Construction or Demolition

General Leadership

To use a construction metaphor, those leaders specialize in demolition rather than construction. A foreman of a construction company is there to ensure a structure is well-built and will stand the test of time.

Provide Constructive Feedback

Michael Lee Stallard

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Leaders Under Construction

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] Progress is inherently messy. Yet convention seems to pull for us to always look like we have it all together. What if we didn’t have to “look good” all the time? The reality is, whenever you are bringing something new into existence, the process is not likely to be neat and tidy. The same is [.]. Leadership Development Growth

Women in the Construction Industry: The Low Down #NotJustForBoys

Women on Business

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Constructive Venting

Coaching Tip

"What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain." Maya Angelou. Nobody likes to hear complaints unless they are accompanied by solutions and the benefits to following those solutions. The next time you feel the need to vent, put yourself in the position of the one listening to the diatribe. How would you react?

How to Turn From Destructive to Constructive Dissatisfaction

Leadership Freak

You won’t make a difference if you’re easily satisfied. Yesterday I wrote, “Chronic dissatisfaction contaminates environments and teams.” Pete asks, “… what if I am the one who is chronically dissatisfied?

6 Tips For Securing A Job In The Construction Industry

Strategy Driven

If you’d rather be outside working with your hands than sitting in an office typing all day long, construction is the industry for you. The construction industry has a lot to offer. Don’t be afraid to go back to school to secure a high paying, fun career in construction.

5 Problems Construction Businesses Will Inevitably Face

Strategy Driven

Of all the business sectors in the world, none are quite so tangible as construction. If you open a construction business, then your everyday life will be governed by a very physical reality. Construction is an inherently dangerous industry.

Constructive Feedback: Killing Softly With Faint Praise and Loud Criticism

HR Digest

Constructive feedback is a positive and negative observation of performance given in a manner that the person receiving it is ready to do better in both cases. Praising or criticizing someone should not be mixed up with constructive feedback. Constructive Feedback in the Workplace. Constructive feedback phrases should be issue-focused, observations, and informative. Some Pointers on Constructive Feedback for Managers.

The Barriers Towards A More Efficient Construction Business

Strategy Driven

In construction, efficiency is everything. Good construction management software can help improve your planning processes, as well as taking care of invoices, contractor management, incident reporting, and more. Naturally, construction projects lead to a lot of waste. Click here to see how post-construction cleanup services can help you keep your project site clear. Modular construction is a phase that’s on the rise.

9 Uses of Dams in Civil Construction

Strategy Driven

Civil engineers design dams and the final product is amazing. Dams are majestic but they also serve many purposes. Here’s a look at what dams are and the structures’ many uses. What Is A Dam? Dams are barriers built across a river or stream. Engineers design dams so water pools behind the barrier. Water is collected on the upstream side of the dam and the water is called a reservoir. The other side of the barrier is called downstream.

How to Effectively Manage Construction Projects With a Large Workforce

Women on Business

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How to Give Constructive Criticism: 10 Tips for Successful Coaching

Modern Servant Leader

So if you want to help others succeed, here are 10 tips to deliver constructive criticism that help us win, together. Before offering your constructive criticism, make sure you understand where the person is coming from. If you’re not giving them the opportunity to improve before you speak with their boss or human resources department, you could use some constructive criticism yourself. Question: What other tips would you offer for constructive coaching?

How Blockchain Will Change Construction

Harvard Business

Technology Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure Digital ArticleIt will ensure complex projects have transparency and good record keeping.

7 Ways to Identify Constructive Criticism

Ron Edmondson

Constructive: Serving a useful purpose; tending to build up. Constructive Criticism. Some even say they are just giving “constructive criticism” Or they believe so at the time. Most of my pastor friends have heard, “Pastor, let me give you a little constructive criticism.” So, what does “constructive criticism” mean? First, let me be clear, I’m not down on constructive criticism.

Building a Reputation For Excellence in the Construction Industry

Strategy Driven

When you’ve dedicated your whole professional life to working in the construction industry , it’s entirely reasonable to want to make your mark in the industry by starting a firm of your very own. The construction industry is high in costs and low margins by nature.

The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive

Lead from Within

It’s effective, constructive, and geared toward employees’ overall growth and development. If feedback is positive and constructive, positive outcomes will be the result; if it is grounded in negativity, a lack of engagement and failure will follow. You need to know how to give it effectively and receive it constructively. The post The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive appeared first on Lolly Daskal.

Designing Constructive Feedback Discussions for Success

Management Excellence

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How To Give Constructive Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great, simple and straight-forward advice about giving feedback: Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver. Make it productive -- focus your feedback on the performance and not the performer. Make is specific -- pinpoint for the receiver observable actions and behaviors.

In 100 Words: On Criticizing Constructively

QAspire

It is as important to say no to constant negativity as it is to pay heed to constructive criticism that helps us improve constantly. - – – – -. Improvement & Development In 100 Words Leading People Managing Communication Self Growth constructive criticism criticism improvement Leadership People relationships A novice painter once put his first painting at a busy cross road for people to mark mistakes. End of the day, the painting was full of cross marks!

Constructing an Office in a Desert: 4 points to look for

Strategy Driven

Deserts are an unforgiving place for people who are not prepared for it. People often visit deserts for tourism purposes. They like having a glance at the never-ending patches of land with no signs of water around and the unbearable temperatures.

* Putting the “Constructive” into Criticism

You're Not the Boss of Me

Most leaders like to preface the word ‘criticism’ with the word ‘constructive’. However, not all carry out the ‘constructive’ part well, which usually means the ‘criticism’ part is prone to cause an already “ unhealthy state of things ” to deteriorate even further. For instance: Why do I feel the need to criticize? ~ Criticizing constructively must carry with it an equally constructive purpose.

Designing Constructive Feedback Discussions for Success

Art Petty

Delivering quality constructive feedback is elusive for many managers and much desired by individuals striving to strengthen performance. The post Designing Constructive Feedback Discussions for Success appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty. In this article, I share an overview of the four core processes around effective feedback development and delivery.

Four Tips For Startup Entrepreneurs In The Post-COVID19 Era To Reframe Rejection Into Constructive Engagement

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Four Tips For Startup Entrepreneurs In The Post-COVID19 Era To Reframe Rejection Into Constructive Engagement are those of the author Louis Lehot alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine.

Renting vs. Purchasing Construction Mats: Which Option Is Right for Your Business Needs?

Strategy Driven

Construction mats, also referred to as access mats, crane mats, or equipment mats, serve a few important purposes. While it’s usually obvious when a construction firm or contractor needs construction mats, it can be more difficult for business owners and independent equipment operators to determine whether they should buy mats or rent them for individual projects.

How to Identify Constructive Criticism

Ron Edmondson

Constructive: “Serving a useful purpose; tending to build up.” ” Constructive Criticism. Some even say they are just giving “constructive criticism” Or, they believe so at the time. Most of my pastor friends have heard, “Pastor, let me give you a little constructive criticism” — (Sometimes just as they are about to deliver the weekly message. ). So, what does “constructive criticism” mean?

Constructive or Destructive: Is Feedback Stoking or Stifling Performance?

The Practical Leader

” In a New York Times article, “ Give Compassionate Feedback While Still Being Constructive, ” Arianna Huffington, writes, “Compassionate directness is about empowering employees to speak up, give feedback, disagree, and surface problems in real time.” How constructive is your criticism? The post Constructive or Destructive: Is Feedback Stoking or Stifling Performance?

Putting the “Constructive” into Criticism

You're Not the Boss of Me

Most leaders like to preface the word ‘criticism’ with the word ‘constructive’. However, not all carry out the ‘constructive’ part well, which usually means the ‘criticism’ part is prone to cause an already “ unhealthy state of things ” to deteriorate even further. Criticizing constructively must carry with it an equally constructive purpose. Building Relationships communication Leadership constructive criticism criticism Performance Management

Give Constructive Feedback the Right Way

Your Voice of Encouragement

Many people are hesitant to give constructive feedback to someone else, for a variety of reasons. We've consolidated all the nuggets into a 10 minute video, How to Give Constructive Feedback. People Skills Give Constructive Feedback ProStar Coach Personal DevelopmentHave you ever have to deal with a situation like this? Someone – maybe a customer, colleague, friend or family member – said or did something that caused problems for you.

How to Correctly Identify Constructive Criticism

Ron Edmondson

Constructive: Serving a useful purpose; tending to build up. Constructive Criticism. Some even say they are just giving “constructive criticism” Or, they believe so at the time. Most of my pastor friends have heard, “Pastor, let me give you a little constructive criticism” — (Sometimes just as they are about to deliver the weekly message. ). So, what does “constructive criticism” mean?

Cultivating A Constructive Response to Momentary Failure

Management Excellence

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The 4 Steps To Giving Constructive Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver. Make it productive -- focus your feedback on the performance and not the performer. Make is specific -- pinpoint for the receiver observable actions and behaviors.

Delivering Constructive Feedback Doesn’t Have to Be Painful

Your Voice of Encouragement

There’s definitely a right way and a wrong way to give constructive feedback. Leadership constructive feedback Behavior Change RelationshipsWhen someone says or does something that causes a problem for you, how do you handle it? If it’s a little thing, you’ll probably overlook it. After all, everyone makes mistakes. If what they’re doing continues to be an issue, though, you need to address it. But how?

Mix Praise With Constructive Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Mix Praise With Constructive Feedback When you provide overall feedback to your employees, mix praise with constructive feedback about what they can do to improve. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

7 Ways to Deliver Constructive Criticism

Ron Edmondson

There are times where someone needs to offer constructive criticism. No one particularly likes criticism, but when it is offered properly it can actually improve life for everyone – which is why we call it constructive. If you often have a hard time determining when criticism is constructive and when it is simply selfish try reading THIS POST. Here are 7 ways to offer constructive criticism which actually gets heard: Recognize and compliment the good.

Four Steps To Giving Constructive Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver. Make it productive -- focus your feedback on the performance and not the performer. Make is specific -- pinpoint for the receiver observable actions and behaviors.

The 4 Steps For Giving Constructive Feedback

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver. Make it productive -- focus your feedback on the performance and not the performer. Make is specific -- pinpoint for the receiver observable actions and behaviors.

7 Ways a Leader Can Invite Constructive Feedback

Ron Edmondson

I am referring to constructive feedback from people I care about and who respect me. The best way to get a team to offer healthy correction of the leader is to create a relationship with the team where there is mutual constructive feedback. Constructive criticism from people who care about you and want your best, especially from people you lead, only develops over time as trust is developed. I remember an especially hard year as a leader.

Website Construction-Pardon Our Dust

Management Excellence

Much like the orange road construction signs springing up like dandelions on a Chicago lawn in April, you'll notice some construction challenges here at artpetty.com and the Management Excellence blog. We are in the process of updating the website and it is highly likely this will occasionally impede navigation temporarily. Blog posts will continue as usual. Uncategorized Website Maintenance

Construction Superintendent 1 – Colas – Watertown, NY

HR Digest

Construction Superintendent 1 - Colas - Watertown, NY. The post Construction Superintendent 1 – Colas – Watertown, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. HR Jobs. Maintains liaison with other departments including but not limited to Safety, Purchasing, Quality Control, Engineering, Regional/Local Site Management, HR and. From Colas - Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:38:32 GMT - View all Watertown, NY jobs.

Four Things You Could Be Doing For A More Sustainable Construction Biz

Strategy Driven

The construction industry has always been well respected while also being at the center of a global focus for pollution. Poor air quality is a big deal, and the construction industry is always in the spotlight due to the way the pollutants hit the air. It’s construction that is a number one polluter, and yet there are so many things that companies in the business could be doing to clean up their act.

Web Construction Update

Management Excellence

I’m erring on the side of sharing a little more rather than a little less on some of the work going on here. A few days ago, I highlighted upcoming changes. Last night, the new format for the site went live, although much work continues on content refinement and new content and resource creation.

Seeking Discomfort: 7 Ways to Embrace Uncomfortable Feedback

RapidStart Leadership

Communicating and Presenting Leadership Skills constructive feedback criticism feedback leadership seeking discomfort Servant-LeaderNo one likes to hear that they are not doing well, have weaknesses, or are not measuring up in some way.