Hi Construction Nation, Welcome to DECEMBER 2023! The year is coming to an end and things are shifting for me in 2024. I will not be continuing my Lead with Trust Podcast, but instead I’ll be doing a monthly Professional Development Webinar for the International Partnering Institute. I hope you will join me as I share many best […]
Hi Construction Nation, Many people in the Construction industry, are baffled by what makes one project team unmistakably high performing, and another team with similar caliber members fall short of success? This has been a question I’ve studied for over 35 years. I wanted to know; how can we assure our projects succeed? The good […]
Hey Construction Nation, This month we continue our Bringing Women into Construction Series with Sue Weiler-Doke who lead a panel at the Construction Financial Management Association on Women in Construction. Join us to learn more about the insights her panel brought to light. In this podcast episode, we explore Sue and I discussed the transformation […]
Hey Construction Nation, I was on a project last week where we needed to add a crew so that we could get some work done before the weather hit. The contractor had to explain that he just didn’t have any more people to bring onto the job. I’m seeing more and more projects struggling with […]
Dear Construction Nation, Do you love to learn? I find learning to be exciting, creative, and pushes me to new levels… and new results! I suppose we all like to do what we love. I take many courses, listen to numerous podcasts, and read studies, magazines, books, and papers. I am always seeking to learn […]
Over the past year, I created aTrusted Leader Profile for you that is completely revamped and updated from an old version I was using. I am so excited to share this resource with you. The Trusted Leader Profile is an assessment..
You may think fear works; keeping people a little afraid to stay motivated. If you’re dictating to them what to do, they are likely to comply, but that does not mean they are following you.
If you are working towards trust, it is vital to understand what is on the other side. Naturally, you might ask, “what is the opposite of trust? The opposite of trust is fear. This means that fear and trust cannot coexist. As you look to improve the level of trust within your business, you must […]
25 years ago, I came across some research that I thought was so dramatic at the time. This research displayed the importance of cooperation, collaboration and co-creation, especially when they are built on a co-trust environment and paradigm. The research was this: there is a direct correlation between the level of trust and the cost […]
Last week I had mentioned arm wrestling and how it sets up an adversarial way of looking at each other. A way that prevents us from seeing what might be possible. I have been receiving questions like “how does that happen?” and “why does that happen in my business?” Well, it happens in an instant, […]