• The Final Countdown

    November is here and well underway. We all have less than two full months before we usher in a new calendar year. Somehow—with our days and weeks already jam-packed—we make time for celebrating the holidays. Accompanied with these holidays […]

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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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  • Time Served or Time Well Spent?

    Quite often we have candidates that have worked in the construction industry emphasize their qualifications and value by stating how many years they have worked in the industry. We often hear a candidate tell us that they have 25+ […]

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  • Peer Groups at Work

    This year we had a vacancy in Accounting and HR within our company due to an employee moving out of the area. We evaluated our needs for this position and determined that the right person with the interest ability […]

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  • Fragile Ballerinas: Are you Antagonistic?

    Several times over the years clients have contracted us for DiSC coaching with project team members who are antagonizing to others. Three of these particular instances the employee had already pushed the other party’s buttons enough where it had become […]

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  • Communication Ping Pong

    Construction is an action result industry filled with people wired for action working in a business model driven by a schedule, balanced with quality and budget.  A good share of the projects over budget are due to people taking […]

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  • Micromanagement or Lack of Communication?

    After more than twenty years of coaching and staffing in the construction and development industries, I have noticed oftentimes when many people report to the same executive, one person will report that the executive is a micro-manager, while others […]

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  • You’re Stressing Me Out!

    All of us have inborn stressors. Each person’s stressors vary depending on how you profile. How and when we react to our inherent stress triggers, control our behavior towards stress and allow us to logically or illogically make business […]

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  • Likeability, Longevity or Meritocracy?

    Do you run a Meritocracy at your company? Once you do, it will be simple for you to answer the question I often ask employers regarding their uncertain employees. “Do they make you money, save you money or not? […]

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  • How are Your Communication Skills Construction?

    Sad to say we have many people in our workforce that were born and raised right here in the US that have less than acceptable written communication skills. Many employers when interviewing take a candidate’s word to their ability […]

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