Entries by Tom Conzelman

Construction Workers: The Labor Shortage Continues

What makes a successful hire? One of the ongoing challenges to the construction industry–and therefore a concern to any business planning to build new offices, warehouses, factories, etc.–is the ongoing labor shortage of qualified construction workers. Young people are not entering building professions in the numbers they used to. So with a smaller labor pool, […]


Picking A Great Project Leader: Think Football.

An article caught my eye the other day about the similarity between a great project leader and a great football coach. The best project managers are usually the best planners. Same with football coaches. Check out this brief article from Best Practices Construction Law: Coaching football. Successful football organizations consist of specialized teams or units: (a) the offense; […]