The Leadership Vacuum

The Leadership Vacuum: Why Do Some Leaders Suck? Notes from AISC Steel ConferenceSession by Joe Contrera CEO of Alive @ Work LLC https://www.aliveatwork.com/ Session Notes Many leaders are always negative, not punctual, micro managers and are not reliable. Be clear about who you are and why you are here. Baby boomers believe in hours logged,… Read More

Request for Information (RFI) Checklist

Here is a checklist I use when processing a request for information (RFI). Part One: RFI Generation Project Manager (PM) generates RFI document in job RFI folder. Convert document to PDF and transmit to contractor via email. This step can be done by an assistant project manager (APM) project engineer or administrative personnel. Enter new… Read More

Contractor House Rules

A contractor we work with had these 10 house rules posted outside the job trailer, love this! I will…. Do everything I can to go home safe. Never forget rule #1. Respect my colleagues. Communicate positively with those around me. Challenge my colleagues to do the right thing. Come to work fit for duty &… Read More