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Oct. 23, 2021

October 23, 2021

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This thought talks on of my many defense mechanisms. It is likely rooted in trauma, stuff that I thought I had worked through. Though it may not be self destructive behavior, its still holding me back.

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Spencer Easton shares his cheat code for accelerated learning. Yes Construction Professoinals are awesome!

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This clip from the 5S in Relationships Live Stream series, addresses a question many leaders wrestle with. Influencing people takes some skills that are counterintuitive the most confusing one is Meeting people where they are at. This takes patience, active listening and intuition.

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Spencer Easton, Takt expert brightens our day by with this shout out. Gratitude is the best word that comes to mind.

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This Hug examines the largely missunderstood principle of respect and provides some guidance on respecting yourself. In any professional space it is easy to get caught up in staying cordiale out of self preservation; this hug is intended to challenge that practice and help you grow.

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In this episode Rene Duron comes back from a long summer of overtime and he didnt skip a beat. His heartfelt vulnerable questions invite Spencer Easton breathe some accountability into Rene. Spencer came into construction intending to be a field engineer which turned into him being a Scheduling Man…

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Oct. 7, 2021

How do you show up?

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This thought is about the muse. Where do you get inspiration from? have you cultivated a network of people that emerse your brain in a creative space?

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This clip comes from the 2nd session of 5S in Relationships. We came in swinging with vulnerability and real talk. Here she answers the question that too often gets forgotten. With all the processes and tools in Lean, Construction and any work environment we forget that without people what are we e…

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This will be Round 3 of these Calabosessions with Jennifer Lacy. We will jump into the 3rd S which is Shine defined as Clean and kepp all sotrage area void of clutter (negativity) and unwanted materials (emotion). Here goes some cheat notes for you to begin practicing at home and your Construction …

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This though examines our interpersonal operating systems & interface systems from the Jesse land point of view. It is a call to examine how your operating system may be sound however the way you treat people undermines it. Be compassionate in seeking feedback to improve your interface systesm. Too…

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Get to know Program Coordinator / Project Manager Miss Krista Ackles. Krista studied finance and when seeking employment she decided the construction Industry was more suitable and went out and made that happen. The recession hit which caused her to seek work elsewhere, thank goodness!! Since then …

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We are all confronted with the labor shortage and deflecting ownership will not help us overcome the situation. This short is part of a larger conversation with Krista Ackles where we discuss the program at Construction Careers Academy where they are walking the walk to close the skills gap.

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We examine the degree of sophistication at Construction Careers Academy. These High school students get exposed to Plumbing, Welding, Carpentry, Project Management, Electrical, HVAC and Engineering. The tools and experience they aquire make them phenominal candidates for employers.

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Krista tells us how NISD made a committment to Go Big on Construction Careers Academy. Their investment into the community and our youth has translated into many young lives finding Internships and careers in the construction Industry.

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The students at Construction Careers Academy get all the benefits of Miss Krista Ackles Program Coordinator. She has contributed to many young lives finding a career in construction and guided them through building the coolest tiny homes.

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I spill the beans about my recruiting tactics of High School students. The mock interviews are intended for professional development and turned out employment as well. We were able to recruit some amazing interns for our Trade Based Internship Program.


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For some thoughts intended to inspire your thinking check out our Monday Morning Hugs at: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnVikYCgUE4GwiOGdkM40T3XeautQEKey

Interested in learning more about The Last Planner System, Lean Construction, 8 Wastes, Visual Management, Daily Huddles, PPC, A3 thinking,…

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This Learning comes from a painful experience I had at my first Public Speaking event. Had I let that experience define my path, I would not have the level of fulfillment I do today. Often the pain of experience is exactly what is needed for our personal development


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This is the 2nd of 5 callabosessions between Jennifer Lacy and I discussing some techniques for applying 5S in our Relationships. You can expect 75 minutes of real talk that bounces between some soft squishy stuff from Psychological Safety to my Missteps in romantic relationships and solid practica…

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