Harley Castor is the Safety Director for Commercial Steel Erection. He has been a multiple position player who understands and appreciates the nuance of the work. His varied experience as a customer service manager at Walmart, steel crew ironworker, heavy equipment drive and crane operator has given him a perspective on leadership and collaboration that is worth a listen.
Lance Pritt, Superintendent for Kanawha Stone, isn’t shy about giving his take on the fundamentals of leadership in the field. Join us in listening to Lance’s story, what matters to him, and how he gets the best out of his team in the field.
In this episode, Jacob Dahlin and Alex Shaw are joined by Darin Carr of Gapview Consulting to discuss workforce engagement and how to effectively involve them as leaders. In addition to involving your workforce, Darin covers how to build good leaders and how to be a good leader.
Marty Nicklow and Kai Bollinger are Superintendents at R.E. Lee Companies and both working in the construction industry for most of their lives. During this episode, we discuss some of the dynamics they face in their roles – from interacting with owners and architects to keeping morale among their people high and the value of staying positive and flexible.
Ed Bonkemeyer is a retired Scott employee owner who played a pivotal role in the evolution of the Risk Performance Group. During his time at Scott, Ed was known for his commitment to learning deeply about the organizations he worked with in order to best serve, coach, and advise them. Ed challenged clients to think differently about true risk versus a focus on regulatory compliance but did it in a manner where he was the student and his clients were the teachers. His vision for focusing on what really matters and framework for serving clients continue to serve the Risk Performance Group to this day.