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You Might Be a Micromanager If …

You Might Be a Micromanager If …

Brief  Micromanaging leaders may be "over-functioning" if they are jumping in to help without being asked, feel a need to do things their way or overworry about employee reactions, writes Jennifer V. Miller. "In a management context, leaders over-function because they...

How Women Can Understand Their Fears and Move Forward

How Women Can Understand Their Fears and Move Forward

Brief The pandemic has dealt a setback to many women's careers, adding to the already present fears of failure, not being liked and being unfairly judged, writes Kaiser Consulting CEO Lori Kaiser. "Once you become comfortable with fear and with taking steps into that...

12 Recomendable Attachments to Make Concrete Work Easier

12 Recomendable Attachments to Make Concrete Work Easier

Brief Don McLoud showcases a dozen attachments for construction equipment that can be useful for placing or removing concrete. Some examples include the CC30 Concrete Claw, which can remove large slabs of concrete, and the RD6536 Skid Steer Pump, which can pump grout,...

4 ways to Get Better at Handling Conflict

4 ways to Get Better at Handling Conflict

Brief  Smart leaders manage conflict well by reframing it as a misalignment and using their boss as a mentor and guide, among other tactics, writes Marlene Chism. "Although no leader enjoys conflict, competent leaders understand that conflict is not the problem:...

Can VR Bridge the Knowledge Gap in Construction?

Can VR Bridge the Knowledge Gap in Construction?

Brief  Experience and skill might be lacking among new workers in construction, but virtual reality could help fill that knowledge gap, Purdue University professor Anthony Sparkling says. VR has potential to add the tacit knowledge of experienced workers to the...

Consider These Questions Before Reopening the Office

Consider These Questions Before Reopening the Office

Brief  Reopening offices successfully will require ongoing communication, better use of technology and an understanding that culture has changed during the pandemic, writes James daSilva. "Even the fairest pro.   Insight We shouldn’t be surprised that companies...