• Slow Down, You Crazy Child

    How to Manage Your Workplace Style in Construction Management In 1977, Billy Joel released his fifth album called “The Stranger”. On that album was a song called “Vienna” that, at the time, was not a hit. Then, surprisingly, over […]

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  • The Workplace—Virtual and Reality

    The Importance of Virtual and Real-World Experience in Construction Management This weekend, I watched the new movie Gran Turismo, the true story of UK gamer Jann Mardenborough turned professional race car driver. He was one of the top ten […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Do You Love What You Do?

    Do You Enjoy Your Work? Saturday, I was at the hair salon, conversing with my stylist, the salon’s owner, about my new book and the conversations surrounding the topic since the recent book launch. While we talked, I observed […]

    8 months ago, by
  • Will You Help Me Celebrate?

    Celebrating Success as a First-Time Author If you subscribe to my blog, written weekly for the construction industry, or follow me on social media, then you might already know that on February 23rd of this year, I launched my […]

    9 months ago, by
  • Stinking Thinking

    Managing Workplace Thoughts and Attitudes In the book I am currently reading, the author shares: Sow a thought, reap an act. Sow an act, reap a habit. Sow a habit, reap a character. Certain things accompany certain roles within […]

    9 months ago, by
  • Are You a Titlist?

    Golfer or not, you most likely know the name Titleist and its simple, elegant script logo. The history, dating back to 1932, of the brand, the logo, and the parent company’s ability to stay in the number one spot […]

    10 months ago, by
  • Heart and Hands to Help Rebuild

    Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms in US history, made landfall on the West Coast of Florida and again in the Carolinas. Hurricane Ian caused mass destruction and wiped out entire communities while its outer bands and […]

    1 year ago, by
  • How Do You Like Middle Management?

    If you are a construction management professional, whether at assistant level project management, field management, project administrator or any title below director and above tradesman, like it or not, you are middle management! Just look at your company’s organizational […]

    1 year ago, by
  • On Top of Your Game!

    In sports when an athlete is playing their chosen sport at their highest level, it is referred to as “on top of their game.” Thesaurus.com lists synonyms for “on top of your game” as going places, on top of […]

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