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Construction Genius

Apr 30, 2019

Action Items from the Interview:

  • Three ways a contractor can ensure a successful partnering project:
  1. Understand the expectation of the client
  2. Understand the project risks and how to mitigate them
  3. Establish yourself as a trusted business advisor
  • Three action steps when passing a construction business to...

Apr 23, 2019

A real leader is somebody who can help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.” David Foster Wallace

Accountability is holding people responsible for their actions (and outcomes)...

Apr 15, 2019

Alecia Wilmeth is the V.P. and General Manager of Alston Construction Company in Northern California. Alston is an ENR top 100 contractor, corporately based in Atlanta, GA. Alecia started her thirty-year career shoveling dirt on the job site. She has been a foreman, Superintendent, Project Engineer, Project Manager, and...

Apr 9, 2019

In this episode, we cover three things.

  1. Causes of problems on construction projects
  2. The Road to recovery from failure
  3. The benefit of taking complete responsibility

The inspiration for this episode comes from “Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALS Lead and Win”,  by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.



Apr 1, 2019

Peter Tateishi, CEO of Associated General Contractors of California (AGC of California) joins Eric for a fascinating exploration of the mission of his organization.

Founded in 1920, the Associated General Contractors of California is the premier organization of choice for both experienced and next generation...