Selecting and Winning the Right Work

If you’re like most contractors, even the largest ones, most of your business development effort comes just before your presentation is due or the project nears award. The hurry up and rush nature of BD can easily cause a contractor to develop myopia and miss big...

Re-recruit Your Employees

Every contractor is experiencing challenges around recruiting and retaining quality employees. This week in Digging Deeper, Dennis shares an interesting perspective on how to battle both the competition and The Great Resignation. We’d love to hear what is working for...

The Top Habits of Successful Project Managers

Why is it that some project managers are more successful than others? What do they do differently from those who are merely average? Dennis’ short answer: it’s all about cultivating habits that make their jobs easier and more efficient. Watch Digging Deeper this week...

Build The Backlog

Backlog may be the best “leading indicator” for a contractor’s health. Backlog today, however, isn’t quite the same as it was in the old hard dollar bid days; jobs take longer to start and to execute. In other words, you need MORE backlog today to assure your future...