• 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. […]

    10 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    10 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    11 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    11 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    12 months ago, by
  • 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 [...]
    12 months ago, by
  • The Executive Match

    Quite often we interview candidates who have received executive titles from their current or previous employers, yet are nevertheless not a match for a company who can offer the candidate more structure and security. This arises for a number […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Stress and Your Career

    I have battled Rheumatoid Arthritis for over a decade now. The onset of the disease occurred at the same time as being prescribed the incorrect medication for a Vitamin D deficiency.  My original symptoms arose from overachieving at work […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Project Delays and Your Career

    This quarter, we interviewed a candidate who is in the prime of his career, but who is currently assigned to a project that is severely delayed due to both design and financial challenges.  He shared with us how he […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Boots to Boardroom

    According to a recent article from the AGC, although unemployment continues to be very low, we should encourage students to consider the option of a trade career.  This is because trade careers provide income to students who work while […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Creating Independence

    As my husband John and I worked together to plan our annual 4th of July celebration (which is also his birthday), I was overcome with thoughts of thankfulness, both for living in the land of the free, and also […]

    1 year ago, by
  • The Leader of the Pack – From Super Superintendent to Field Operations

    This week, newly-promoted FLCC Operations Manager Ryan Stone and I attended a workshop in Fort Lauderdale entitled “Transitioning to Supervisor”.  The purpose of the instruction was to teach team members to adjust to becoming department leaders.  After a full […]

    1 year ago, by