• The Building of Saint Patrick’s Cathedrals, New York

    Recently, while watching the preemptory to the new movie about the life of St. Patrick entitled “I Am Patrick”, I remembered there are two St. Patrick Cathedrals in New York City.  The original, formally called The Basilica of St. […]

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  • Workplace Love Language

    This past week, my assistant’s children spent a day at FLCC doing virtual school because of construction underway at their home.  At one point during the day, I looked out from my office to see her little girl in […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Looking Beyond Your Nose

    This is that time of year when the lights shine bright.  One of our family traditions is to set up a display of the Rudolph figurines.  Last year we finally added Bumble to the set when a friend of […]

    4 months ago, by
  • Construction Appreciation Week

    Twenty-five years ago, I wrote the construction love poem.  At the time, I had moved out of the field and began helping construction executives and construction professionals connect together for the right career match. I remember listening to the […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Memorial Day – Not just a day off from work 

    Growing up in the northeast, Memorial Day weekend represented for me a day of accompanying my parents and grandmothers to the cemeteries to remember and plant flowers around the headstones of loved ones.  Weather prevailing, we would usher in […]

    11 months ago, by
  • Learning from the Past for a Better Future

    A couple of years ago, when Daniele came to me suggesting we switch from a monthly newsletter to a weekly blog, my first thought was, “fifty-plus articles per year.”  Now coming into the close of the second year of [...]
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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 […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Construction Managers – 26 Things to be Thankful for at Work

    A – Architects A picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine building anything of significance without plans and specifications. B – Baselines Imagine what a project is like without them.  Everyone would be on time, within scope and budget, for […]

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  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    With modern life moving faster than ever, Thanksgiving gives us a day to take a collective breath, reconnect with loved ones and remember just how much we have to be thankful for. At Florida Construction Connection we are thankful [...]
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  • A Day at the Range

    On Saturday, I joined a group of friends at an advanced handgun safety class in “Gun World”.  I grew up around guns—mainly rifles for target practice—and although I was not a hunter, hunting season was a big deal in […]

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  • Everyday Construction Appreciation

    Early this morning, while outside for quiet time before the day entered into full gear, a hawk in full splendor flew by me.  The spiritual meaning of a hawk flying by symbolizes among several things “an underlying and divine […]

    2 years 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 […]

    2 years ago, by
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