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When You Get Too Far into the Weeds You Have to Break Out the Scythe

When You Get Too Far into the Weeds You Have to Break Out the Scythe

By A BMI Team Member

'Deep in the weeds' is an expression that goes by many names; head underwater, buried in work, up to your eyeballs, spread too thin, or, one that is especially familiar to those with restaurant experience, crashing.  Despite the many different ways of saying it, the various forms o...

09.14.22 4:22 AM - Comment(s)
Maximizing Employee Effectiveness Through Aligning Objectives

Maximizing Employee Effectiveness Through Aligning Objectives

By A BMI Team Member

When the weather gets as hot as it has, hovering around the 30°C (86°F) mark, the temptation for many is to take time off work, pack up a camper, and spend some time deep in the wilderness to recharge.  Not everyone, however, is incentivized to this action by the weather.  Some are rather ...

08.10.22 6:53 AM - Comment(s)
The Super Secret Art of Holding People Accountable

The Super Secret Art of Holding People Accountable

By A BMI Team Member

Have you ever trained a dog (or really, any pet) before?  Even if you weren't directly involved with the training, odds are, if you owned a pet, you've had to work on the concepts of pattern recognition and cause-and-effect with them so that they learn behaviors that you want (alth...

07.07.22 12:30 AM - Comment(s)
Are You So Focused On The How You Forget About The Why?

Are You So Focused On The How You Forget About The Why?

By A BMI Team Member

When a problem presents itself, whether in the work environment or in personal life, human nature is to tackle the issue head-on.  There is great merit in having this as a response, as typically ignoring problems does not make them disappear (though on rare occasion they do). ...

06.02.22 5:05 AM - Comment(s)
Do Your Thing!

Do Your Thing!

By A BMI Team Member

You found the thing. The thing you're good at. The thing you love. It's a product you make or a service you provide, and you can do it well. You can do it faster, smarter, better. People in the world value your thing and they will pay for it. You can convert your time i...

05.11.22 4:27 AM - Comment(s)