Brian Alquist's Posts



    Fri 13 Apr, 2018 12:44 PM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    Over the last 30 years, I have studied the topic of Leadership from some of the leading experts in the world and have concluded that leaders inside small companies are presented with unique and serious challenges that make their roles no less critical to the success of their businesses as the inspirational leaders of large […]

  2. The Journey to More Success Starts Here!
  3. Manage Your Scarcest Resource – Time

    Manage Your Scarcest Resource – Time

    Mon 5 Mar, 2018 01:37 PM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    How many of you have ever had a “perfect day” when everything goes exactly according to plan? A day when there are no distractions; no interruptions. A day where all of the critical activities on your task list are completed and when you call people to schedule appointments, everyone answers the phone. Imagine that!I have […]

  4. Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

    Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

    Mon 26 Feb, 2018 12:46 PM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    A “glass ceiling” is a metaphor that, taken in its simplest form, represents an invisible barrier to growth. Glass ceilings in business represent barriers to growth. They are invisible because the business owner and/or management team lacks the necessary insight, objectivity or motivation to recognize them. This is especially true when there exists no vision […]

  5. How Big is Your DREAM?

    How Big is Your DREAM?

    Mon 12 Feb, 2018 11:00 AM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    As a business owner or executive, you’ve almost certainly experienced a magic moment when a new “big idea”, that has the potential to transform your business, comes to mind. The moment is truly magical in that a new and exciting vision with the potential for meaningful impact on the future emerges. It represents the perfect […]

  6. Getting Things done!

    Getting Things done!

    Wed 31 Jan, 2018 03:50 PM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    It’s time to reflect upon what you are setting out to achieve and how you’ll invest valuable time, money and other resources to get great results during the coming year.   We encourage the development of a 1-Page Business Plan that will bring into focus the broad strategic direction of the business. The 1-Page Business Plan is ideally used to keep […]

  7. Does Your Business Measure Up?

    Does Your Business Measure Up?

    Wed 31 Jan, 2018 03:17 PM (UTC) Read Time: ( words)

    One of the most critical functions of management is control. Control is an important function because it empowers managers to take action to minimize deviations from agreed standards after first determining how a business, function or system is performing against the standards. In business, managers exercise control after identifying gaps between predetermined goals and actual business performance. […]