One of my favorite Thanksgiving holiday traditions is putting on paper what I am most thankful for in my life. I invite you to read this year’s list.
Brian engaged in some fun and informative dialog with the hosts of this podcast that talks all things cool about the cold storage industry.
While this article focuses on the construction industry, the traits and attributes Brian discusses apply to business and industry in general.
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.
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.
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.
Companies must develop new strategies for operating at full production while ensuring the health and safety of their workforces during COVID.
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.
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.
It's time to put an end to your avoidance of uncomfortable discussions with supervisors. Suppress your fears with these three pieces of advice.
As a reviewee, you’ve got more responsibility than you may think when it comes to having successful performance reviews. Learn to use them to your advantage.
Annual performance reviews are dreaded by employers and employees alike. Toss out the traditional process and replace it with this instead.
The grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the fence. Look for this key element in a company before making the big decision to switch employers.
The impact of workplace diversity is undoubtedly beneficial, but how do we effectively address generational differences?
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.
Mastering the skill of managing up not only allows you to take control of your work, but also manage your superior’s expectations.
It can be easy to work long hours when your boss never stops working. Here are a few tips to avoid burn-out.
Being overworked and underpaid can have its advantages. See how you can flip the lens.
During this speaking engagement, Brian discusses the importance of vision and culture for your business.
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.
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.
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