Update – The CoronaVirus – Why It’s Been Several Weeks Since My Last Post and Why It May be A While Before You Hear From Me Again.

You might have noticed that I missed a few postings over the last few weeks.  My last post published 3 weeks prior to my sitting down to write this post.

Don’t worry, I have not been exposed to Corona Virus.  My lapse in activity is attributable to being too busy with work combined with a temporary lack of motivation. 

In a previous post I shared how the beginning of this year started with several hot projects.  Despite the impact of the Corona Virus, none of those projects have slowed down.  That together with a flurry of other activity has made it very difficult for me to find time to write.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

My Target Audience

Construction procurement is one of those services that benefit any project. Residential owners as well as commercial owners can equally benefit from the value of procurement.

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…