"One of 14 Books to Read in 2017"

—Bond Street Book Club

One of "3 Books Small Business Owners Should Read"

—Web.com Small Business Forum

"A great, informative, and quick read of very useful and practical business tips. Tom includes pointers on everything from hiring to firing, employee engagement and culture, profit, meetings, and much more. Every chapter is on a different topic and every section has a takeaway reiterating the lesson learned, plus he includes tips and quotes from several other great business books. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more about running a profitable business the right way."

--Business Common Sense

"Compact and succinct, Tom Salonek’s business-advice book The 100 breaks leadership lessons down into bite-size chunks. Salonek is founder and CEO of Intertech, a consulting and training firm, and a 25-year veteran of the tech industry who distills his knowledge into this easy-to-read guide. Each lesson has a takeaway — a piece of advice from Salonek or a business or cultural luminary. The book comes with online resources to easier implement his advice."

—425Business Magazine

Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "The 100: Building Blocks for Business Leadership" is an ideal instructional guide and reference for anyone having managerial or ownership responsibilities for a small business enterprise of any kind. Simply stated, "The 100: Building Blocks for Business Leadership" should be a part of every community, corporate, and academic library Business Management instructional reference collections. For personal reading lists it should be noted that "The 100: Building Blocks for Business Leadership" is also available in a Kindle edition ($9.99).

—The Midwest Book Review

"... delivers 100 succinct management practices, or building blocks, that are intended to benefit leaders of small- and medium-sized businesses as well as would-be entrepreneurs… can be read from front to back, or the building blocks and chapters can stand on their own"

The Villager

"If your company is not doing well, read this book to discover at least one new thing you can start doing tomorrow to make things better. If you are thinking about starting a company, read this book to know how a well-run company operates. If you are looking for a job, read this book to know how award-winning companies treat their employees."

—Cathleen S. Burns, owner and consultant, Creative Action Learning Solutions, LLC

"Artfully captures Salonek’s decades of leadership achievements and details repeatable steps that we all can take to improve our business results. Read the book, learn the secrets and enjoy the fruits of winning in the marketplace."

—Steve Schmidt, president, AbeTech Bar Code & RFID Solutions

"This collection of 100 steps is like a bottle of vitamins for business leaders. . . . Take one a day and your business will grow stronger."

—Kari Bjorhus, Fortune 500 company executive

"You could spend a year reading the top 100 business books and not come away with as much as an afternoon spent reading this book."

—Thomas W. Schaefer, CEO and president, Master Coating Technologies

This book makes you reflect on your own values about running a business. It’s fantastic for the busy entrepreneur because it can be digested in small bites or full chapters."

—Amy Scherber, founder and president, Amy’s Bread

"Practical, nuggets of advice—from "hiring slow" to "motivating high performers"—with quick takeaways in downloadable form. You can also quickly access meaningful templates and guides to help implement these ideas."

—Tom Goodmanson, president and CEO, Calabrio, Inc.

"Well-researched and insightful . . . a practical guide for personal and professional success. It is a must read for anyone looking to build and grow their business."

—Stephen Yoch, attorney, speaker, and author of Becoming George Washington

"Quickly brings together the most important points of running a successful business. I will keep the The 100 close by for reference, inspiration, and affirmation on a daily basis."

—Steve De Vries, president and CEO, Showcore

"Clear, digestible, readily implementable action items with practical tips, specific recommendations, and supporting tools. . . . A must read for both seasoned and aspiring executives."

—Paula S. Weber, PhD, professor of management, St. Cloud State University

Praise for Tom Salonek’s new book, The 100: Building Blocks for Business Leadership, is in!

Intertech named a 2016 top-five "Best Workplace" in tech category by Fortune