How can we build wealth within the industry that we are in? Investor and director of construction Justin Smith likes to emphasize the term live-live balance over work-life balance. With busy projects, rising costs, and industry curveballs, he encourages us to be mindful of how we spend our time in and outside of work.
The rapid growth of technology products and solutions coupled with the disruption of the pandemic have created a perfect storm for rethinking how people within organizations learn and ultimately spread and share the knowledge they learn and create. In some respects, it is the lifeblood of success for design firms.
We’re a half-century old in episode years. That’s a unit of measurement, right? Over the past few years, disruption as a concept has moved from strategic thinking to mission critical for organizations, and we have been honored to cover it all over the course of 50 episodes.
With the onus of engagement being mostly on employers to encourage engagement, what responsibility falls to the individual? How much should a manager rely on direct reports to speak up and keep track of their own engagement? Find the answers to these questions and much more during our second jam-packed episode with Debbie Phillips.
What does it mean to ensure employee retention? How can you best encourage and embrace change within your company? Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat with guest Debbie Phillips as they discuss burnout, accepting room for improvement, the importance of accountability, and how best to delegate initiatives.
When it comes to adopting new innovations, the industry is hesitant. How can we change that? Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat with guest Satpal Kaur as they discuss the current difficulties in designing with sustainability, how we can start changing industry mindsets, the necessity in embracing new technologies, and more.
Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat with guest Ed Newton as they discuss the rewards and conflicts inherent in the construction industry, distinguishing your company in the growing world, what the leadership of a general contractor should look like, and more.
Sure, we use devices and software, but are they also using us? Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat and guest Randall Wilson as they discuss the hidden world of finding out how customers interact with interface, the psychology behind user design experience, and the creative minds that are behind “making things work.”
Processes continue to evolve around 3D printing for the built environment, with new startup companies emerging around the world. As the volatile lumber market continues to put pressure on the construction industry, innovative companies are branching out for options. Until fairly recently, the 3D printing medium has typically been a Read more…
With the forecast for lumber looking bleak, what’s Plan B? Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat and guest Sam Ruben as they discuss using 3D printing to manufacture homes, how to approach collaboration “with humility,” and what kind of construction processes we can expect to see in the near future.