New Strategies for Changes in the Construction Industry Interview with Sam SpataHost: Ted Garrison
“The issue is not that our buildings haven’t gotten better or that we haven’t gotten more productive. I think the real problem is that because we are in a cyclic industry a gap widens up in every recession and owners expect more but the industry is able to deliver less because we are fighting for survival,” declares Sam Spata, a principal in Perkins & Will. Listen as Spata explores this and other critical issues facing the construction industry.
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 00:00
The Seven Questions of Business Strategy Interview with Norm LevyHost: Ted Garrison
“The CEO or chief executive of a company should not sit at home and develop their plan and give it to everyone - that’s not going to yield consensus. The only true way is to get people involved,” reports Norm Levy, a leading business strategist. Listen to Levy expand on building consensus and how to use seven key questions to develop a company strategy.
Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00
Seize Opportunities! Through Discovery Driven Growth Interview with Professor Rita McGrathHost: Ted Garrison
One of the things we are seeing is that companies that are successful in these really turbulent times have a pipeline of opportunities at all times, reports Columbia Business School Professor Rita McGrath. Listen to her explain how to stimulate growth in your company even during these difficult times.
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00
The One-Hour Plan for Growth: It's Not That Complicated Interview with Joe CalhoonHost: Ted Garrison
“If you allow people to think like leaders in the planning process, they are going to act like leaders in the achievement process,” declares Joe Calhoon, President of PriorityAdvantage™. To learn how to grow your business, listen to Calhoon’s powerful advice.
Tuesday, 15 February 2011 00:00
Why JOC? Interview with Rick FarragHost: Ted Garrison
The biggest benefit from JOC is the long-term relationship it builds, reports Rick Farrag, the Chairman of the Center for Job Order Contracting Excellence and director of operations of KBR. He added that JOC works because the owner and the contractor work together to establish the scope of work. To learn more about JOC listen to his complete interview.