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Construction Business Mastery – Podcast #20

In the 20th podcast of Construction Business Mastery Glenn Wilson recaps the construction figures for the month of May 2014 and compares them to the construction figures of one year ago. In addition in the feature segment he continues with the five major elements that make up a successful construction company and focuses on human resources. In the legal segment he takes listeners through a very interesting case involving written notices for contract completion and the consequences of not making sure everything is documented in writing. In the safety segment new rulings, involving the construction industry, from the Department of Labor OSHA are reviewed. In the recommendations and offers we see some interesting results from the construction 101 assessment and in the comments and musings we see that there is potential for new start construction companies.

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Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #19

 

It's now official after two years in the development Construction Business Mastery Alliance is open for membership.

In the 19th podcast of the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Glenn Wilson recaps the construction figures for the month of March and how the industry fared for the first quarter of 2013. In addition in the feature segment Glenn Wilson starts a series on the five distinct business elements that exist in a construction company in this episode he covers construction business management. In the legal segment he report is presented on a case where a subcontractor sued a prime contractor because he did not receive a subcontract even though he was listed on the owner’s bid documents. Safety segment has been revised from the original format to include a more educational perspective and in this month’s podcast Glenn Wilson talks about the safety procedures for lifting and hauling. The bonus is section has been eliminated from the podcast and has been replaced by construction industry recommendations and offers this month it covers the redesigned construction one-to-one assessment that is free to all contractors. A new segment has been added to the podcast which covers Glenn Wilson’s comments on what is currently going on in the construction industry.

Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #18

 

In the 18th podcast of the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Glenn Wilson recaps the construction figures for the month of March and how the industry fared for the first quarter of 2012. In addition in the feature segment Glenn Wilson starts a series on project management. In the legal segment he report is presented on an interesting case where a subcontractor attempted to dictate the terms and conditions of the contract in his proposal and make it binding. In the safety segment we see another contractor fined by OSHA for not properly training and providing fault protection which resulted in its totality. In the bonus section special offers are presented by both QuickBooks for contractors and plans to lift as well as a special offer from Construction Business Mastery Alliance for a free consultation just for taking the construction 101 assessment.

 

Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #17

Video by Dr. Steve Hoffman with the Core Wellness Institute.

 

In the 17th podcast of the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Glenn Wilson recaps the December construction figures and the overall year-end figures for construction spending in addition he comments on having our construction businesses work for us not us working for our construction businesses and the impact long-term. In the legal segment Glenn Wilson reports on a case involving a contractor not getting paid for change orders because they did not meet the contract requirements of giving proper notice. In the safety segment Glenn Wilson interviews Dr. Steve Hoffman with the core wellness Institute about lifting and back problems that plague our construction workers. In the bonus section plans with offers a new version of its estimating software and Dr. Hoffman posts a video of the lifting procedures discussed in the interview.

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Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #16

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In the 16th Podcast of the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Glenn Wilson comments on some of the changes in the current podcast and advises that the survey for the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Podcast is still up and request all listeners to please fill out the survey. In the feature segment Mr. Wilson provides the current economic construction spending report for the month of November and for the year to date in addition he discusses the importance of diversity of markets in construction and opportunities for new start construction companies. In the legal segment Mr. Wilson discusses a case involving contract termination and liquidated damages. In the safety segment Mr. Wilson discusses the need for barricades and barriers at construction sites and finally in the quick tips and bonus is section Mr. Wilson provides some advice for construction companies.

The 60 day free trial code for the Construction Business Mastery Alliance is: 60 Day Trial

 

Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #15

Take the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Survey and receive a free copy of "If It Didn't Happen in Writing It Didn't Happen"

In the 15th podcast of the Construction Business Mastery Alliance Glenn Wilson announces that it will be a change in the formatting of future podcasts and request listeners to fill out a short survey and offers as an incentive his acclaimed book “If It Didn't Happen in Writing It Didn't Happen”. In the feature segment Mr. Wilson discusses the fact that we don't know what we don't know in the construction industry. In the safety segment an interesting case is reviewed involving a paving company and industry standards. In the safety segment winter is upon us and cold-weather precautions are presented.

The 60 day free trial code for the Construction Business Mastery Alliance is: 60 Day Trial

 

Construction Business Mastery Alliance – Podcast #14

 

It's now official after two years in the development Construction Business Mastery Alliance is open for membership.

 

 

 

In the 14th Construction Business Mastery Alliance podcast, Glenn Wilson reviews the current economic condition of the construction industry from the perspective of the private and public sectors and relays an interesting story about a new start construction company and the importance of good project documentation. In the legal segment he looks at a case involving giving proper notification for change orders and in the safety segment he reviews safety tips on working in hot weather. In the quick tips and bonus is section Construction Business Mastery Alliance is open for membership after two years in development and the first 10 members will receive a 50% discount for life on their membership and one year personal mentoring and consulting firm Glenn Wilson.