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Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Jan 23, 2023

We are at the beginning of what might be a rocky economic 2023. With the short-term future so unc...

Peer Group Open House

Jan 18, 2023

When it comes to learning and growing as a leader, being part of a peer group is considered one o...

Now Playing: No Time to Buy, Economic Outlook with Anirban Basu

Jan 03, 2023

This presentation supplies in-depth analysis of the major factors shaping economic outcomes, incl...

Leadership Economy
2022 Year-End Planning

Nov 28, 2022

2022 has continued to bring the same uncertainty as the past couple of years — with both familiar...

Budgeting & Planning Building Profits Risk Management Taxes Leadership
Building Support for Workers Through Recovery Friendly Workplaces

Nov 28, 2022

The consequences of substance misuse and addiction can be catastrophic in the workplace. Impairme...

Building Profits Mental Health/Suicide Prevention Risk Management Human Resources Leadership
2022 Industrialization Update: Evidence & Projections

Nov 28, 2022

The most notable continuing trends toward Industrialization of Construction® include new horizons...

Building Profits Risk Management Accounting Reporting Leadership
DEI Insights From Around the Industry

Nov 28, 2022

Placing priority on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is not just the right thing to do, but...

Building Profits Diversity & Inclusion Human Resources Leadership
Cash is King

Nov 14, 2022

For the duration of this disrupted market and potential for recession, move cash flow management ...

Clean Up Your Books

Oct 30, 2022

While operating the nation’s largest workout firm for sureties, I had occasion to audit the finan...


Oct 23, 2022

This post-COVID economic environment is not a normal market. It is a disorderly market that will ...

Productivity - The Only Way Out

Oct 09, 2022

There is a difference between cycles and trends. For example, the supply chain bottle neck caused...

Defense Mechanisms

Oct 03, 2022

Last week we renamed the impending "recession" being brought on by the Fed's interest rate battle...

Recession – Yes or No?

Sep 25, 2022

As the Fed uses interest rates to joust with inflation, everyone wants to know if we’re headed in...

Creating & Measuring a Robust Strategic Plan

Sep 23, 2022

Given the challenging labor market, rising inflation, increased construction demand, and volatile...

Leadership Building Profits Risk Management Budgeting & Planning
A Day in The Life of A "Best-In-Class" Contractor

Sep 19, 2022

We call contractors who fit the management profile that the Construction Company Self-Analysis Pr...

In the Eye of the Beholder

Sep 12, 2022

Wall Street investment advisors are beginning to act like contractors. Hedge fund managers now va...

Back To the Beginning

Sep 06, 2022

For 30 years I have been researching the causes of construction business failure. The study began...

The Next Normal

Aug 29, 2022

Long term “trends”, not temporary disruptions, are reshaping the construction industry. Last week...


Aug 22, 2022

For the past eight weeks we have been focusing on managing under disorderly market conditions. Th...

Building A Stable Organization from Within

Aug 15, 2022

Our industry’s skilled labor shortage is not new. It is just worse with the pandemic. A growing s...

Strategic Flexibility--Managing in Disorderly Markets

Aug 08, 2022

Last week in a Case Study of Disorderly Markets - we summarized the series of management decision...

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