22 May '17, 3pm

Reading SbuxMelodyBlog 10 Things Every Starbucks Barista Should Know

Reading SbuxMelodyBlog 10 Things Every Starbucks Barista Should Know

Accept that customized drinks with cutesy names are the new normal : Despite all the human connection that goes on inside a store, fundamentally every store has to sell things: sell drinks, sell coffee, sell food, sell mugs… If it were your business, you’d want to do anything and sell. And the truth is that “No experience required” to be a customer. With the huge upswing in Instagram-viral beverages, this IS the new normal. Just do the best you can. I know – there’s problems with drink consistency, ingredients, and more. But is NOT going away. There are something like 80 million transactions per week at Starbucks. The lone barista screaming “stop” is just giving themselves gray hairy and anxiety for no reason: Screaming “stop” at all the custom drinks (many with cutesy names) is like going to a massive lake, taking a teaspoon of it and pouring it in a bucket, and say that ...

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