Brian Fielkow

Brian Fielkow

Guest Writer / Business Leader, Author, Keynote Speaker

Corporate culture and management advisor Brian Fielkow is the author of Driving to Perfection: Achieving Business Excellence by Creating a Vibrant Culture, a how-to book based on his 25 years of executive leadership experience at public and privately held companies. With a doctorate in law from Northwestern University School of Law, he serves as owner and president of Jetco Delivery, a logistics company in Houston that specializes in regional trucking, heavy haul and national freight. 

Leadership

5 Leadership Failures That Contributed to the United Fiasco

Every CEO is vulnerable to United-esque PR disaster when their organizations veer from their core values.
Managing Employees

Is Poor Employee Engagement Management's Fault?

Polls say disengaged employees outnumber engaged employees by nearly 2:1. What's going on?
Customer Loyalty

Can Chipotle Ever Win Back Customer Trust?

The once thriving restaurant chain's embrace of food safety as a corporate value is the best route to regaining consumer confidence.
Chipotle

After A Failure, What Makes Customers 'Trust' Again? And Can Chipotle Pull It Off?

When you construct a safety policy, first and foremost, make it personal.
Take It From The Pros

Good CEOs Are Ready to Shock the Organization to Protect Core Values

When things are off track at work, be ready to take aggressive and extraordinary action.
Take It From The Pros

What We Can Learn From Volkswagen's Scandal and the Legacy of a Leader

The carmaker's mistake stems from toxicity in its culture, and that always starts at the top.
Inspiring Your Team

Why We Shouldn't Hate on Amazon's Culture

The ecommerce giant's 'bruising' environment teaches an important lesson about doing what works at an organization level and having the right employees.
Startup Culture

Open Your Organization. Unlock Your Potential.

A conversation with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells how.
Take It From The Pros

Tom Brady, 'Deflategate' and the Lesson for Business Leaders

The unfolding scandal of under-inflated footballs and a Super Bowl played on a very cold day is a sobering reminder that reputations are frail and not easily restored.
Take It From The Pros

How to Destroy These 3 Career Killers

As individual employees, we have the same responsibly when it comes to managing our careers as CEOs have when it comes to managing their companies.
Workplace Wellness

Weave Health and Wellness Into Your Company's Culture

Learn about one executive's initiatives, including measures to discourage smoking and encourage healthier eating.
Charity

Has Your Company's Charitable Giving Become an Empty Ritual?

Contributing to the community can energize employees and build ties in a myriad of directions.
Employee Retention

I Suggest You Replace Your Suggestion Box With This

Keep in mind the three Ts: fair treatment, transparency and trust.
Sales Strategies

An Executive's Insider Secrets for Making the Sale

Know your customer's corporate culture and respect it. Do your homework and don't bypass gatekeepers or skip the ranks.
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