07
31
20

Just saw they cancelled the NC State Fair in October AND the Raleigh Christmas Parade.

In other words, there is little optimism that this freaking COVID thing will have improved much in the next 5 months.

Beyond depressing, this is a major wake up call.

Wake up and do TWO things if you have not done them already

FIRST, get training scheduled. MANY contractors put all that on hold for the past few months and are now moving forward. This compressed schedule with more demand will put trainer availability at a premium. I don’t care what you commit to – live or virtual – or live with a virtual back up but time is running shorter than you think. Couple this demand with the usual off-season demand and you may be left out.

Second, time for some serious scenario planning. Gather your leadership team for this exercise

COVID-19 Becomes the new normal!

Imagine a future where no vaccine is effective against COVID and the virus presents a new threat to everyday life.

  1. How do we differentiate ourselves as a contractor better suited to successfully build projects in this new age than our competitors?
  2. What changes in your everyday personal life and work life are needed to protect yourself, your family and your employees physically and mentally healthy in these new conditions?

Hope is not a method and people are your best profit strategy. What will you do to move forward.


Developing Construction Leaders is What We Do.

Keynotes, Live Workshops, Interavtive Virtual Learning & Personal One-On-One Coaching.

Learn MoreContact Us Today

07
28
20

Every year various business journals and consulting firms have their Top places to work contests. While the details may vary, a bit, the general thrust is the same.

Do you ever wonder what it takes to be one of the best places to work in the country. Specifically, what does it take to be a top contractor to work for? Stop wondering. I found out.

I have interviewed ten of these firms over the past few weeks and have more on the schedule to talk to. The first two of these conversations are on YouTube now. More to come.

A few hints for you and we will go deep in the coming months.

Great culture is not an accident. It takes work

Family feel.

Clear values with leaders who walk the talk

Mentoring

Bench strength – which is a lot easier when people don’t leave

And the payoff? Is this effort worth it? People stay. They get better and safer at what they do and that flows to the bottom-line.

People are your best profit strategy.


Developing Construction Leaders is What We Do.

Keynotes, Live Workshops, Interavtive Virtual Learning & Personal One-On-One Coaching.

Learn MoreContact Us Today