best practices in construction

You may have met my 22 year old Princess when she was 11. A few years ago, I was teaching her about grace … undeserved merit or favor.

Well, my daughter was stalling and delaying on eating her meal … by almost an hour. So, naturally, I saw this as a teachable moment.

“Honey,

My good friend and mentor Cordell Parvin once suggested that planning done by contractors for a successful construction project is not unlike the planning done by football coaches for a successful season. He is right!

Coaching football.  Successful football organizations consist of specialized teams or units: (a) the offense; (b) the defense; and (c) and special

You will rarely find me advertising on this blog. However, since I have received numerous inquiries about my presentation at the AGC National Conference in Honolulu last month, I am pleased to announce that I will be doing a similar Webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:00pm EST.
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Best Practices. Lessons Learned. Reliable Methodologies. Successful Techniques. Scour the Internet and you will find any number of good definitions for "best practices", including:

  • "A commitment to using the best practices in any field is a commitment to using all the knowledge and technology at one’s disposal to ensure success." (What Is)
  • "A technique