• Fifty by Fifty

    February is the month for the Construction Angels Gala.  Construction Angels is a loving non-profit who’s directors are on call 24/7 to assist when the unimaginable occurs: a construction fatality. The gala serves as a means by which to […]

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  • 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 [...]
    2 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    5 months ago, by
  • In Honor and Remembrance

    This weekend, most people working in construction will have a long weekend to celebrate Memorial Day, and honor in our hearts those who died serving our country. Growing up, I remember spending Memorial Day weekend visiting cemeteries where my [...]
    9 months ago, by
  • Lead Your Team to Success in the Zone!

    For over two decades Suzanne Breistol and her network of qualified industry professionals have been working together to help individuals in the construction industry grow their careers. Below is an overview of some of the many programs that Construction [...]
    11 months ago, by
  • SMART Goals

    What is a SMART goal? How do you write an effective SMART goal? It’s never too late to look at your life and ask yourself “Is my life really how I want it to be?” Each new day can represent […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Eight Years Later

    Earlier this week I had lunch with newly married Kristi Gibbs, Founder of Construction Angels. For those of you not familiar with Construction Angels, they are a National Non-Profit Organization created to provide immediate financial assistance and grief counseling […]

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  • A Heart and Hands to Help

    Just a few days ago on Wednesday, October 10th, one of the most powerful storms in US history made landfall and struck the Florida Panhandle. Hurricane Michael caused mass destruction and wiped out the entirety of Mexico Beach, Florida [...]
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  • COMPENSATION Allegory

    Career - A job is what you do to earn compensation.  A career is what you build to increase the value of your compensation. Building requires new materials to stand the test of time. Offer - An offer does [...]
    2 years ago, by
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