A Whole New Mind for the Construction Industry Interview with Daniel PinkHost: Ted Garrison
The world is changing. This means the construction industry and those in it must change. Daniel Pink reports while the analytical skills of the left-brain are essential, they are no longer sufficient. We need to combine them with the creative right brain side of the mind – in essence; we need a whole brain approach. You can’t afford not to listen to this interesting discussion with Daniel Pink.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 00:00
Why Focusing on Sustainability is Good for Contractors Interview with Dick BusHost: Ted Garrison
“There is nothing that is revolutionary, everything is evolutionary, so it all takes time, but we will evolve and produce more and more energy efficient products for all buildings in this country,” reports the president of ATAS International, Dick Bus. Listen to Bus offer a practical approach to sustainability for contractors.
Tuesday, 26 April 2011 00:00
Strategic Planning What Works, What Doesn't Interview with Dr. Pete JohnsonHost: Ted Garrison
Too many people believe that in a rapidly changing environment strategic planning is a waste of time; however Dr. Pete Johnson responds that, “strategy works because of change and it doesn’t become a barrier.” Listen as Johnson explains what works and doesn’t work in the area of strategic planning.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011 00:00
10 Ways to Minimize the Legal Pitfalls of Sustainable Design and Construction Interview with Angela Richie Stephens Host: Ted Garrison
If you have a third party that is going to have to approve something and you have no control over them, you must be very careful about what you let them approve or you could be in trouble, advises attorney Angela Stephens. To learn how to protect yourself from the legal pitfalls in sustainable design listen to Stephens’ advice.
Tuesday, 22 February 2011 00:00
How Contractors Can Receive the Price for the Value They Deliver Interview with Steve LishanskyHost: Ted Garrison
If you want to get away from competing on price you must increase the value you deliver to the client. Steve Lishansky, founder of Optimize International offers strategies to do just that. In today’s hypercompetitive marketplace every contractor should listen to this interview.