Kentucky Supreme Court Enforces Pay-if-Paid Provision
Construction Update Bullletin from Thompson Hines website.
A decision of significant import to contractors and subcontractors who perform work in Kentucky, the Kentucky Supreme Court recognized the validity of and enforced a pay-if-paid provision in a contract between a construction manager and a subcontractor."...
9 Powerful Tips on How to Make a Great First Impression:
By Jeff Haden, Contributing editor, Inc.
To make a great first impression, first show that you're someone who can build and maintain great relationships -- and make people feel better about themselves."
Aligning Owner and Contractor Interests
The author of the article is Danielle Ling, PropertyCasualty360.com elaborates on Disney's Tim East's central idea about how the best outcome of a construction project occurs when there is a shared vision between these two groups of owners and contractors.
To make this partnership possible, East told the audience there...
Keep Sexual Harassment Out of Your Workplace
Published by Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSDNA), December, 2017; Vol 14, Num 7
The LHSFNA encourages all employers to establish a written policy on sexual harassment that addresses prevention, reporting, investigation and consequences."
Are You Sabotaging Your Career by Being Perceived as a Doer and Not a Leader?
Contributed by Darleen Ghirardi, Vice President of Procurement at Comcast Spectacor
How can you go from being a doer to a leader? Here are eleven success strategies to get you started on your way."
Minority Contracting Demands for Obama Center
By Chicago Sun-Times reporter Lynn Sweet.
The Obama Foundation on Wednesday announced firms in the running to manage the construction of the Obama Presidential Center, along with the demand that the winner commit to minority contracting and hiring goals designed to benefit struggling residents on the South and West Sides of...
10 Important Skills you Need to be a Great Leader
By Inc. Staff
Inc. asked the nation's fastest growing, private-company CEOs to answer a series of wide-ranging questions about their early days and their biggest struggles. Here's how they launched and how they stay motivated, as well as what keeps them up at night."
How 4 Changes in Your Approach Can Stop Employees from Quitting
by Rieva Lesonsky, Small Business Trends
Transformations such as globalization and automation have workers feeling somewhat disposable. While most of the employees in the survey feel loyal to their employers, they’re also watching out for their own interests, ready to run to greener pastures if they appear."...
Historical Leaders can Teach Small-Business Owners a few Lessons
Article from Entrepreneur by guest writer, Kimberly de Silva
They exhibited such exemplary leadership skills, their personalities could not remain isolated within their times. These leaders have greatly impacted many of the modern leadership learnings, that have been absorbed by small-business owners to even top level corporate CEOs....
Staffing Implications the Flexible Overhead
Skoda Minotti article by Roger Gingerich, CPA/ABV, CVA, CCA
An argument can even be made that Flexible Overhead might serve to at- tract millennial workers. While this generation has generally migrated away from construction trades, contract work provides millennials the opportunity to work within reasonably flexible hourly...