Learnings and Missteps The Podcast

Learnings and Missteps The Podcast

On the Learnings and Missteps Podcast, Jesse and Rene dig into the stories of the men and women who have built careers in the construction industry. Each guest, from front line installers to Executives, intimately describe their path from youth to the current day and how they intend to impact the world going forward. Let us bend your ear and Join us in our efforts to Enhance the Image of Careers in Construction.

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