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Is Your Company Adaptable?
Covid-19 has challenged all of us to adapt to an environment that we probably never thought was possible. But what
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Preparing for the Recession
On March 16th, UCLA Anderson forecast officially declared that the “U.S. economy has entered a recession, ending the expansion that
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What Are You Best At?
I received a year-end financial statement for one of our contractor clients, and the results were truly extraordinary! Not only
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Are We Near a Recession? Maybe Not.
Chris Thornburg of Beacon Economics spoke to the Southern California Contractors Association in January and had a different view than
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Deadly Distractions
I was cleaning out some old files the other weekend, and I came across an article published in ENR in
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How the Mighty Fall
Some might recognize the title of this article, as it was borrowed from a book written by Jim Collins. In
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A Tale of Two Contractors
One of the really interesting things about the surety business is you get to look behind the curtain of a
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Taking Your Company’s Inventory
When most of us hear the words “taking inventory”, we typically think of reviewing physical assets that a business has
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Can a Single Project Take you Down?
There was an eye-opening article in ENR on March 14, 2019 about Munilla Construction Management (MCM), the prime contractor involved
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The Culture of Continuity
When most people talk about the continuity of construction businesses, the focus is typically on the technical elements such as
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Why We Make Bad Decisions
In Jim Collins’ famous book Good to Great (Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t), he says that,
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Chief Executive Officer or Chief Risk Officer – Which are You?
Warren Buffet has said that the true role of any Chief Executive Officer is to be the Chief Risk Officer.
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