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Gary Brose, owner of over a dozen small businesses during the last 30 years, shares his insights on how to create a motivated, inspired and engaged workforce. Each video is a brief 2-3 minutes of practical hands-on advice on dealing with general business issues as well as micro business topics. Subscribe today and receive a new video or two every week.

Intro to Flying Shorts – Brief Business Lessons:  Published on Sep 10, 2013

The Greatest Advantage of Small Business: Published on Oct 1, 2013

What is small business’s greatest advantage over the Big Boys? Gary Brose discusses that advantage that EVERY small business has but that few take full advantage of. Check it out right here and see if your guess is right.

Dealing with the Pace of Change: Published on Oct 7, 2013

The pace of change in business is gaining steam and increasing exponentially. How are you dealing with it? Fighting it or embracing it? Gary Brose, serial entrepreneur, has some insights that may help you clarify your approach.

Trust Yourself: Published on Oct 8, 2013

How can you manage other people if you do not even truly know yourself? Self-awareness and an acceptance of your own strengths and weaknesses is a key to gaining the human nature insights you need in order to manage others effectively.

Know Yourself: Published on Oct 10, 2013

Do you always go with your strengths? As a people manager it is vital that you are consistent and dependable for your employees. It is easiest to do that consistently when you are simply being yourself and trusting your own feelings and instincts. Trying to do too much is a recipe for disaster. Just be YOU.

Selecting a Trainer: Published on Oct 17, 2013

Who does your company’s training? Many companies make the same mistake when they select a trainer. Do you? Find out in Gary Brose’s next new video on the Flying Shorts Channel.

Attitude Flows Downhill: Published on Oct 22, 2013

Your company or department that you manage will become who you are over time. That is, if you are outgoing, upbeat, positive and friendly, then your workforce will take on those characteristics as well. And if you are the opposite, well, &!#@#* flows downhill. As Gary says, ‘Don’t be that guy!’

Small Talk’s Value: Published on Oct 23, 2013

Want to get right to the point? Sounds like a good idea … except that generally it doesn’t work. Gary learned the hard way that spending a few minutes in small talk can create more positive results. Check out the Small Talk video and see if this is you!

Mission Statements: Published on Oct 25, 2013

What mission are you on? Does your company or department have a mission statement. Gary Brose discusses the value of a mission statement and it’s galvanizing effect on your employees and your customers, with his usual wacky humor.

Delegation: Published on Oct 29, 2013

As a manager, do you make good use of delegation? Too many don’t. Gary Brose discusses the concept of delegation and how you can both improve and grade your performance. Bring your game up a notch and make better use of your time.

Business Common Sense: Published on Nov. 5, 2013

Is there no common sense left in business? Why do we treat our customers and our employees like they were less than human? Are you guilty of these common sense infractions that Tom Peters identified?

Bonuses in 2014: Published on Dec. 18, 2013

In the final video of 2013, Gary gives you a peak into a special Bonus Program series that starts in January.