Happy New Year 2018 – A Ted Talk from Scott Geller

As we approach the New Year I always try to think of ways to make the coming year better than the last.  This means first reflecting on the past and second look ahead to the future. This year, my family and I will be following our New Year's ritual by setting resolutions for the coming … Continue reading Happy New Year 2018 – A Ted Talk from Scott Geller

A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.

I was even more excited to learn that the session they had in mind for me was called, "Construction Think Tank:  Exploring Construction Procurement".

Every day leadership

In September of 2010 Drew Dudley gave a short talk on the value of everyday leadership and how simple acts we perform every day can unexpectedly make profound positive influences on those around us. I highly recommend checking out Drew's talk, it is a great way to spend 6 minutes of your day. Drew talks about a moment in his … Continue reading Every day leadership

How do you use LinkedIn?

I have been on LinkedIn since 2007. LinkedIn is my go-to site for all of my online social interactions. Throughout the years, I have used LinkedIn as a resource for staying connected with business associates and colleagues. I routinely send notes of congratulations and brief messages of good wishes to people in my network who … Continue reading How do you use LinkedIn?

I want to procrastinate more!

There is a seminar on Ted talks from a gentleman named Adam Grant, its called "The surprising habit of original thinkers" Adam is an organizational psychologist who studies individuals who have original ideas. I highly recommend listening to his talk. He discusses a common behavioral thread among people who come up with original thoughts. In … Continue reading I want to procrastinate more!

A change to my marketing plan

I love using Audible. It's a great way to get through a book quickly and efficiently. I listen to Audible while I exercise. Recently I discovered that Audible has a free series called Accelerator. Accelerator publishes daily audio content related to business concepts. A recent series discusses how Priceline created a homegrown multilingual organization to serve their … Continue reading A change to my marketing plan

To YouTube or NOT to YouTube?

Let's talk about YouTube. I have been thinking a lot about creating a YouTube channel. I want my channel to be relevant to construction and construction procurement. Admittedly, construction procurement is not a glamorous or exciting topic. I do think presenting the topic in a certain way could be engaging and at the very least … Continue reading To YouTube or NOT to YouTube?