Angela sits down with Business Coach, Consultant, and owner of Thrive HQ; Coralee Beatty. Coralee is an experienced business owner in the trades who has also been advising women leaders in construction. The two discuss the best approach to starting and managing a business in construction and the trades.
Host Angela Highland chats with Stacey Dillion, Vice President of Estimating and Purchasing at Bond Mechanical in New York City. Stacey takes us through her journey as a student in Northern Ireland to become a rising woman leader in the construction industry while working at Bond.
George sits down with Clarke Ching (aka The Bottleneck Guy). Clarke is an author of several books and an expert in agile and the theory of constraints, and George has invited him to discuss Clarke's book, The Bottleneck Rules.
The two discuss the basics behind the theory of constraints, the focus formula; and how to tie it all back to everyday construction work. This discussion provides some great insights that can take your construction project to the next level.
Host Angela Highland chats with Apryl Armstrong, the founder of Skill4, a non-profit that works with young girls, many of who are about to age out of foster care. Apryl's organization helps these girls identify their talents that can be applied within a construction company. They are educated in the trades but also introduced to other positions in construction such as marketing, finance, and HR. Skill4 also teaches valuable skills that can be applied to independent life.
Host Noah Baker speaks with Mitch Ersek, Director of Sales & Business Development at TopDeck, Touchplan's newest technology partner. The two discuss Mitch's background working in the construction industry and how he made the transition to technology. Mitch also shares his perspective on the importance of technology in the construction industry.
Host George Hunt sits down with Adam Hoots of Construction ACHE Solutions to catch up on his work helping to organize more learning events and continuing to build interest in working in the trades amongst the next generation of workers. He also leaves us with some simple but great advice that can be summed up in two words; Just Learn.
In this episode, host Angela Highland chats with Debbie Rodriguez, Owner of Competitive Edge Partners, Co-Owner of Quality Labor Management, and Founder and President of iBuild USA. Debbie is a powerhouse in the construction industry who is not only providing opportunities for women but also educating young people about construction careers and also providing chances for those who are not always given one.
Noah chats with Martha McGowan, Sr. Project Manager for BAM Construction. Martha has spent the last 2-3 years working on construction projects in Antarctica for a Bass Research Facility that is studying climate change. The two discuss everything from the logistics involved working in the world's most extreme environments to keeping an eye out for Orca's while divers are working on the construction of a new pier. You don't want to miss this chat!
Angela Highland sits down with Stacy Sherman, an award-winning customer experience keynote speaker, podcaster, author, and founder of Doing CX Right. The two discuss how customer experience can differentiate brands.
George continues his recap of the 2021 LCI Congress Conference and chats with Jason Schroeder from Elevate Construction, Kate Simons from Shawmut Design and Construction, Cade Keyes from Columbia Construction, and Darcy DeGeorge from Stantec. All discuss their experiences at LCI and advice for first-timers except those who are first-timers.
In honor of Veteran's Day, we have a special episode of Voices of Construction. Noah chats with Touchplanner Andrew Piland (a Captain in the US Marines reserves) and Aaron Matkin (a former US Army Green Beret) and current Lean Consultant for Relevate. The two discuss their careers in the military and the comparison to working in construction.