Teamwork: Moving Past the Cliche

Teamwork: Moving Past the Cliche

If I were to rank overused words in business today, “sustainability” would be at the top of my list. “Teamwork” is close behind, only because most do not walk the walk. In fact, I think sometimes “teamwork” has become so cliche that it has lost meaning. So what is teamwork? Ten years ago, I took [Read More]

In Construction, Are Bells and Whistles Worth Added Costs?

In Construction, Are Bells and Whistles Worth Added Costs?

In short, sometimes. Last week, I was reading an article in Engineering News Record titled, “When Does It Pay to Use Innovative Concrete Construction Products?” The piece details a study by the Construction Industry Institute where three recent innovations in concrete were investigated, comparing them to traditional counterparts. The article explains the “why” behind their [Read More]