It’s a Wonderful Life

“It’s a Wonderful Life” If you haven’t seen the classic Jimmy Stewart movie, please do! SPOILER ALERT: we give away the ending in this blog! What REALLY makes for a successful life? How do we get what George Bailey had in the movie; how do we achieve...

Be Mindful of Your Words

A member in Texas didn’t quite understand from where the confusion was coming. He had turned over management to his son and very capable management team, but his casual, even offhand comments created quite a stir. People jumped to take action on the founder’s comments...

In Today’s Business World, What Do Leaders WEAR?

Did you know the best year for dry cleaners was 1996? That’s when “casual Fridays” began to catch on; it wasn’t long before every workday was business casual. Then in 2020, the way we clothe ourselves for work changed dramatically again as Covid caused many, maybe...

Three PROFOUND Questions

Contractors toil long and hard at their jobs. Sometimes the thankless, hurry-up, “what have you done for me lately?” nature of construction causes people to become myopic: “I just want to get through this week, Wayne! I’ll worry about next week and next month when...

Ditch Diggers

This week we are featuring, with his permission of course, a powerful poem and video by a young man named Eric Borden. We first saw this at an AGC Convention, and among the few thousand attendees, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. We’d like to hear what you think...