The Power of Vision

You have heard Dennis and Wayne talk about leadership in their blogs many times. After over 20 years of working with construction executives and developing strategic plans, what kind of leadership observation would knock Dennis for a loop? Watch Digging Deeper this...

Learning from Failure

Every contractor fails sometimes. Maybe it’s failing to hit a goal, a project doesn’t meet your customer’s standards, or a trade partner relationship becomes rocky. No matter how great the company and its leaders, every contractor experiences failure at some level....

Building High Trust Teams in a Low Touch World

We all know trust is vital to building and sustaining effective teams, but it’s especially challenging in the new normal hybrid work environment. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares actionable tips for improving trust and performance on your teams. We’d...

What Employees Want vs. What Employers Want

Wayne talked about The Great Resignation in a recent blog. With the dramatic increase in people quitting their jobs, contractors are finding it more difficult than ever to attract and retain top talent. This week in Digging Deeper, Dennis shares three simple ideas...

The Power of the Handshake

Ever wonder why the tradition of the handshake has proven so durable? Reputedly it began in Greece in the fifth century B.C.E. as a demonstration of trust – “Look, neither of us is carrying a weapon!” The simple handshake is an amazing trust generator. Watch Digging...

Up Your Risk Management Game

The supply chain and inflation crises have forced most contractors to re-evaluate their risk mitigation efforts. How do you meet price and schedule targets in a time when both are, practically speaking, unmanageable? Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis emphasizes...