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5th November 2020

Emotional well-being and innovation in the time of a crisis. Elton Mouna in conversation with the experts.

Premiss: Focussing on the psychological and emotional issues within the hospitality sector at this time of crisis, together with a focus on the need to innovate with urgency, hospitality sector commentator Elton Mouna has created a four part podcast to positively steer people in the hospitality sector, or indeed any sector, through the choppiest waters business has ever seen.

Title: Bearing up when the chips are down.

Content: Four stellar ‘A’ list guests (see below) discuss:

1/ The psychological impact of being in an industry in crisis and navigating the feelings.

2/ Keeping ones mojo up.

3/ Making really good decisions in a time of crisis.

4/ Innovating with urgency.


Emma Kenny – Television presenter, psychologist, writer, media commentator with media credits including:

Resident psychologist on ITV’s This Morning
The People Watchers BBC2
Hot Like Us BBC3

Professor Vicki Culpin – Vicki Culpin author, Ted talker and Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the world renowned Ashridge Executive Education Business School in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.

Jim Sullivan – Wisconsin based Jim Sullivan is a much respected hospitality industry expert specialising in developing leaders for restaurant and retail brands worldwide.

Ron Ashkenas – Chicago based internationally recognised expert on organisational transformation, simplification and innovation.

Find it: Search ‘Elton Mouna’ on Apple Podcast, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Deezer and all major podcast platforms. Link to introduction on Spotify is here:

Quotes from Elton Mouna:
‘The podcast is free from adverts and sponsorship with absolutely all costs met by me. I want people who are struggling to cope get something positive from the wisdom of my guests’

‘The podcast aims to stimulate reflection, to right-size things, to offer thought provoking inspiring ideas, motivate action and encourage an immediate focus on planning and innovation for when the good times return’

‘The listener is ANYONE in the hospitality sector. It may be a CEO, a bartender, a manager, a deputy manager, a chef, someone in the accounts team and importantly someone recently made redundant. If hospitality is the listeners chosen career the podcast is for them – right now’

‘The podcast was created to foster hope and to lend a helping hand to the people of an industry that really could do with a helping hand right now’

‘The podcast ‘Bearing up when the chips are down’ is my way of giving something back to the hospitality industry, an industry that has given so much to me in my long and rewarding career’

About Elton Mouna:
Elton Mouna has spent a lifetime in the hospitality sector in roles ranging from:

Head of Marketing Fuller’s
Head of PR at Fuller’s
MD of a London Pub Company Remarkable Pubs

Press release from Elton Mouna

Telephone: 07460 497613
email: eltonmouna@aol