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Blog 2018-04-06T15:32:30+00:00

Honing Habits

Peggy talks with author of The Leader Habit and CEO of Pinsight, Martin Lanik, who says he chose the word habit because most of our daily behavior is influenced by habit. He asks: What if leadership was a habit and how can you develop positive habits as a leader?

By | 7/17/2018|

Raising the Grade

Peggy chats with Kristina Swallow, president, American Society of Civil Engineers, about our nation’s infrastructure and its grade of a D+. Swallow explains that the ASCE sees three solutions that can help solve this: investment, leadership, and planning for the future.

By | 7/11/2018|

The Secret to the Skilled Labor Shortage

Roughly 82% of firms say it will either become harder or remain difficult to recruit and hire qualified workers in 2018. This is because of a culture shift that has been happening for more than 30 years.

By | 7/10/2018|

Investing in Infrastructure

Many countries across the globe are looking at how to invest in infrastructure, rebuilding technologically advanced cities, with smarter homes, schools, hospitals, energy, and more. Construction professionals are tasked with building—and ultimately maintaining—the infrastructure.

By | 7/3/2018|

Are Materials Becoming Smarter?

For those of you who follow this blog regularly, you know that I have been honing in on smart, connected jobsites lately. Last week, I kicked off a new series identifying the best ways to help connect the jobsite, focusing on workers. Up this week, materials.

By | 6/5/2018|

Equipping Smart Workers in Construction

There has been a lot of talk lately about smart, connected jobsites—which encompasses everything from tools, to equipment, to workers, and even materials. For the next few weeks, I want to focus on a few of these areas to identify the best way to help connect the jobsite. First up, workers.

By | 5/29/2018|