Four Habits to Maximize the Effects of Recognition

Many of your employees, as much as we all wish this weren’t the case, take compensation and benefits for granted. After all, they can get competitive pay at any construction company, right? How then do you set yourself apart as a contractor that genuinely values...

The Seductiveness of “NO”

A distressed contractor called us with a sticky situation: he and his business partner were deadlocked over an issue, and every time he went to him with a pathway beyond deadlock, the partner replied, “NO!” Why are there so many people in organizations who reflexively...

It’s Time to Retire – Or Is It?

Where did the “normal retirement age” of 65 come from? Does retirement mean you hang up your spurs and leave the workforce completely opting instead for a state of permanent vacation? What do some of the greatest thinkers of all time have to say about retirement? Tune...

Trillion Dollar Coach

How did a 39 year old failed football coach become a high tech CEO and ultimately a Trillion Dollar Coach? What made Bill Campbell unique, and why did the founders of Apple and Google not to mention the CEOs of many other name-brand companies hold him in such...