• The Hard Facts About Soft Skills in Construction

    An online business community learning platform known as Udemy, reports the top eight soft skills recommended for success in business in 2020 are the following: A “growth mindset”, creativity, focus mastery, innovation, communication skills, storytelling, culture awareness and critical […]

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  • Behaviors Matter

    This week, President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address.  Currently, social media is abuzz with various opinions on what he shared, how he delivered the message, and what the future of our country holds.  Although it […]

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  • Construction Compensation Contemplation

    It’s the time of year when calls are pouring in to request our annual compensation survey. One of the biggest trends we see developing in Florida is the raising of compensation packages in regions outside of southeast Florida. These had […]

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  • Quality, Quantity and Cost of People    

    The 2020 AGC/Sage Construction outlook survey just came out.  I attended the webinar in which they confirmed over 900 companies participated in the survey.  81% of the respondents said they are having staffing challenges.  The top 3 employer concerns […]

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  • Goals – Personal/Professional – How about Behavioral?

    Most of the time when setting resolutions for the New Year, we automatically set health and fitness goals like losing weight, eating better, or exercising more; or financial goals like making more money, saving more, or developing a budget. […]

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  • A Decade to Remember: Past and Future

    2020 is here! Most people in the construction industry don’t want to look back a decade to 2010. The recession was in full swing, opportunities were limited to certain project types, and companies of all sizes were competing for […]

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  • Give the Gift of Communication – It Keeps on Giving

    As we gather for our year-end festivities and express our gratitude for the people we work with, it is an excellent occasion to share the successes of the company with the team. In addition, the end of the year […]

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  • In, Out, and in Doubt

    This is that time of year.  Employees resign, employers lay off, and even if employment status doesn’t change, evaluations on performance from both sides fester in minds and hearts. The human internal clock seems to measure life by the […]

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  • Career and Hiring Control

    Why do some companies always seem to hire the right people every time?  My first CEO coach (when I just started building an organization at my company) pounded home to me the saying, “people for jobs, not jobs for […]

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  • Stability Attracts Stability – Yes Construction Managers, it Exists

    Aldous Huxley, Oxford graduate and author of more than fifty books, including Brave New World, Devils of Loudun and A Women’s Vengence known for an array of pithy sayings, one of which is, “No social stability without individual stability”. Another of his [...]
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