3 minutes
Blog

Thanksgiving Thankfulness

Each year, I make it a priority to sit down and reflect on what I'm thankful for.

3 minutes
Blog

Want to Overcome Procrastinating? Start by Changing Your Mindset

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.

2 minutes
Blog

Discipline is the Difference Maker

Discipline is one of the most difficult behaviors for a business to develop. But without discipline, plans and strategy are useless.

3 minutes
Blog

Necessary Techniques for a Successful Interview

After interviewing hundreds of people, I've found specific techniques and tips to help you stand out amongst the rest.

3 minutes
Blog

The Right and Wrong Way to Approach a Potential Investor

“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.

4 minutes
Blog

Long Work Week Ahead? Here's How to Stay Sane

I’ve developed a list of tips to better manage busy work weeks and avoid burnout.

3 minutes
Blog

3 Reasons You Should Clean-Up Your Workspace

When you maintain a clean desk, you are setting yourself up to have a more productive and accomplished day.

4 minutes
Blog

How to Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Learning to be uncomfortable is one of the most valuable skills you can master in your professional and personal life.

3 minutes
Blog

The Importance of Building Your Career Story

As you move through your career, it is important to remember you are writing your own personal career story.

10+ minutes
Podcast

Brian King featured Alex Womack Podcast: Construction & Design Expert: Entrepreneur, Investor, CEO of A M King

I sat down with Alex Womack to discuss my journey as an entrepreneur and factors that contributed to my success.

3 minutes
Blog

Entrepreneur vs. Employee: Which Career Path is Right For You?

Each career path to have its own advantages and disadvantages. It’s all about finding what works best for you.

2 minutes
Blog

When Is The Right Time to Ask Questions?

Asking questions is a must in order to grow. The key is to know when to ask questions that are necessary and purposeful.

3 minutes
Blog

Make Yourself a Better Coworker By Bringing these 4 Soft Skills to Work Every Day

There are four soft skills every young professional should prepare to present in an acceptable manner on day one

3 minutes
Blog

5 Podcasts You Need To Listen To This Summer  

Here are a few podcasts I have found useful to my businesses and my career.

2 minutes
Blog

Best Twist on the Most Widely Used Interview Question

This question often gets asked because it's a chance for the interviewee to state their goals and ambitions, to prove their willingness to succeed.

3 minutes
Blog

If Your Interviewer Can't Answer This Question, You Should Not Take The Job

Figure out if you really want to work for a company you’re interviewing for by asking the right question.

1 minute
Blog

The First Question You Need to Ask in an Interview

This is the first question you must ask in an interview.

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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