O Captain My Captain

O Captain My Captain

O Captain My Captain Cruise Ship The Captain/Master of a large ocean liner does not steer the ship; that’s the Helmsman. He doesn’t navigate; that’s the First Officer. He doesn’t manage the deck staff; that’s the Bosun, or Boatswain. He doesn’t maintain the engines;...
PDP – Professional Development Program

PDP – Professional Development Program

PDP Professional Development Program (planning) Construction professionals have a limited view of professional development–seeing it as training, a means of keeping up-to-date, or a way to build a career. A Professional Development Program is much more. It is:...
The Impact of Beliefs

The Impact of Beliefs

The Impact of Beliefs   Perhaps no other single factor has a greater impact on the management of construction concerns than the unexamined beliefs held by senior management. What we believe to be true, (whether it is or not), affects every choice we make. And our most...
Beyond Covid Part 4

Beyond Covid Part 4

Beyond COVID Part 4 Executing Change   If you have filled out your “Self-Analysis” and scored your company against the most successful companies, you are probably considering making some changes. Change is Difficult Simplar’s research into over 350 different...
Construction May Be Our Long-Term Salvation

Construction May Be Our Long-Term Salvation

Construction May Be  Our Long-Term Salvation Any hope that the coronavirus pandemic would quickly diminish, and the world’s economy would soon be getting back to business as usual, has evaporated. While the pandemic seemed to have been controlled in some states that...