At Session 3 we were challenged to dust off a stalled project, something we had started and forgotten, or given up on. As a reminder to apply 5X more enthusiasm, “commitment in action,” to our stalled project we were given a red dot with 5X written on it.
Three weeks ago, on my current project, I was feeling overwhelmed and overworked. I had an apprentice working on the routine tasks. I felt like I had to tackle the more complex parts of our job.
A couple of weeks ago, I was asked by the company chairman to advise regarding wage withholding for our new benefits program. Everyone had different answers, different opinions for him, but somewhere the new laws are clear.
Yesterday, after looking at my 5X wrist band for more weeks and I'd like to admit, I finally got down into our basement /crawlspace. My mission: replace our water system’s filters.
In July of this year, I submitted a bid on one of the largest abatement projects our firm has ever bid on. Our bid came in at $1,545,000. When I saw the other bids had come in at $1,890,000 and over $2.6 million, I had a sinking feeling.
Shortly after winning the Republican Winnebago County Board primary election, Donna Lee and I attended a weekend Advanced Speaking Seminar in New York City.
In 2001, I was 21 years old and working as a bar tender. I had worked in the food services industry for seven years ever since I was fourteen, it was all I knew.
For the past two months, we have had a rocky working relationship with one of our important equipment suppliers. They dropped the ball on one of my projects.
In late October 2021, our up and coming Demolition Superintendent Skyler Denny and myself were at our 3 Kings Summer Office in Burien, WA. We were working on the best way to transfer our estimator’s and project manager’s knowledge to the field.
A few days ago, I pulled into Publix, our favorite grocery store in downtown Loganville Georgia. We drive by a Kroger and a Walmart on our way to Publix. We like the store’s smaller size, and they have a better fruit selection.