benchmarking
Construction is a unique yet truly diversified industry, because no two companies can be exactly the same. Though companies compete Read more
celebrating history
Have you ever received one of those nostalgic books that take you back in time to see what was happening Read more
Payment Protection Plan FAQ
Dear FLCC Subscribers, According to SBA.gov, 466,221 construction-related firms received a total of $64,568,137,994 in Paycheck Protection Program loans representing Read more
Trust to get project built
The construction market in Florida has thankfully sustained momentum through the pandemic, although with the exception of certain markets and Read more
employment turnover
Last week, I interviewed a construction manager who previously worked on a Trump Organization project.  This organization ought not to Read more
Fact vs. Opinion
“You don’t know what you don’t know” Often when we interview candidates, the client for whom we are conducting the Read more
The COVID Comeback
According to the CDC, there have been over 700,000 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., with 205,000 reported deaths.  California, Texas Read more
coaching for communication
Coaching helps highly functional people (teams of people) get to the next level so they can have a more meaningful Read more
construction appreciation
Twenty-five years ago, I wrote the construction love poem.  At the time, I had moved out of the field and Read more
working independently in construction
Our company’s Operations Department recently implemented the use of Microsoft Teams, a tool designed to assist with ensuring smooth communication, particularly Read more
on the bench
According to Webster Dictionary, the phrase “on the bench” can be applied to multiple situations, such as a judge presiding Read more
what's in it for me
Time Magazine’s cover for May 2013 was entitled, “The ME, ME, ME generation”. The article that accompanied it is about the Millennial generation, Read more
Vision with Alignment and Execution
Despite construction being classified as essential work, both the coronavirus and subsequent political unrest have jostled the industry.  Though this has exacerbated the usual uncertainty that is part of our industry even in normal times, Read more
head in the cloud - idioms
Recently one of my employees, a naturalized citizen with English as a well-mastered second language commented on the different idioms I use to ensure Read more
elections vote Richard DeNapoli
Not a day goes by in 2020 where both critics and supporters of our current US President seem to be Read more
habits
At Florida Construction Connection, we begin each week with an AHOD meeting.  “All Hands on Deck” meetings last an hour Read more
office cleanliness
COVID or no COVID, your office needs to maintain order and cleanliness to function properly and make the appropriate good Read more
Marketing coach and author Grant Cardone had a reality television series a few years ago entitled “Whatever it Takes”. The Read more
Culture of CARE
Associated General Contractors of America has launched a website called The Culture of CARE—buildculture.org. The Culture of CARE is challenging Read more
The protests presently calling to defund the police are fortunately not precipitating the elimination of the profession.  Instead, they are mostly looking into the profession for needed improvement in agencies across Read more
On Friday, the nation received encouraging news that 2.5 million jobs were added to the economy last month, causing the Read more