Whether the reviewer or reviewee, very few people enjoy annual performance reviews – and they are proven to be ineffective. So, what’s the alternative?
Brian lets his entrepreneurial spirit shine through as he talks about his career history and more with Randy Wilburn, host of The Zweig Letter Podcast.
Brian recalls how a cliché phrase made a lasting impression on him years ago when a supplier replied, “Brian, it’s just business. It’s not personal.”
Brian sat down with business coaches Josh and Nick to discuss the success principles that served him throughout his entrepreneurial journey.
Focus is a universal challenge young entrepreneurs seem to struggle with, often without realizing it.
Relying upon perceptions and perspectives to make business decisions can be dangerous.
With video meetings now embedded in how we work, businesses face the challenge of how to effectively communicate, coordinate and collaborate virtually.
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that change can occur quickly and in unexpected ways. The best way to navigate change is through creativity.
Three business trends to expect in 2021 as we adapt to the new normal.
We now find ourselves in the midst of the greatest multigenerational workforce in history, and it will certainly alter the world of business.
Beyond being a holiday classic, ‘A Christmas Carol’ offers powerful business lessons on balance, working with others, and interacting with our communities.
I invite you to read some of what I am most thankful for this Thanksgiving
Eddie Van Halen was one of those rare artists who taught all of us – artists or not – how to be better at what we do.
It's never too late to start your own business.
This period of societal crisis has given every business leader of a successful company a level of responsibility to those within their communities.
Successful leaders will make the best decisions by hearing and understanding the perspective of both the optimist and the pessimist.
Whether you are just starting your career, or a seasoned business owner, having a network of mentors is one of the best investments you can make.
Long days are sometimes unavoidable. The key is to not let the rewards get overshadowed by resentment. Here is how I find fulfillment despite a long workweek.
Food facility owners must develop a long-term strategy to combat the spread of coronavirus through their facilities. Here's four long-term solutions.
We discuss the long-term facility solutions being implemented by food companies to ensure a safe working environment for essential employees.
The combination of arrogance and ignorance is one of the most potent poisons for any business and its leaders.
Taking your customer service to the next level simply requires one quality: a willingness to do so.
Companies must develop new strategies for operating at full production while ensuring the health and safety of their workforces during COVID.
Customers are the reason businesses exist. Listening and responding to meet their needs should be a company's number one focus to be and stay successful.
When we stay quiet with our customers, we neglect the communication channels we have worked so hard to establish in the past.
The only way to stay in the business game is to get ahead of it, which involves looking ahead, watching trends and making predictions about what's next.
No significant accomplishment was achieved without overcoming a challenge.
There are five lessons that stand out as the top business lessons I learned in the past decade from starting, owning and running multiple businesses.
Each year, I make it a priority to sit down and reflect on what I'm thankful for.
We all procrastinate. The key is to manage the impulse to procrastinate and overcome that impulse, so it does not negatively impact your businesses or work.
Discipline is one of the most difficult behaviors for a business to develop. But without discipline, plans and strategy are useless.
“It’s not always what you say, but how you say it.” Our approach to an opportunity will determine if we capitalize on it, or if we waste that opportunity.
Every entrepreneur has three key responsibilities to their business.
The right investment strategy is necessary for a business to evolve and grow. Want to find out how to invest in your own business?
When you maintain a clean desk, you are setting yourself up to have a more productive and accomplished day.
Learning to be uncomfortable is one of the most valuable skills you can master in your professional and personal life.
As you move through your career, it is important to remember you are writing your own personal career story.
Brian sat down with Alex Womack to discuss his journey as an entrepreneur and the factors that contributed to his success.
Asking questions is a must in order to grow. The key is to know when to ask questions that are necessary and purposeful.
There are four soft skills every young professional should prepare to present in an acceptable manner on day one
Here are a few podcasts I have found useful to my businesses and my career.
Conflict is unavoidable, especially in business. Learn my 3 tips to avoid and manage conflict at work.
Building businesses and buildings from the ground up. Brian King, CEO of A M King discusses the truth about entrepreneurship.
Working with difficult individuals is never easy nor enjoyable. Use these 3 strategies to take control of your work culture.
The idea of the maverick employee makes a great storyline, but are they good for a company?
Every successful business executive and entrepreneur will face failure on a regular and basis. When failure does occur, here is how I have learned to respond.
No matter the message quality, poor delivery takes an unfortunate toll on the audience. Propel your career forward by ramping up your communications skills.
While “follow your passion” is a phrase we’ve all heard a time or two, take a look at the 5 reasons why this advice should actually be avoided.
Developing and achieving your goals is certainly no easy feat. Ask yourself these 4 questions about last year before setting goals in the New Year.
Many new entrepreneurs talk about their brand, but brands take time to build. Start with your brand image and make sure you're making the right impressions.
Hiring is never easy, no matter what stage of business you're in. Take a look at these 3 pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Decisions can be tough no matter where you are in the business, but they can be especially difficult for entrepreneurs. Take a look at these 4 good habits.
Business books and blogs are full of advice for entrepreneurs, but here are a few steps that may not be covered or are frequently overlooked.
Becoming an entrepreneur can be exciting, but there are stark realities to consider before you start your business.
During this speaking engagement, Brian discusses the importance of vision and culture for your business.
When is sticking to your policy a detriment to your customer's needs? Read on to find out when to enforce a policy and when to explore other options.
Learn how being successful requires owning what you do every day and taking full responsibility.
Being a good leader means seeing things from others perspectives, even if they differ from yours. Read how good leaders handle disagreements.
Have you ever been in the position where your prospect only cared about getting the lowest price for your products or services? Should you educate or walk?
Real listening is about building rapport, understanding, and trust. Take a look at what active listening can do for your relationships.
Goals are important for success, but how you set them can make the difference between success or failure. Learn the 3 key elements for success.
In this podcast, Brian discusses how he grew A M King to a $100M+ business.
During this speaking engagement, Brian talks about the challenge with developing a good strategy and how execute effectively.
At some point in your career, you will be asked to present or speak in front of an audience. Are you ready?
In this speaking engagement, Brian discusses how important it is to have work/life balance and be involved in the community.
When it comes to employee reviews many managers assign goals for meeting certain measurements or proficiencies, but what about the soft skills?
How easy do you make it for your customers to work with you? Learn about a common mistake many companies make.
Brian was honored as Most Admired CEO for the Commercial Real Estate Industry.
Want to stay up-to-date with my latest blog posts and news right in your mailbox? Subscribe to my insights and I’ll keep you in the know.