Freeman and Charlie IV headed out to career day at Dove Creek Elementary this week. The kids had a blast honking the horns on all the equipment. Kids are our future, and we want as many of them to be as crazy about construction as possible! Thanks to the teachers for having us and for everything that they do. We are truly lucky to have teachers who show all of the care, understanding, and patience that they do with our kids.
Think and act like an Owner – Make decisions by asking yourself, “What would I do if this were my company? What would I do if this were my own money? Will this help the company to succeed?” Construction and Business 101 The construction business is a very competitive and pressure-filled industry, one where it is critical for us to distinguish ourselves from our competitors. There is always another company that will offer the same product and services at a price that is close to, or less than ours. Therefore, being successful in the construction business means two things; providing [...]
Be Positive - You have the power to choose your attitude. Choose to be optimistic and see the possibilities. Give people the benefit of the doubt. Optimism creates energy and energy creates success. Positive thinking: Positively Ridiculous? For all those glass half-empty types, let's dive right into the negative side of this fundamental: reasons why a positive mental attitude doesn't work. (For glass half-fullers: don't worry, there will be a rebuttal): 1. Negative thinking is more realistic. 2. Positive thinking won't change the reality of things, and positive thinkers have no clue about the real world. 3. Positive thinkers are annoying and [...]