Learn and Adopt LEAN

Lean has been a buzzword in construction for years now. With today’s supply chain disruptions, it may seem Lean is out the window. On the other hand, it might be that this is the best opportunity ever to embrace Lean and its efficient production concepts. Watch...

Succession – Now Is The Time

Succession planning is daunting to most contractors, and plans don’t materialize overnight. It takes time to select and train NextGen leaders. When is the right time to begin succession planning? NOW! Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis talks about...

Tips for Better Communication

Communication sounds like it should be easy and instinctive, but all too often our communications go astray. Are there some fairly simple rules we can follow to improve messages both given and received? Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis talks about two rules of...

Passion and Pride

Passion – and, alternatively, a lack of passion! – is contagious. Contractors today lament that their people don’t have that old fashioned work ethic. If you want to have a passionate, inspired workforce, you must understand that “attitude reflects leadership!” Watch...

Engage Your Top Team

In today’s competitive labor market, retaining your top talent is more challenging than ever. What’s the secret to keeping your best people even as other employers try to poach them? Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis discusses how to engage with and retain your...

Never a Better Time for Strategic Planning!

An unexpected outgrowth of the pandemic is that it has allowed so many members (as well as Dennis himself!) to rethink life and legacy goals. Now that the disruption of the past 18 months is ever so slowly receding, it is the perfect time to develop/review/refresh...