I’m in Las Vegas to present at ABC Institute and yesterday I had a little fun. After all my construction site visits, I finally got to operate a bull dozer! Vegas is home to Dig This! where they let you drive an excavator or a bulldozer. Check out these pics!
Many firms in the A/E/C (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) industry are changing the role of their business developers. Some companies are doing away with 100% business developers and going strictly to a seller-doer role where a technical team member does the client relationship. They are doing this based on feedback from clients and prospects that they want to...[Read More]
Two weeks ago, I went to SMPS Build Business a few days early to enjoy the local sites – Walt Disney World. While many things at Disney are secret, no amount of Disney magic can hide what they’re building in the newly revamped Fantasyland. The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train roller coaster is under construction at...[Read More]
We found this great infographic from Maxwell Systems about the state of the construction industry and it shows things are steadily rising. Original source – Maxwell Systems
I was looking through another old ENR issue, this one from February 25, 2013 and had a different take on the story. The article on the last page entitled “When Words Fall Short” is about safety and communication. Mid-article, Timothy Galarnyk writes, “While steel-toed work boots are not required for all construction professions, it is...[Read More]
Have you see these awesome ENR covers for the Top 400 Contractors and Top 500 Design Firms? Well done ENR!
I ran across some great quotes pertaining to Construction today. I thought you’d enjoy as well. It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. –David Allan Coe Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or...[Read More]
About this time last year Carol Hagen with Hagen Business wrote a great post listing the Top 30 LinkedIn Groups for Construction Business Development. I wanted to make this list available to our readers (by writing about it & linking to it), add a few of our favorites, and provide links to each of them. A/E/C Industry...[Read More]