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Waste: Why It Occurs and How to Reduce It On Each Project You Build | Ep. 145

Waste seems inevitable when it comes to construction projects. But why does it occur? And how can you reduce it? Shane Saltzgiver — founder and CEO of VEC, joins us today to discuss how we can reduce waste in our construction projects with the use of technology. We also talk about the following points: • Why…

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How to Stop Being Overwhelmed and Start Being Effective | Ep. 144

When you get appointed into new positions or get promoted to a new role, you may feel overwhelmed. Why is that? Weren’t you hired or promoted in the first place because of your capability? After getting off a call with one of my executive coaching clients, I decided to record this short video and talk…

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How Leaders Encourage Innovation and Squelch Needless Conformity | Ep. 143

One of the most dangerous things that a leader can say is “we’ve tried this before and it didn’t work.” It’s so crucial for an organization to have team members who are innovative enough to bring new ideas to the table. Especially if you’re someone who’s been inside the box for so long, it’s refreshing…

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ESOP Excellence: An Insider’s View of Executing an Employee Ownership Plan | Ep. 142

ESOP Excellence An Insider's View of Executing an Employee Ownership Plan

What does it take to execute an ESOP successfully?  To get a clear perspective about this topic, I talk with Herb Sargent, the President and CEO of an ESOP, Sargent Corporation, a construction company based in Maine. This podcast addresses some of the following essential points:  ● the importance of distinguishing your runway for ownership…

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How Shrewd Construction Companies Use Tech to Build Better Projects | Ep. 141

How Shrewd Construction Companies Use Tech to Build Better Projects

The General Contractor of the future will be successful based on their ability to identify, evaluate and implement new technologies.  In 2017, computing power became sufficient to open up the doors for some of the toughest challenges in Construction to be addressed by software solutions. Billions of dollars of venture capital poured into tech start-up…

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How to Create Incentive Programs That You and Your Employees Will Love | Ep. 140

How to Create Incentive Programs That You and Your Employees Will Love

Incentive programs are powerful tools for motivating employees to deliver amazing results. But they also have the potential to encourage bad behaviors that are harmful to your company. What’s key is knowing how to create a well-structured program that aligns what your employee wants with what’s best for your company. Today’s episode is packed full…

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