Management Services Northwest

Management Musings – Time for a Spring Clean Up

March 17, 2014

The season is changing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and our teams at MSNW are preparing for Spring cleanups at our client businesses and properties.  Spring is the rebirth of creation and it is a delight to see bulbs poking their heads out of the ground, colorful buds appearing on the trees, and waking to Read More…

Management Musings – I Love My Work

February 13, 2014

February is the month of love, and so I have to ask:  Do you love your work? As we spend the majority of our lives in a career, shouldn’t our work be something we love?   A recent survey sponsored by Monster.com and conducted by market research firm GFK found 22% of workers in the U.S. Read More…

Management Musings – Resolution

January 13, 2014

The New Year is here and with it many of us make resolutions.  Why?  Most likely because there is something in our life we wish to change or improve on.  I am sure that all of us can think of resolutions we have made at the start of the year:  This year I am going Read More…

Management Musings: What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more?

December 16, 2013

Janelle Bruland, CEO   The cold winter winds have blown the grey skies away to beautiful blue this week, giving us a new look at the majestic mountains that surround us.  I am once again awestruck by the beauty of the place in which we have the privilege to live. As we move toward the Read More…

Management Musings – Alignment is Critical for Team Success

November 18, 2013

Leadership can be considered a privilege or a burden.  John Maxwell, who is one of my favorite teachers and authors on business says, “A Leader Knows the Way, Goes the Way, and Shows the Way”.   This can be a daunting job sometimes especially in the turbulent times we are living in, however I consider it Read More…

Janelle Bruland and MSNW featured in Business Pulse magazine!

October 11, 2013

To read the full article click on the link below.  Article starts on page 31. http://issuu.com/business-pulse

Management Services Northwest featured in the Ferndale Record!

Please click on ink to read a PDF version of the article. Ferndale Record

Management Musings – Kidnapped by the Urgent

October 9, 2013

Earlier this year my family and I visited beautiful Victoria, British Columbia and were able to enjoy the world famous Buskers Festival.  The walkways along the waterfront were filled with street performers from all over the world who mesmerized us with their comedy shows and juggling acts, and their daring feats from balancing atop high Read More…

MSNW selected as Washington’s Largest Women-Owned Business

September 16, 2013

Please click on link to see ranking: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/58060330/PSBJ%20Largest%20WOB.pdf      

Three local companies land on Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing list

September 11, 2013

Three Whatcom County companies have landed on Inc. magazine’s 500/5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. All three local companies were also honored for making the list five consecutive years. Here they are, with a few details: – Bellingham-based Saturna Capital Corporation: Saturna’s three-year revenue growth of 79 percent earned a ranking of 3,707 on the 2013 Read More…

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