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How Contractors and Architects Build Positive, Profitable Partnerships with Marilyn Moedinger, AIA | Ep. 196

A construction contractor’s relationships with project partners make or break a project You want to make money but your relationship with your partners can hinder this. Without the right mindset, architects and contractors can have a toxic relationship that leads to a “cash-burning” project. That’s the bad news. The good news? There is a unique…

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How to Build Confidence in Your Direct Reports | Ep. 195

How to Build Confidence in Your Direct Reports, Construction Genius Podcast, Construction Leadership, Employee Development.

Building a better company is difficult, a strong team makes it easier. A strong team is essential to your success. Building one requires time, investment, and empathy. In return, as your business grows, you’ll have dedicated and effective direct reports who continue to grow their skills and confidence. In this episode, you will discover how…

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Plant Your Flag! How Clarity, Conviction and Care Drive Business Success | Ep. 194

Mike Forsum, LandSea Homes

When the economy shifts, the construction industry feels it.  Less projects in the pipeline can lead to frustration and slow growth.   Only certain companies are well equipped for this shift in the market.  Some companies, however, will go out of business.   The good news is there’s a way to position your company for every market…

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How to Structure One-to-One Meetings To Improve Communication and Project Performance | Ep. 193

Meetings are often seen as a waste of time. Leaders say it’s “busy work” that gets you no results when you could be focusing on a deadline. That’s the “old way” of looking at meetings. Meetings, if conducted correctly can increase your leverage. They allow you to multiply your efforts and identify problems before they…

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How to Build Trust, Efficiency and Profit in Construction | Ep. 192

Many activities in the construction industry keep your team doing growth-restricting busy work. And you know what? There’s a simple solution:  Most busy work and inefficiency are caused by a lack of trust within companies. With the rise in labor prices and materials, this “busy work” can eat up your profits quickly.   But technological improvements…

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How Area Managers Shift from Building Projects to Leading Teams | Ep. 191

  When project managers shift roles to lead people, they get overwhelmed with their new responsibilities.   The main issue is mindset.  Most end up managing projects and doing the same tasks as they did before.  This can quickly lead you away from your main goals as a leader and make you fail at your new…

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