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
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
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
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
I was cleaning out some old files the other weekend, and I came across an article published in ENR in
How the Mighty Fall
Some might recognize the title of this article, as it was borrowed from a book written by Jim Collins. In
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
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
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
The Culture of Continuity
When most people talk about the continuity of construction businesses, the focus is typically on the technical elements such as
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,
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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