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Rapid Digital Transformation In The Construction Industry Is Critical

Rapid Digital Transformation In The Construction Industry Is Critical

Builders have traditionally been at the forefront of innovation. Each generation of structures, from ancient pyramids to 20th-century skyscrapers, arises from more-sophisticated construction techniques. Over the past 20 years, however, the industry has fallen behind. In fact, a recent McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) analysis of 22 major industries showed that construction was second to last for ov... »

CAREER LESSONS FOR HARDHAT PROFESSIONAL FROM BRICKLAYERS

CAREER LESSONS FOR HARDHAT PROFESSIONAL FROM BRICKLAYERS

There is a parable about three bricklayers working on a wall for a church. Someone asks the first bricklayer what he’s doing. He says, “I’m building a wall.” The second bricklayer is asked the same question and replies, “I’m building a church.” Finally, the third bricklayer is asked what he’s doing, and he says, “I’m building the house of God.”   What do the three men’s answers tell us about ... »

FROM BISHO TO QATAR AND BACK AGAIN

FROM BISHO TO QATAR AND BACK AGAIN

FROM BISHO TO QATAR AND BACK AGAIN Over the past 20 odd years, I have seen many places. These range from bustling cities, to uninhabited jungles, which I can safely say I may never have set foot in these places if it were not for my background in the construction industry. One thing is for sure, I have seen the world but only because I was not intimidated to take a step into the unknown.   Th... »

NEGOTIATING THE IMPOSSIBLE

NEGOTIATING THE IMPOSSIBLE

Rukesh Raghubir the Chief Executive Officer of M&D Construction Group,has recommend the book below and he shares why this book can assist young HardHat Professionals advance in their careers: “Some negotiations are easy.  Others are more difficult.  And then there are situations that seem completely hopeless.  Conflict is escalating, people are getting aggressive, and no one is willing t... »

PRESENTATIONS GONE WRONG

PRESENTATIONS GONE WRONG

PRESENTATIONS GONE WRONG Yesterday, I had a nightmare that answered my question of what to write to you this week. Clearly my sub-conscious has been working overtime. In my dream I was facilitating the worst workshop you could ever imagine and, although I knew how the problems should be solved, I was panicked and couldn’t implement them until I had calmed down. In this there are lessons for you.  ... »