Delegation, The Thin Line Between Success and Failure

Delegation, The Thin Line Between Construction Success and Failure As the Head Coach of the Roofing Academy, the Founder of Elite Roofing, the best-selling author of Start It, Build It, Grow It: The Contractor's Guide to Success and the Host of the Start, Build, Grow Podcast, Randy Brothers has spent 15 years building his own [...]

Purpose Process and Profit, The Keys to Construction Business Success

Purpose, Process and Profit, The Keys to Construction Business Success The co-founder of gFour Marketing and the Wealthy Contractor, Brian Kaskavalciyan has started and built seven companies. Brian has been where you are and is dedicated to helping other contractors be more successful. In this episode of the Mobile Workforce Podcast, Brian shares some of [...]

Construction Data: Understanding the Value 

Construction Data: Understanding the Value  As director at Sage Construction, Dennis Stejskal has over 40 years of experience in the construction field. Dennis has seen all sides of the construction product spectrum and has headed up product management for Sage’s three product lines: Sage 100 Contractor (Master Builder), Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (Timberline [...]

Be the Construction Job Site Hero

Be the Construction Job Site Hero Ron Babich’s construction experience is far-reaching. With 30+ years of experience, he’s seen about every facet of the business, including founding, funding, growing and managing companies to high growth sales and profitability. He’s also overseen the successful implementation of numerous different technologies and is an advocate for data-driven decision [...]

From Office to Field Communication Breakdown 

From Office to Field Communication Breakdown  As the founder and president of multiple businesses and the host of the Contractor CoachCast Podcast, Tony Booth has spent 12+ years coaching contractors on technology, risk management and business development. Tony has overseen and advised on hundreds of projects, ensuring that they are completed on time and with [...]

Construction Management Skills for Tomorrow

Construction Management Skills For Tomorrow Dusty jeans, a dingy t-shirt and a cigarette is an old-school caricature of a construction manager. Still, the stereotype carries over. This irks construction leaders, since they know it’s critical how their team represents their business on job sites. That’s also why Damien Edwards, founder of Buildertactics.com and the Host [...]

How Culture Influences Construction Productivity

How Culture Influences Construction Productivity The construction industry hasn’t prioritized company culture the way many other industries have. For the most part, this has been due to the transient nature of the work. But today, longevity and consistency in a construction company's workforce is vital, especially with the labor shortages we are all experiencing. And [...]

Large Construction Projects: How to Identify, Engage and Maintain Client Relationships

Large Construction Projects: How to Identify, Engage and Maintain Client Relationships Construction companies dream of securing large clients to increase their size and profits. But the process of identifying, engaging and maintaining those types of clients is easier said than done.   In part two of our conversation with the leadership team at KPost Roofing, CEO, [...]

The Unseen Cost of Your Construction Process Problem

The Unseen Cost of Your Construction Process Problem No one in the construction industry is sitting around on their hands. And if being busy equals success, then every contractor would be a millionaire. We invited Jeffrey Nesbitt, the director of consulting services at CLA, to come on the show and talk about productivity and the [...]

Maintaining Construction Management Mobility in All Situations

Maintaining Construction Management Mobility in All Situations Today’s construction projects and job sites require teams to be nimble and agile so they can handle any surprises that come their way. But these capabilities don’t just happen. Construction leaders need to be proactive, encourage their employees to be ready for the unexpected and help set everyone [...]

Supply-Side Processes Improve Job Site Productivity

Supply-Side Processes Improve Job Site Productivity Material delays. Out of stock materials with no anticipated date of availability. These are the realities even the best contractors face from time to time. The good news is there are ways to avoid supplier shortages so you can keep your project’s timeline and budget intact.  In this episode, [...]

Construction Prefabrication and Robotics: Job Site Threat or Opportunity?

Construction Prefabrication and Robotics: Job Site Threat or Opportunity?  The construction industry is seeing prefabrication, robotics and automation solutions increase across the board. These new technologies save on costs, increase worker safety and improve quality control. But construction leaders should be proactive in engaging employees early if they’re bringing on these solutions. That’s because employees [...]

Subcontractor Technology to Future-Proof Your Business

Subcontractor Technology to Future-Proof Your Business Cutting edge technology is no longer just for large construction companies. An increasing number of smaller firms and sub-contractors are implementing tech solutions to improve communications, increase their productivity and protect their businesses.  In this episode, Steve Antill, Chief Revenue Officer of Foundation Software, joins the podcast to discuss [...]

Construction Field Operations and Finance: Bridging the Gap

Construction Field Operations and Finance: Bridging the Gap A construction company’s success hinges in part on how cohesive its finance and field operations teams are. The well-known challenge, however, is that these two teams work in silos and notoriously struggle to align. So how can construction leaders help these two teams overcome rifts that can [...]

Construction Technology: Pivotal Differentiator for Clients

Construction Technology: Pivotal Differentiator for Clients As the use of construction technology surges across the industry, an unexpected group is expressing interest in how it works: prospective clients. Current customers and prospective clients understand that technology is valuable for businesses in general. But lately, more and more are beginning to understand how a business’ technology [...]

Innovation in Construction: Using Tech to Tackle Its Bad Rep

Innovation in Construction: Using Tech to Tackle Its Bad Rep There are a lot of stereotypes about the construction business, such as all projects go over budget and delays are inevitable. Most of them are dated and untrue, but these misconceptions still weigh the industry down. How? For starters, by making it harder to attract [...]

Analytics in Construction: Beginner’s Guide to Data Visualization and BI 

Analytics in Construction: Beginner's Guide to Data Visualization and BI  Every industry has trends that come and go, so it’s understandable leaders get wary of the latest buzzwords. The true test of what’s a shiny toy object versus what has longevity is the value it provides. Take Business Intelligence, or BI for short. BI gives [...]

Construction Analytics: Balancing Long-Term Portfolio Risk

Construction Analytics: Balancing Long-Term Portfolio Risk Construction can be risky business. Fortunately, with the right information, contractors have the ability to understand their overall exposure to risk. Increasingly, contractors are turning to technology to speed up the process. Typically, people assume this process works much like understanding a stock portfolio. Contractors need insights into their [...]

Construction Succession Planning and Business Exits

Construction Succession Planning and Business Exits Being prepared for the unexpected is part of success on the job site. And yet most business owners haven’t thought about what it takes to eventually sell or pass down their own business. According to Dan Murray, the Coach at Your Restoration Coach, that’s a big mistake. In this [...]

Top Construction Accounting Mistakes to Avoid

Top Construction Accounting Mistakes to Avoid Accounting is not one-size-fits-all. And construction accounting is especially unique in everything from the way time is collected and allocated to the way job costing and work in progress gets tracked. Because of this, John Meibers, VP of Deltek + ComputerEase, is passionate about educating contractors on what they [...]

Live Field Data Protects Your Budget

Live Field Data Protects Your Budget  Technology permeates every aspect of the construction job site, giving contractors better control of their projects, workforces, safety and budgets. And while creating financially efficient job sites can be a tall order, live field data is a reliable way to get on track. With so many ways live field [...]

Technology for Construction Advances Careers

Technology for Construction Advances Careers The way individuals land jobs and move up in construction companies has changed since social media entered the picture. Today, sites like LinkedIn serve as one’s digital brand and resume. And while leveraging technology isn’t formally required to get a job in construction, it is how HR and hiring managers [...]

Cloud for ERP: Simplifying Job Site Technology

Technology for Construction Advances Careers The construction world is too competitive and fast-paced to rely on analog systems, especially when it comes to accounting and payroll. This is why the future of construction technology lies in cloud-based software. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, in particular, is on the rise thanks to its ability to connect [...]