Ken Albrecht

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Ken Albrecht is president of Reliable Propane in Clarence Center, N.Y. Visit www.reliablepropane.com.

Posts by Ken Albrecht

Testing the endurance of your business Posted on 25 Jan 2018 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

The efforts that we put in place last summer such as improving processes, safety, computer systems, equipment and vehicles are now paying off with dividends. Read more»

Taking a look from an applicant’s perspective Posted on 27 Nov 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

By intentionally looking at its job openings from the applicant’s perspective, one company discovered a clever way to attract more “A” players to its workforce. Read more»

Companies that listen are most likely to succeed Posted on 28 Sep 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Business success is based on companies' willingness to listen to their customers or clients. Organizations should look to continuously engage their customers. Read more»

Good work gets noticed Posted on 28 Jul 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Getting noticed in an industry isn't about knowing the right people; it's about working hard and letting the results speak for themselves. Read more»

Let go of the unprofitable Posted on 01 Jun 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Track profit in your business segments to analyze if there are any unprofitable segments that might need to be dropped. Read more»

Asking ‘Why?’ to solve business problems Posted on 30 Mar 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Asking “Why?” in business will often lead to the root cause of a problem. Read more»

Organizing phone calls, calendar items Posted on 08 Mar 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Old methods for organizing your phone messages and your calendar not cutting it. What’s the best solution? Read more»

Balancing heavy workloads Posted on 02 Feb 2017 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

When we start our day with the most important tasks, the unimportant tasks neatly fall into place. Read more»

Agreements with staff members make all of the difference Posted on 22 Dec 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Have you ever become frustrated when a staff member fails to follow through on a project or request? The problem may be that we failed to understand the difference between an expectation and an agreement. Read more»

How saying ‘no’ can improve your work performance Posted on 01 Dec 2016 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Saying "no" to someone will be uncomfortable at first, but saying "yes" could produce regret for a long time. Read more»