• Construction Management Career Jumpstart

    Just as the battery in your car may need a jump start from time to time, each of us might need a jumpstart in our careers to aid our ability to move forward. The first time someone needs support […]

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  • 2021- What a Year!

    That isn’t a typo.  You either glanced at this with anticipation to what you will be thankful for when 2021 comes to a close with a glass half-full, or you read it and saw a glass half empty, with […]

    2 weeks ago, by
  • Would You Give Four Hours a Month?

    My husband and I often reminisce about our many mentors—formal and informal—who have shaped our careers by being a sounding board, educating us on the nuances of the industry, and guiding us to the right people to answer our […]

    1 month ago, by
  • The Last Weeks

    At the end of the year, do you ever say, “I am never going to let that happen again” or “I’m not going to do that again”, only to find that history seems to repeat itself?  I know I […]

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  • Gambling with Livelihood

    “Livelihood” is the means by which someone is given to generate income to care for themselves and others under their provision.  There is a famous quote by Epictetus that says, “It is impossible for a man to learn what […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Compare Your Similarities to Better Define Your Differentiators

    Construction is a unique yet truly diversified industry, because no two companies can be exactly the same. Though companies compete in the same market segments with one another, the make-up of leadership, staff and the overall business model will […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Celebrating History – The Best is Yet to Come!

    Have you ever received one of those nostalgic books that take you back in time to see what was happening the year you were born, the year you graduated, or another memorable year in time?  The book I came […]

    3 months ago, by
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness 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 12.38% of the overall loan program.  For the most part, we have heard companies using their PPP monies responsibly. […]

    3 months ago, by
  • Trusting You to Get the Project Built

    The construction market in Florida has thankfully sustained momentum through the pandemic, although with the exception of certain markets and segments hit hard by the restrictions and precautions enacted since March.  Oftentimes contractors who work primarily in the private […]

    3 months ago, by
  • Employment Turnover – Good, Bad and Necessary

    Last week, I interviewed a construction manager who previously worked on a Trump Organization project.  This organization ought not to be confused with “The Trump Group” developers, who have no relation to our sitting President or to his family. […]

    3 months ago, by
  • Opinion vs. Fact

    “You don’t know what you don’t know” Often when we interview candidates, the client for whom we are conducting the interview will ask us, “Does he recognize what he doesn’t know?” That is the client’s way of asking if […]

    4 months ago, by
  • 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 and Florida rank as having the highest number of cases.  New York has more than 30% fewer cases, but […]

    4 months ago, by
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