• Heads Up 

    I appreciate that my husband and I apprise each other when we have meetings or travel that alters our usual schedule or upcoming plans.  This same courtesy is something that should also be implemented in the workplace. Forwardly communicating […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Getting Better at the Same Job 

    Over fifty percent of candidates with whom we connect tell us they are “looking for growth”. When we ask them what growth looks like, they often state titles. For example, a project engineer will state that in 2 years […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Fallen Angels in Construction

    One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the United States, standing at 104 stories and 1776 feet tall. It was completed in 2014. The Willis Tower (formerly  Sears Tower, its name until 2009) is 108-stories, 1,450-feet tall and was […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Don’t Settle

    One Spring Break from college, our daughter brought her boyfriend home to meet us. After spending a week together with all of us, she asked me, “What do you think of ___?” All I said was that he was […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Seventy-Five Percent by 2025

    At a recent Work of Leaders workshop session, a client asked us to set aside time to discuss improving communication with the younger generation.  I asked my daughter Samantha if she would take the lead to co-facilitate this segment […]

    8 months ago, by
  • Mental Health and the Workplace

    If you have insurance with any of the major health insurance providers, when you log onto their web portal you will find resources to help not just your physical health, but also your mental health (which is not to […]

    8 months ago, by
  • Hire Local or Not?

    The Department of Economic Development reports the State of Florida at a 4.7% unemployment rate.  Thanks to the leadership in Tallahassee and the rest of the state for keeping businesses operational during the pandemic. Positions in construction management are not only […]

    8 months ago, by
  • A Seller’s Market

    The brokers at the West Palm Beach boat show this year spoke of a lack of inventory—and yet, thousands of boats are still on the market.  At car dealerships, one hears that inventory is low due to manufacturing shutdowns […]

    8 months ago, by
  • 2021 Florida Construction Industry Compensation- Vertical Building

    Job Seekers: If you are considering a new job look at the total compensation package; challenge, growth and stability of the position.  In addition, the track record of the employer should be evaluated.  Compare where you would be in […]

    8 months ago, by
  • Discerning Truth from Opinion – In the Workplace and in Life 

    On March 16th, Israeli archaeologists announced the discovery of sea scroll fragments containing Biblical text. The scripture that was pieced together spoke to discerning truth. The timing of this discovery is fascinating to me. We are exposed to so […]

    9 months ago, by
  • The Building of Saint Patrick’s Cathedrals, New York

    Recently, while watching the preemptory to the new movie about the life of St. Patrick entitled “I Am Patrick”, I remembered there are two St. Patrick Cathedrals in New York City.  The original, formally called The Basilica of St. […]

    9 months ago, by
  • Professional Characteristics of Exemplary Women in Construction

    During the first full week in March, many in the construction industry celebrate “Women in Construction Week”, an observance that dates back to 1960. Today, we have 10.3% of those working in the construction industry are women, and this […]

    9 months ago, by
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