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 employee efforts and contributions? How do you let people know that their work has significance and their contributions mean something?

Please tune in this week as Wayne talks about RECOGNITION as a competitive advantage and gives you four tips for how to use recognition correctly to inspire your people and maximize their engagement. What recognition ideas have worked well for you? Please share with us in the comments.

The Contractor Business Boot Camp starts up again on Feb. 9-10- 2023 in Raleigh. Don’t miss out! Enroll your high potential NextGen leaders now before the seats fill up. Contact Charlotte at for more information.

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