Tony Malyk
Tony Malyk

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Tony Malyk is a Certified Professional Business Coach and Business Value Accelerator specializing in improving profitability and increasing business value in the manufacturing, distribution, trades and technology sectors.

Know Your Communication DNA

Which leadership style is the best? Most people feel one of the most important qualities of a good leader is communication skills. This is so important that many leadership development programs start with assessing the leader’s communication style, so they will learn how to leverage this knowledge to become better communicators. Four Basic Communication Styles There are four basic communication […]

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Leadership When a Key Employee Becomes Defiant

Do problem employees challenge your leadership? An employee which is often a key employee refuses to follow company procedures and dictates how they will do their job. The leader becomes handcuffed because he is afraid to hold the employee accountable and/or reprimand them for not following company policy. The employee knows the leader is afraid to act and continues […]

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The British Columbia “Health Tax” a Blessing in Disguise

The new “Health Tax announced in the reading of the 2018 BC provincial budget made it clear that the NDP/Green government wants to transfer the burden of the health care system onto the backs of BC businesses. The $500K payroll exemption excludes micro businesses from the new tax burden. However, based on an average annual […]

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Emerging Leader Development: Coaching vs.Training

A bottleneck many growing companies face in the current economy is attracting proven and effective leaders to facilitate and manage profitable growth. These proven leaders command premium salaries and bonuses assuming you can even get their attention. There are times that the answer to a problem is literally sitting right in front of us. You […]

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Solving the Profitability Epidemic in Surrey

There is a profitability epidemic lurking amongst manufacturing and trades businesses in Vancouver and the surrounding area.  Although a large number of businesses are flourishing I have had the opportunity to meet with dozens of business owners of well established businesses who employ five to fifty people that struggle to break even.  In many cases […]

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Improve Cash Flow by Stopping “Just in Case” Management  

Improve Cash Flow Almost every business wants to improve cash flow. The one common phrase I hear from business owners who struggle with cash flow and profitability is “just in case”.  When I conduct a financial review of manufacturers, distributors, and trades businesses I often find they have too many employees or are carrying 50% […]

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