Locked on Leaders: Secrets to Successful Hiring

On July 1, 1863, General Richard S. Ewell of the Confederate Army had a golden opportunity that could change the course of history. It’s the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg and Union soldiers, under General William Scott Hancock had retreated …

Innovating Construction Safety While Rebuilding a Landmark

South Capitol Bridgebuilders Bring Breakthrough Rigging Technology to the New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge The new Frederick Douglass Memorial bridge is the largest infrastructure project in the history of Washington D.C., promising a modern crossing to connect vital neighborhoods on either side …

Create a Culture of Learning

Locked on Leaders create a culture of learning, one that demands others learn from their mistakes as well. Learning from our mistakes has always been a hallmark of a good leader but great leaders create a culture that allows for and celebrates …

Celebrate Success

When working with an organization recently on their employee retention strategy, I asked the leaders in the company if the organization was successful. They looked at each other thinking it was a trick question. Then one participant said “yeah, we are.” I …

Why You Shouldn’t Make Team Members Responsible

One of the biggest mistakes that you can make as a leader is to make someone responsible for getting something done. If you spend any time at all reading about management and leadership you will eventually come across the sentiment “if everyone …