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Leadership MattersContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
In the design and construction industry, we have primarily focused on management as the predominant skill set needed for success. However, the old model of simply “planning the work and working the plan” is no longer all that is needed to succeed in our business. As an industry we need to shift from being order takers to being value generators, and that requires far more than management skills. What is missing and needed is a new kind of leadership, capable of influencing and inspiring real change to impact the cultural traditions and behaviors that have hindered our industry and stifled real innovation for far too long.
The Power of CommunicationContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Leadership is essentially a linguistic phenomenon. Therefore, communication is the single most powerful tool that you have at your disposal when it comes to leading effectively. In this session, we will explore the various distinctions of communication from three perspectives: - The human perspective or what gets in the way of people communicating in the first place - The technical perspective which deals with the fundamental skills of talking and listening - The spiritual perspective which considers the purposeful and authentic intentions behind our communications
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 1 – The ProcurementContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the first of this three part series, Robynne will provide an explanation of progressive design-build as well as its various forms. She will also discuss the owner’s considerations in the determination regarding whether to use progressive design-build as well as helpful procurement tools that help the owner select the right design-build team for the project.
Inspiring LeadershipContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Before you can move minds, you have to be able to move hearts. This is quite counter to the traditional “command and control” style of leadership that our industry is known for. But “command and control” hasn’t worked for quite some time. Instead, what is called for, but often missing in leadership, is the ability to inspire, motivate, and energize people every day. It is inspiration and motivation that can moves hearts, and ultimately, move minds, to achieve your organizational goals. In this session, we will focus on how you can intentionally improve the inspirational effect that you have on people and the difference that makes in their performance and commitment. We will explore how inspiration and leadership are interconnected and consider how genuine conversations galvanize people to achieve more than they thought possible.
Leadership PresenceContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Most people think that presence is something you are just born with. Not true. Presence is actually a set of skills both internal and external that virtually anyone can develop and improve. Presence impacts how you show up, how you connect and how you speak. However, it’s not easy to make these improvements. It requires giving up some bad habits and changing some behaviors. But the investment is worth it if you want to build trust and credibility and strengthen your relationships to enhance collaboration. Bottom line, developing presence will make you a more effective leader.
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 2 – The ContractContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the second of this three part series, Robynne will discuss the structure of the progressive design-build contract and how it differs from other types of design-build contracts. Robynne will also review the different risks and obligations for both owners and design-builders in the progressive design-build contract.
The Risky Business of Right of Way: What is it costing you?Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This presentation will discuss Right of Way Acquisition for design build projects, including aligning project schedule and cost risk. The presentation will highlight a number of variables that impact Right of Way acquisition decisions and costs. Some brief case studies and lessons learned will also be shared.
The Power of StorytellingContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Whether trying to influence the marketplace and your clients or impact the culture of your organization, storytelling is actually one of the most effective tools to drive change. Great leaders are able to tell great stories. Getting people on board with your ideas and solutions doesn’t happen by chance. Having great ideas isn’t enough if all you can convey about them are the facts, figures and good logic that support them. In this session, we will discuss how to frame your intentions and ideas in such a way that they educate, inform, motivate and inspire to achieve the results that you are seeking.
Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 3 – The PerformanceContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the third of this three part series, Robynne will discuss the key elements to success in the performance of the progressive design-build project and how to avoid common pitfalls after the contract is signed.
Best Practices for Environmental Analysis & Permitting in Transportation Design-Build ProjectsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planning, environmental permitting and post-award environmental management (e.g., NEPA re-evaluations and permit modifications).
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