Blog

Are You A Good Maverick or A Bad One? Minimize The Risk With These 5 Tips

The idea of the maverick employee makes a great storyline, but are they good for a company?

3 minutes
Blog

The Unbelievable Secret to Success

Mastering the skill of managing up not only allows you to take control of your work, but also manage your superior’s expectations.

3 minutes
Blog

4 Simple Remedies To Avoid Burnout & Manage Your Boss' Expectations

It can be easy to work long hours when your boss never stops working. Here are a few tips to avoid burn-out.

2 minutes
Blog

3 Simple Ways to Make A Great First Impression. But Don't Forget The Lasting Ones.

First Impressions are important, but so are lasting impressions. Read this post for tips on how to make a great first impression.

2 minutes
Blog

Feeling Overworked With Too Much To Do?

Understanding how and what to get things done can be a challenge. Take a look at how to develop priority management.

4 minutes
Blog

The 3 Most Powerful Questions You Should Ask Your Future Employer

Make a great first impression and figure out if the company is right for you with these three simple questions.

3 minutes
Blog

First Job - Real Expectations

Starting your first job is exciting and stressful. Take a look at how to set realistic expectations and relieve some of the pressure.

4 minutes
Blog

The Advantages of Being Overworked & Underpaid

Being overworked and underpaid can have its advantages. See how you can flip the lens.

4 minutes
Speaking Engagement

The Importance of Vision & Culture

During this speaking engagement, Brian discusses the importance of vision and culture for your business.

2 minutes
Article

The Value of Vocational Education

Brian reflects on the value of individuals with a vocational education in skilled trades as the construction industry continues to experience a robust economy.

2 minutes
Blog

Successful People Own Their Work

Learn how being successful requires owning what you do every day and taking full responsibility.

2 minutes
Blog

What Not to Say in an Interview

"What do you want to do with your career, or what would you like to be doing at our company now or in the next few years?" Take a look at what not to say.

3 minutes
Blog

Build Stronger Connections Through Listening More

Real listening is about building rapport, understanding, and trust. Take a look at what active listening can do for your relationships.

3 minutes
Blog

The 3 Key Elements for Setting and Meeting Your Goals

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.

4 minutes
Speaking Engagement

Executing & Measuring a Strategy

During this speaking engagement, Brian talks about the challenge with developing a good strategy and how execute effectively.

7 minutes
Speaking Engagement

Community Leadership

In this speaking engagement, Brian discusses how important it is to have work/life balance and be involved in the community.

3 minutes
Blog

Are You Making Your Customers Work Too Hard?

How easy do you make it for your customers to work with you? Learn about a common mistake many companies make.

3 minutes
Article

Most Admired CEO Awards: Brian King

Brian was honored as Most Admired CEO for the Commercial Real Estate Industry.

10+ minutes
Podcast

Entrepreneurship for Young Professionals

On Episode 8 of Sharpen's podcast for Young Professionals, Brian shares his insights.

4 minutes
Blog

Start The New Year With 4 Questions About Last Year

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.

5 minutes
Blog

5 Reasons Following Your Passion May Not Be The Best Career Move

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.

4 minutes
Blog

Navigating The Subconscious Struggles of Our Cross-Generational Workforce

The impact of workplace diversity is undoubtedly beneficial, but how do we effectively address generational differences?

4 minutes
Blog

The Right Reason to Jump Ship from Your Current Company

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.

5 minutes
Blog

Saying Goodbye To The Agonizing Annual Performance Review Process

Annual performance reviews are dreaded by employers and employees alike. Toss out the traditional process and replace it with this instead.

5 minutes
Blog

How to Make The Most of Your Upcoming Performance Review

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.

5 minutes
Blog

Overcoming The Fear of Having Difficult Workplace Conversations

It's time to put an end to your avoidance of uncomfortable discussions with supervisors. Suppress your fears with these three pieces of advice.

3 minutes
Blog

Avoiding the Common Habits of Bad Public Speakers

No matter the message quality, poor delivery takes an unfortunate toll on the audience. Propel your career forward by ramping up your communications skills.

3 minutes
Blog

Business Is Personal, But Don’t Force Personal Into Business

Be mindful of those you choose to welcome into business endeavors. Behavior in professional settings reveals more about people than you may initially think.

4 minutes
Blog

3 Powerful Ways To React When You Face Failure In Order To Get Ahead

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.

4 minutes
Blog

Difficult Coworker? 3 Ways To Tackle The Situation

Working with difficult individuals is never easy nor enjoyable. Use these 3 strategies to take control of your work culture.

10+ minutes
Podcast

Perspectives from a Construction Industry Leader with Brian King

Building businesses and buildings from the ground up. Brian King, CEO of A M King discusses the truth about entrepreneurship.

4 minutes
Blog

Conflict is Expensive: 3 Better Ways To Resolve Disputes in Business

Conflict is unavoidable, especially in business. Learn my 3 tips to avoid and manage conflict at work.

3 minutes
Blog

Tips To Turn Your Internship Into a Full-time Job

When people ask me how they can prepare for a successful internship, I always offer the following tips.

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