The Construction Leading Edge Podcast
About This Show
The Construction Leading Edge is a one stop shop for contracting professionals who want to be more effective entrepreneurs and leaders. Business owners, managers, project executives, project managers, and field leaders will all benefit from the interviews, resources, tools, and tips offered.
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#059: The Skilled Workforce Illusion, What Good Leaders Look Like & How To Find Them
3 days ago
"A focus on a 'skilled workforce is the wrong approach. What we need is a well-led workforce." Episode 59 of The Construction Leading Edge podcast from www.constructionleadingedge.com is an interview with Mark Breslin of Breslin Strategies, and in this construction podcast, we cover topics including the following: Why we need a well-led workforce, not just a skilled workforce. Common mistakes contractors make when it comes to their field level leaders. What is the ROI for investing in field leaders? Characteristics to look for when you're hiring or promoting leaders. How to move up in the ranks of your company if you're an up-and-coming leader. Key areas to train your leaders on. What progressive project owners understand about field leadership, and what they're doing to make sure they get it on their projects. Resources mentioned in this construction podcast: Breslin Strategies - www.breslin.biz Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Rated 5 out of
This is exactly what I've been looking for in a podcast. Very practical. I like stuff that I can put to work right away.
Date published: 2014-11-19
Rated 5 out of
Straight forward answers to relevant issues facing today's small business contractor.
Date published: 2015-06-29