The DNA of Leadership Interview with Bill Badger and Avi WiezelHost: Bruce D'Agostino
Avi Wiezel says that we have learned how to teach our students how to think. Bill Badger reports that they find the leadership model to be 35% more effective than the management model. To learn more about leadership listen to these two scholars from Arizona State University discuss this important issue.
Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
The Future of Infrastructure Financing Interview with Joseph AielloHost: Bruce D'Agostino
Utilizing private-public-partnerships (P3s) in the building of our nation’s infrastructure not only offers a process that private U.S. companies can compete on effectively, but it provides a better value for tax payer dollars, reports Joseph Aiello, a partner in Meridiam Infrastructure Managers. Listen to Aiello explain the ins and outs of P3s to address the financing challenges of our nation’s infrastructure.
Thursday, 12 January 2012 00:00
Professional Practice as the Key to CM Value Interview with Bill HeitzHost: Bruce D’Agostino
Bill Heitz, President of Heery International and Vice Chair of CMAA’s Board of Directors says that professionals combine two characteristics that are critical to increase the CM value - they follow industry standards and they constantly are looking out for the owner’s welfare. Listen to Heitz explain how the CM adds value for the owner.
Friday, 29 July 2011 00:00
Strategies for Managing Multiple Projects in a Tough Economy Interview with Harlan KellyHost: Bruce D’Agostino
Harlan Kelly, the assistant general manager of the infrastructure division of the San Francisco PUC describes the 10 year, $10 billion project he is overseeing to expand, renovate, and seismically retrofit the water/waste water system for the city and county’s 2.5 million residents.
Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00
Mentoring a New Generation of Construction Professionals Interview with Dr. Charles H. ThorntonHost: Bruce D'Agostino
ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program) founder Dr. Charles H. Thornton says that “the program is out performing every after school program in the United States, bar none.” Obviously we can attract people into the construction industry if we make it interesting. Listen to Thornton explain what they are doing and how you can help.