All Blog Posts Tagged 'loss' (10)

Fear of loss vs Potential for Gain

So many questions recently from folks telling me about their struggles in shifting from a “command and control” leadership style to a more acceptable “grow, learn, and develop” style. They all include the same thing, speed and accountability. Here are just a few.



“It seems to take so long to gain ground.”



"My boss needs results faster from me and I am going to have to just make my people do it soon.”



“My team doesn’t always take… Continue

Added by Andy Swingley on April 5, 2010 at 6:10pm — 3 Comments

What would you do if you lost the ability to consume food via your mouth?

Roger Ebert, one of the country’s most recognized movie reviewers just wrote a column about not having the ability to eat or drink anymore. I was polarized – a deer in headlights, frozen in time thinking what life is like having the ability to enjoy food and beverage and if I lost that gift.



Read about Ebert's struggles and triumphs at the Dining… Continue

Added by Dara Bunjon on January 9, 2010 at 4:34am — No Comments


Non-Operator
How One Bar Owner Gets A Near Perfect Inventory Result

Speaking to a nightclub owner recently who turns over $100,000+ per week in his busy city centre premises I learned that his weekly variance/stock loss is less than $200 at cost.



I know of other businesses taking in $6000 per week that have the same losses. So how does the nightclub owner do it? Its actually quite simple: He systemises his business and has implemented basic procedures to control stock from receipt to eventual… Continue

Added by Barry Chandler on November 9, 2009 at 4:34pm — No Comments


Non-Operator
Food Contamination: What's Really Covered?

Insurance carriers offering restaurant insurance have specialized endorsements specifically tailored to the restaurant industry.



Food Contamination is a generic term used in many of these endorsements. A close inspection of the policy provisions will reveal that the first party coverage (your income, your property) provided for food contamination can differ significantly from one insurance carrier to another.



Many policies first party coverage for food contamination will… Continue

Added by Patrick Nolan on November 26, 2008 at 4:58am — No Comments

NEVER TRUST A SKINNY CHEF... Diary of a dieting foodie... Or diary of a fat foodie who hates to diet...

Hi Y'all,



"Never Trust a skinny chef" has been my moto for many years.

Why do you tink I have a Sage leaf instead of a photo?

truth be told-- I wish Iw asn't so trustworthy...



Okay 2 kiddos and a job where I get paid to eat- not too much too complain about. . Who ever thought I'd get paid to eat and spot trends- WOW-- even better than what I thought back in the days of cooking school.. Not a bad living, just bad on the gallbladder.

No wonder they had to… Continue

Added by Kathleen Kennedy on May 6, 2008 at 11:58pm — 7 Comments


Non-Operator
Ensure procedure & policy

Added by Steve Gatt on February 16, 2008 at 8:12am — No Comments


Non-Operator
Digital Witness Featured on Action News 5 in Memphis



Watch Video

To view the news report please click the watch video link above to be directed to the Action News 5 WMC-TV Memphis video player.…



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Added by Steve Gatt on February 16, 2008 at 8:05am — No Comments


Non-Operator
12 Bartender Scams That are Costing You Profits

by Ian Foster



As a BEVINCO auditor, I often hear the comment that "all bartenders steal". Although sometimes it might seem to be true, that accusati on probably isn't fair.



In my experience, 25% of all bartenders are completely honest all the time and do a great job - those are the ones we all want to find and retain. The majority, probably half of all bartenders, will play by the rules as long as they believe that the operator has adequate controls in place and see that… Continue

Added by Steve Gatt on February 16, 2008 at 8:00am — 1 Comment


Non-Operator
Digital Witness Surveillance Announces Video Contest Winner

(PRLEAP.COM) Digital Witness (http://www.digitalwitness.com)

the leading national video surveillance supplier announces the winner

of its “Best Video” contest. “We see some of the most outrageous videos

you can imagine” notes Digital Witness President, Kelby Hagar, “so we

asked our customers to send us their best clips. The winner receives a

$1000 grand prize.”



Video… Continue

Added by Steve Gatt on February 16, 2008 at 7:49am — No Comments


Non-Operator
Limiting your loss liability: Implementing a slip and fall prevention program

Controlling Losses – Implementing a Slip and Fall Prevention Program

By Brandon O’Dell…

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Added by Brandon O'Dell on February 15, 2008 at 12:53pm — 1 Comment

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