The Gift of Storyworth

As your employees leave – especially the ones who leave under positive circumstances – they carry with them lifetimes of precious knowledge and skills that are tremendously difficult to replace. The transfer of knowledge over time is one of the keys for creating...

Building a Better Employee Experience

Every interaction your employees have at work – whether in the office, jobsite, or in between – contributes to their cultural viewpoint of working with you. In an era of workplace upheaval, it is more important than ever for leaders to focus on engineering...

How to Be Empathetic When You’re Not Empathetic

Construction leadership jobs are harder than ever! Not only must you continually do all the things CEOs have always done (driving volume and margins, business development, retaining and acquiring talent, assuring safety, assuring customer satisfaction, etc.), now we...

Stress and Burnout

Has there ever been a more chaotic, stressful construction environment? While you can’t magically eliminate stress from the workplace, there are measures you can take to help your people. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares four ways you can help your...

The Thorny Issue of Legacy Employees

If your construction company has been around for a while, you have legacy employees who helped you grow your business but, being brutally honest, don’t contribute to your efforts as much today. You may even have employees who can’t keep up with all the changes you’ve...

Goals vs. Forecast

What’s the difference between a goal and a forecast? What goes into good goal setting, and what’s the purpose? As for forecasting, what’s the definition, why do contractors need robust forecasting capabilities, and what is the purpose? Please tune in this week as...

“What’s Your Biggest Job?”

At the Travelers Leadership Conference, we heard over and over that in 2022 most contractors will be bidding their biggest jobs ever! That set us thinking… What’s REALLY your biggest job? Our answer might be different from yours! Please tune in this week as Wayne...

Job Site Culture

Every construction company has a culture – either by design or by default – and the same applies to every job site. That’s right, every job site has a unique culture of its own. If that’s the case, what are the best practices for developing and improving culture at...