• The Leader of the Pack – From Super Superintendent to Field Operations

    This week, newly-promoted FLCC Operations Manager Ryan Stone and I attended a workshop in Fort Lauderdale entitled “Transitioning to Supervisor”.  The purpose of the instruction was to teach team members to adjust to becoming department leaders.  After a full […]

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  • The Super Superintendent

    “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”: a phrase coined by Benjamin Franklin long before the Superintendent title existed. The advice presented in this axiom is certainly taken up by those whom our […]

    2 years ago, by
  • An Email and Text from Your Boss

    Again this week, we had an employer tell us that one of their new employees, unfortunately, was duped by the gift card scam. If you are not familiar with how the con works, Knowbe4, cyber security specialists, have an [...]
    3 years ago, by
  • The Second Spouse Syndrome

    “I worked for a small construction company and they had cash flow issues.” I never want to work for a small company again. “I worked for a big company and they didn’t care about their employees.” I never want […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Value and Worth in the Workplace

    There is a popular social media post that often accompanies someone’s rough day at work or a separation from their employer. The quote is: “Your value does not decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth” unknown author […]

    3 years ago, by
  • The Right Attitude – Weather or Not!

    Sitting in my backyard—enjoying the 75°F mid-November clear sky—makes the social media posts from family and friends of their recent snowfalls seem surreal. Having spent my first twenty-five years of life in the harsh New England winters, I can’t […]

    3 years ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 years ago, by
  • 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 [...]
    3 years ago, by
  • 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+ […]

    3 years ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 years ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 years ago, by
  • 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 […]

    3 years ago, by
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