Tag: Thoughts

A Miraculous Feat amidst the Rubble in Japan

The March 11th earthquake that rocked Japan and devastated entire towns was simply unbelievable. Watching the horrors unfold as the waters rolled across the landscape destroying homes, roads and bridges was like a scene from a science fiction movie and...

/ March 28, 2011

Ring in the New Year with 2011 Construction Predictions and Trends

It’s that time of year again. Trim the tree, pass the eggnog and oh yeah, let’s make 2011 predictions for the construction industry! Gather ‘round kids, the hot cocoa is ready and the story is better than it’s been in...

/ December 10, 2010

Where is the construction industry headed in 2011?

Many people are looking forward to 2011, hoping the economy finally rebounds. It’s also the time of year we like to make predictions and reflect on the past year. To give you some insight on where we’ve been and where...

/ December 1, 2010

Don’t Give It Away!

I was fortunate enough to have an opportunity to check out a fantastic presentation by Dean McBeth, Digital Strategist for Weiden + Kennedy Advertising yesterday in downtown Portland and it really got me thinking. McBeth was the online mastermind behind...

/ August 30, 2010

Four Construction Trends to Watch

It’s no secret we’re in the midst of disruptive change – from the technologies we use to the way we work. Here are four trends to watch over the coming year – some may simply see trouble ahead, while others...

/ July 7, 2010

Children’s Construction Characters Build More than Buildings

I find it interesting, but not surprising, that I have found my way to a business that focuses exclusively on the construction industry. Since I was a kid, the only toys that interested me were ones that allowed me to...

/ June 8, 2010