Recent Articles by Alan Hall
Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 3:41 pm MDT
Our Savior is there for us. He is always ready to give us the peace and strength we need, even through the worst of personal storms.
Published: Monday, June 3, 2013 4:15 pm MDT
Today I write my last weekly article on the key principles of business success. It has been my deep pleasure to have written nearly 100 columns over the last 18 months.
Published: Monday, May 27, 2013 1:50 pm MDT
Mr. Garff, I’m impressed. As I drive Utah’s freeways I see scores of billboards featuring employees with large ears, exclaiming that they listen to customers. Good for you and good for us as custo...
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 2:47 pm MDT
I am often asked these questions by aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a business: What do I need to do to be successful? Where can I receive help? What resources are there? Who can guide me?
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 4:32 pm MDT
I am often asked about options to finance a start-up business. Of course investors and bank loans are a common solution. However, a budding entrepreneur simply might not want to bring on investors or can’...
Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 3:00 pm MDT
As a board member on dozens of companies, the CEO of several firms, and an executive on many more, I have spent countless hours behind closed doors with fellow leaders. Have you ever walked by a conference roo...
Published: Monday, April 15, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
We all know that every leader is a boss, but not every boss is a leader. We can break down the fundamental differences between a boss and a true leader in terms of opposites. Do you talk or listen? Do you dema...
Published: Monday, April 1, 2013 4:21 pm MDT
A recent study reports that a whopping 43 percent of the workforce cites "lack of recognition" as the reason for their unhappiness. But it's more than that — employees want to feel valued by their leaders...
Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 4:46 pm MDT
Most owners engage in the buying process without knowing or measuring the inherent risks. Somehow the thrill of the deal overshadows their clear thinking and the results are a disaster for all parties.
'I'm outta here!' Why 2 million Americans quit every month (and 5 steps to turn the epidemic around)
Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
I recently discovered an alarming fact: Even in a climate of business uncertainty, more than 2 million Americans are voluntarily leaving their jobs every month. Here's why, plus five suggestions for turning the...