Field manager handshake with an overlay image of a construction site
This past year, more than years past, we’ve had more superintendents and field managers want to leave self-performing contracting firms Read more
the words Humility and Confidence are balanced over a wooden sphere scale
This week we facilitated a class at FIU where we coached Construction Management and Engineering students on how to prepare Read more
cartoon of HR manager interviewing young man with text that says:
For all of us who own businesses and employ or have employed family members, we know the warnings people give Read more
back view of five construction workers with a disc profile dot pointing at each of them.
We all know the famous quote, “Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% of how you react Read more
middle aged construction manager woman on the phone at a construction site with a page turning to the same woman at the beach enjoying retirement
A recent quote on my Instagram feed said: I received the quote following a dinner with a candidate and friend Read more
worried construction executive on the phone saying
Our Career Coaches converse with people from the construction industry on a daily basis—from college age to retirement age, and Read more
construction manager at a construction site looks angry looking at his iPad
Anger is probably the most common emotion, yet I learned from a recent book written by a therapist that most Read more
aerial view of concrete foundation with the word career carved in
Tony, Michelle, Russ, Dom, Kathy, Jesus … and so many more construction management, administrative and accounting professionals come to mind Read more
CEO and COO illustration of hands joining with a construction site overlay on the background
My CEO coach was explaining the organizational chart, stating to me “you work through your leadership team, and you guide Read more
top view of construction manager on desk with blueprints
The open concept floor plan for offices took off in the 1960s to help foster communication and collaboration in the Read more
Serious Executive looking at the screen with a Dear John letter overexposed on the background.
During WWII, the term “Dear John letter” became popular when soldiers spent long periods away from home. These letters, written Read more
Developing Vulnerability to Advance Your Career
Patrick Lencioni’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team refers to the Pyramid of Truth. The foundation of the pyramid is Read more
onboarding employee
In business, the formal term for the time following offer and acceptance of a job is called onboarding. Formally defined Read more
Non-Compete, Non-Disclosure, Non-Solicitation
Noncompete, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure are all agreements employers implement as their company’s line of defense. They are most prominent in Read more
America celebrates the Fourth of July every year to commemorate the end of the Revolutionary War, our country’s freedom from Read more
I like working remote
In March 2020, with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone was facing new challenges. Employers in particular had to Read more
Fatherhood Qualities
Recently I was listening to a news segment entitled “The Family Behind Father’s Day”.From it I learned that although Father’s Read more
construction college degree
In the past few weeks, I’ve been receiving cards in the mail informing me of the graduations of friends and Read more
Soldier Strong
For Americans, Memorial Day should mean much more than a holiday off from work.  If it doesn’t, I encourage you Read more
Heads Up
I appreciate that my husband and I apprise each other when we have meetings or travel that alters our usual Read more
Getting Better at Same Job
Over fifty percent of candidates with whom we connect tell us they are “looking for growth”. When we ask them Read more