Are you a social media butterfly or alone in your network cocoon? It’s easy to forget the social in social media. Sometimes we lose track of what’s important and it’s not limited to social media. For example, human resource departments that are anything but human; public relations teams that have little to do with building […]
It doesn’t matter how big your contracting company is. It isn’t important if you’re a design-build firm or specialize in home exteriors. Whether you work with homeowners, businesses, or both; if you work in remodeling or new construction—if you don’t have effective vehicle graphics you’re missing the boat.
Every Day your Vehicle is seen by Thousands […]
Don’t confuse project management with leadership. Projects are managed—people are led. Leaders lead people. It’s that simple. And it’s that complicated. To lead people, one must care about people. To care about people you have to know people. Do you know your people?
Where do you start?
Talk to your people. Hold discussion meetings. Meet one on […]
The best thing said about this vehicle graphic was by the second Carrsun construction driver while standing next to his plain silver-gray truck. He said, “I hate parking next to this truck it makes mine look so bad!” Don’t get us wrong, his gray truck was immaculate, clean inside and out, if it wasn’t new […]
Have you ever managed managers? I have. And for a time I wasn’t very competent. I expected my managers to know it all and do it on their own. I mean—they were managers, weren’t they? I remember discovering several of my managers weren’t properly training their direct reports. They were turning new people over to […]