The Construction Leading Edge Podcast

EPISODE 245: What you’ll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • If you’re delegating tasks, what you should be delegating instead.
  • How to use the DOA concept to speed up decision making
  • What can cost more than a wrong decision
  • One of the myths that needs to be debunked about delegation
  • Why you should divorce communication and accountability
  • The 5 levels of delegation
  • What good delegation will allow your team to find, that’s probably been there all along
  • A lesson from a 1990’s hip hop song

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get Out of Your Business: Make it Run Without You This Year: Free online training workshop - www.constructionleadingedge.com/getout

CompanyCam - The photo app every contractor needs - https://companycam.com/cle

Direct download: Construction_Leading_Edge_245_Ninja_Level_Delegation_Secrets_MIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EST

EPISODE 244: What you’ll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • The “second set of eyes” concept.
  • Advice for second generation business owners.
  • What is exponentially more important in a family business.
  • How a train is always failing.
  • Why and how to depersonalize failure, and even celebrate it.
  • Problems caused by having the company vision and process locked away in his head.
  • When the best way to be profitable is not to focus on profitability.
  • The “Flex Track” and the problems it can solve for you.

 

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get Out of Your Business: Make it Run Without You This Year: Free online training workshop - www.constructionleadingedge.com/getout

CompanyCam - The photo app every contractor needs - https://companycam.com/cle

 

How to connect with Mikhail Gannage:

Company website - https://www.gannageconstruction.com/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/gannagedesignconstruction

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/gannageconstruction/

Direct download: Construction_Leading_Edge_244_Mikhail_Gannage_MIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EST

EPISODE 243: “Why won’t my team take ownership and solve problems on their own? Why does every problem land back in my lap?” You could be surprised to find out what (and who) the real problems are.

What you’ll learn about in this construction podcast episode:

  • The real reasons your team may not be taking ownership and solving problems on their own.
    How you may be your own worst enemy.
    The question your team desperately wants an answer to.
    What, Why and How: Which should you focus on, and which should you stay out of.
    The danger of having a specific mindset.

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Delegate to Elevate: Free ebook from Belay Solutions - https://resources.belaysolutions.com/edge

Get Out of Your Business: Make it Run Without You This Year -Free online training workshop - www.constructionleadingedge.com/getout

 

Direct download: 243_243_8_Ways_to_Sabotage_Your_Delegation_Skills.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EST

EPISODE 242: What you’ll learn about in this construction podcast episode with Levi Benkert, Founder/CEO of Harbor Capital:

  • Levi’s advice if you need to hire someone smarter than you.  
  • What he learned from being a production homebuilder when 2008 hit.
  • Why he focuses on buying real estate and avoids building it.
  • The difference between Just in Time and Just in Case delivery, and the impact on industrial real estate.
  • Why “I have no idea what’s going to happen next” is a great approach to the future.
  • The business case for extending the space between stimulus and response.
  • What happens when you take ownership for problems.
  • How to prepare for a Black Swan event in your business.

 

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Get Out of Your Business: Make it Run Without You This Year - www.constructionleadingedge.com/getout

CompanyCam - The photo app every contractor needs - https://companycam.com/cle



How you can connect with Levi Benkert:

Company website: www.harborcap.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Levijameshere

Direct download: Construction_Leading_Edge_Levi_Benkert_MIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:10am EST