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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)
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)
Are You Working for the Present You, or Working for the Future You?

Are You Working for the Present You, or Working for the Future You?

By A BMI Team Member

Having lived in the great Canadian North for a substantial time, one might think that Canadians are used to the bait-and-switch weather of early March.  Even if the Canadians aren't used to it, perhaps the local plant life would be, given the thousands of years it has existed in su...

03.03.22 11:40 PM - Comment(s)
Treating the Symptom Will Never Solve the Problem

Treating the Symptom Will Never Solve the Problem

By A BMI Team Member

9 out of 10 resolutions, as mentioned in last month's newsletter, fail before the end of January.  If you can't stand proud and claim to be in the 10% who are still holding strong, perhaps it is a good opportunity to at least let the failed resolution bring some value.  The crisis that the...

02.02.22 1:25 AM - Comment(s)
If You Can't Stand The Heat, Do You Have To Get Out Of The Kitchen?

If You Can't Stand The Heat, Do You Have To Get Out Of The Kitchen?

By A BMI Team Member

A heat wave, at least in Canada, has resulted in some record temperatures and nearly unbelievable thermostat readings this past week.  With temperatures surpassing 40°C (that's 104°F for the American readers) and even getting as hot as 46° (114°F) where some of BMI's staff is, it is understanda...

07.02.21 9:11 PM - Comment(s)