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From the monthly archives: April 2019

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2019'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Improving contractor performance (and profits)

4/17/2019 1:35 PM
Money imageThe most unused tool for most contractors is their accounting system. There are few tools that can help either make more money – or help you to lose it all – than the accounting system. You use it to help improve your company’s performance and cash flow.A 2016 study by Dodger Data and Analytics concluded that high-performing contractors – those who complete 25 percent or more of projects ahead of schedule Read the rest of entry »

Revisiting predictions made about prevailing wage repeal

4/12/2019 2:16 PM
John Mielke photoThere’s an old quote that says, “the historian is a prophet looking backwards.” Legislation is oftentimes subject to predictions. While I’m not a historian, I like to examine the impacts of legislation, especially when it pertains to our industry. 

One such measure I’m watching is repeal of prevailing wage and the impact it is having on our industry. As you may know, Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin advocated strongly for repeal of this arcane and archaic system for many years ... Read the rest of entry »

Madison Area OSHA office is moving

4/11/2019 3:41 PM
The Madison Area OSHA Office is scheduled to move as of the end of April 22. The new address and phone number will be 1402 Pankratz St., Suite #114, Madison, WI 53704. All correspondence will be sent from the current address until the move is complete. The current office email will not change. Read the rest of entry »

Essay contest held to promote construction

4/8/2019 9:38 AM
Acuity contest imageDid someone mentor or guide you in your career in construction? Acuity Insurance wants to know.  Acuity Insurance is holding an essay contest on the topic to promote construction. The inaugural Construction Appreciation Essay Contest will be held from April 17 to July 7. The contest, which focuses on mentors shaping individual careers, will help celebrate Construction Appreciation Week starting September 15.  ... Read the rest of entry »

Coaching: What is it? The answer ignites personal growth

4/3/2019 11:06 AM
Ken Collins photoA lot of people come to me curious about professional coaching sessions, but are afraid to dig deeply; concerned it's a form of counseling. I had similar perceptions and completely understand this type of apprehension. That is, until you discover the power of asking questions. There is the common fear of asking a "dumb" question. However, the answers to our questions bring us the most joy and personal growth.

I will provide some insight to answer the question: "What is coaching?" ... Read the rest of entry »

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