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Scott Shor is the Owner/Managing Partner at Edmund's Oast. Scott moved to Charleston in 2004. He began working at Ted's Butcher block in 2007, which had a small craft beer selection. This is where his fondness for craft beer and spirits really took hold. In 2008, he opened Charleston's Beer Exchange. He opened another locations, called Greenville Beer Exchange in 2010 and later sold it. It is still operational today. Finally, in 2017, he opened Edmun's Oast, which now has two locations including a brewery. Today, Edmund's East Brewing Co. sells its products to 8 states.

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Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote/mantra:

  • "You gotta want it."

In this episode with Scott Shor we will discuss:

  • What is hard work?
  • How to open a business "wrong"
  • Retail
  • How to garner investors
  • Offering ownership to employees
  • Investing in your people
  • Private events
  • Impact on community

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Knowledge bombs

  1. Which “it factor” habit, trait, or characteristic you believe most contributes to your success?
    • Willingness to work
    • Surround yourself with amazing people
  2. What is your biggest weakness?
    • Unrelenting willingness
  3. What's one thing you ask or look for when interviewing/growing your team?
    • People who are genuine
  4. What's a current challenge? How are you dealing with it?
    • Rising costs of everything
  5. Share one code of conduct or behavior you teach your team.
    • The team puts people first
  6. What is one uncommon standard of service you teach your staff?
    • Underberg - digestive bitter
  7. What's one book we must read to become a better person or restaurant owner?
  8. What's one piece of technology you've adopted within your restaurant walls and how has it influence operations?
  9. What is one thing you feel restaurateurs don't do well enough or often enough?
    • Stop and asses what you are doing and why you are doing it
  10. If you got the news that you'd be leaving this world tomorrow and all memories of you, your work, and your restaurants would be lost with your departure with the exception of 3 pieces of wisdom you could leave behind for the good of humanity, what would they be?
    • You can make anything meaningful and make it matter
    • Help people
    • Give back



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