the lay-off and anticipation for post-pandemic. Gives you really good insight into how the hospital...Show More

waitwhat recommended:Apr 1st

"Reality is not fun to contend with. But if you believe you will be in business on the other end, then every decision you make takes on that framework." Talking with Masters of Scale editor at large Bob Safian, restaurateur Danny Meyer opens up on the wrenching decision to lay people off now.

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