In computing, BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is the firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process and to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs” - Wikipedia
Like our silicon-based friends, I also need a way to make sure everything is booting up to be productive at my job. I needed a system, a framework, a mental model to help me focus on making work fun. Here is what I use, and with the magic that is wordplay, it has a familiar acronym:
BIOS - A mental model that keeps me motivated and productive
👪 Belonging: Do I feel safe and part of the team? Can I take risks?
🚀 Improvement: Am I challenged to learn new things?
👑 Ownership: Do I have the autonomy I need to get shit done?
💎 Significance: Is what I am doing important to me?