Groom if You Want to Grow Your People!

Finding and nurturing future leadership talent is a primary concern for most contractors. How can today’s leaders train and retain your top talent? And how can you get them the critical knowledge they need to be able RUN YOUR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (not manage projects,...

The Paradox of Perspective

Conflict, sadly, seems to be a way of life in the modern construction world. Since we know it will occur, wouldn’t it be smart to have a ready-made pathway on which to walk as you seek resolution? What can you do to help deal effectively with conflicts on the jobsite,...

Using a Punch List EFFECTIVELY!

The goal of any punch list is to ultimately get to zero and close the project out successfully. But how do you get there with no misunderstandings? The key is getting all parties to agree to reasonable standards and to apply the standards consistently. Watch Digging...

Choosing the Right Successor

Choosing the right successor can never be considered lightly. The confluence of generational differences, varying leadership styles, candidate capabilities, and organizational needs adds to the stunning complexity of making the right decision. Perhaps the...

Be Where Your Feet Are!

Whether you’re combing through a budget, reviewing shop drawings, or sweating over a bid, it’s exceedingly hard to be fully engaged; you just have so many different and important things to do! What’s the best tip for successfully managing the many different tasks you...

Culture at the Jobsite

Great contractors invest plenty of time on creating a positive company culture because it permeates every aspect of the business. Great companies have great cultures which allow them to attract the best people, customers, etc. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis...