• Mental Health and the Workplace

    If you have insurance with any of the major health insurance providers, when you log onto their web portal you will find resources to help not just your physical health, but also your mental health (which is not to […]

    4 days ago, by
  • Hire Local or Not?

    The Department of Economic Development reports the State of Florida at a 4.7% unemployment rate.  Thanks to the leadership in Tallahassee and the rest of the state for keeping businesses operational during the pandemic. Positions in construction management are not only […]

    2 weeks ago, by
  • A Seller’s Market

    The brokers at the West Palm Beach boat show this year spoke of a lack of inventory—and yet, thousands of boats are still on the market.  At car dealerships, one hears that inventory is low due to manufacturing shutdowns […]

    3 weeks ago, by
  • 2021 Florida Construction Industry Compensation- Vertical Building

    Job Seekers: If you are considering a new job look at the total compensation package; challenge, growth and stability of the position.  In addition, the track record of the employer should be evaluated.  Compare where you would be in […]

    3 weeks ago, by
  • Discerning Truth from Opinion – In the Workplace and in Life 

    On March 16th, Israeli archaeologists announced the discovery of sea scroll fragments containing Biblical text. The scripture that was pieced together spoke to discerning truth. The timing of this discovery is fascinating to me. We are exposed to so […]

    4 weeks ago, by
  • Professional Characteristics of Exemplary Women in Construction

    During the first full week in March, many in the construction industry celebrate “Women in Construction Week”, an observance that dates back to 1960. Today, we have 10.3% of those working in the construction industry are women, and this […]

    1 month ago, by
  • Does Age Affect Esteem in the Workplace?

    I saw a broadcast following the Tampa Bay Superbowl win that discussed the relationship between Buccaneer teammates Gronkowski and Brady.  The commentator noted that Gronkowski made a point to say that he and Brady celebrate the Superbowl wins together, […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Action – Timing is Everything

    As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Never confuse motion with action.”  One of the eight priority scales that DiSC profile measures is Action.  In construction management, we always look for someone who has the ability to “make things happen”, as […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Educational, Entertainment or Expellant?

    Do you work or live with someone who often listens to something through an earpiece?  AirPods and similar devices are often so small that you can’t even tell most of the time if someone has them in their ears. […]

    2 months ago, by
  • New On The Job

    The topics of “personal insecurities” and “personal offenses“ have come up a lot this month. The interns with whom we are working seem especially concerned with saying and doing the right thing, and are highly critical of themselves.   We […]

    3 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 months ago, by
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