Mostly in SMEs (hospitality industry) business owners have fake expectations. Some money starts coming in and they get fancy. They expect you to work harder than what they do while playing with your time through exploiting casual contracts and foreign workers who, usually, don’t know how rules apply overseas.
This concept is broken. You have to care the most, that’s your own little business. Eventually, your chefs, waiters etc. will all leave, and they, potentially, might do it in one go. But you, the owner, will still have your own little business. You’re going to lose in the long-run.
When employees turnover gets higher and higher you need to start questioning yourself. You hired them, therefore you must get exposed. I honestly think this industry is broken and I’m so fired up that I’ll try my best to give my contribution, even if very small, to improve and divulgate sane principles that, I’m sure, will win the marathon.