31 min

Simple Pleasures with Sarah Sklash The Unfamiliar Shift with Ariela

    • Management

Sarah Sklash is a passionate Motelier and Co-Founder of The June Motel.
You may recognize Sarah as half of the iconic duo who starred in Motel Makeover, a Netflix series that followed their renovation of The June Sauble Beach. Through light-hearted and sincere episodes, Sarah and her Co-Founder, April Brown, painted a beautiful picture of how their brand came to be and why boutique concepts are here to stay.
Before Sarah became a full-time Motelier, she spent a decade working in public service, focusing on vital statistics and creating customer-centric processes. She finds her years of government experience to be especially useful in navigating all the government interactions required as an entrepreneur.
When away from her desk, Sarah is a passionate traveler who believes that “the moment you first open the doors to a new hotel room is the best feeling in the world.”
What You Will Hear:
How Sarah built her career in the hospitality industry
Career shift and first property purchase
Motelier
Disadvantages and advantages of no formal hospitality industry education
Being unique and individualistic
Ethos of The June Motel
Advice on maintaining good partnerships
Importance of communication
Business models
Obstacles and lessons in property ownership
What is success to Sarah?
Understanding risk
Motel Makeover on Netflix
What does boutique mean to Sarah?

Quotes:
“So much of The June actually comes from just our personal desires as travelers.”
“The June Motel is really all about being a throwback to the good ol’ days and enjoying the simple pleasures.”
“Communication is such a key part.”
Mentioned:
https://thejunemotel.com/ (The June Motel)
April Brown
https://thejunemotel.com/pages/motel-makeover (Motel Makeover on Netflix)
Sponsored by https://solonis.com/ (Solonis)
https://blla.org/ (BLLA)

Sarah Sklash is a passionate Motelier and Co-Founder of The June Motel.
You may recognize Sarah as half of the iconic duo who starred in Motel Makeover, a Netflix series that followed their renovation of The June Sauble Beach. Through light-hearted and sincere episodes, Sarah and her Co-Founder, April Brown, painted a beautiful picture of how their brand came to be and why boutique concepts are here to stay.
Before Sarah became a full-time Motelier, she spent a decade working in public service, focusing on vital statistics and creating customer-centric processes. She finds her years of government experience to be especially useful in navigating all the government interactions required as an entrepreneur.
When away from her desk, Sarah is a passionate traveler who believes that “the moment you first open the doors to a new hotel room is the best feeling in the world.”
What You Will Hear:
How Sarah built her career in the hospitality industry
Career shift and first property purchase
Motelier
Disadvantages and advantages of no formal hospitality industry education
Being unique and individualistic
Ethos of The June Motel
Advice on maintaining good partnerships
Importance of communication
Business models
Obstacles and lessons in property ownership
What is success to Sarah?
Understanding risk
Motel Makeover on Netflix
What does boutique mean to Sarah?

Quotes:
“So much of The June actually comes from just our personal desires as travelers.”
“The June Motel is really all about being a throwback to the good ol’ days and enjoying the simple pleasures.”
“Communication is such a key part.”
Mentioned:
https://thejunemotel.com/ (The June Motel)
April Brown
https://thejunemotel.com/pages/motel-makeover (Motel Makeover on Netflix)
Sponsored by https://solonis.com/ (Solonis)
https://blla.org/ (BLLA)

31 min