Retirement Onboarding - Post-Retirement Business Involvement

Contractors are a special breed of people.

Sue Weiler-Doke Profile Picture
Share
Contributors David Brown

We work “Mach 5 with our hair on fire” for decades, putting in 50-90 hours per week. We love the industry and want to stay involved.

You can retire from the business without retiring from the industry. Your expertise and passion can continue to bring advancement to the industry in many ways. A successful Retirement Masterpiece could include any of the following:

  • Become a board member for another company in the business. Leverage prior relationships with GCs and subcontractors to help them move their company forward.
  • Become a member of an association that serves the industry. There are associations for subcontractors, general contractors, women owned, veteran owned, small business, local business, and many other types of contractors. Get involved to help with legislative efforts on a local, regional, or national level.
  • Become an adjunct faculty member or a guest expert lecturer at a local college or university. Turn your past experience and expertise into classroom exercises and lectures.
  • Become an expert witness.
  • Become a consultant. Work with a diverse number of contractors, helping them to achieve success and prepare their organization for the next generation.

This is Part 5 of a 15-Part Series


Topics Covered in the Series Include:

  • Future Vision for Your Company
  • Where to Turn for a Helping Hand 
  • Post-Retirement Business Involvement
  • Our Involvement
  • Legacy

Interested in learning more? Contact us.


Retirement Onboarding for Construction Owners
Retirement Onboarding is something that construction business owners must regularly be working on for themselves and other key team members....

Retirement Onboarding for Construction Owners
Retirement Onboarding is something that construction business owners must regularly be working on for themselves and other key team members....

Quote about Winning - Bob Knight
There is an excitement about winning and definitely a need to instill that vision and passion in your team. This however is just the top of the mountain and reaching the summit is momentary. It's the discipline of preparing to win that is critical.
Business Operating Layer
Execution is the discipline of getting things done and is especially critical for contractors because we work in a highly competitive business with relatively low margins compared to the risks taken.
What is Lean
Labor productivity in the construction industry impacts all contractors and project owners and has become even more challenging with the craft labor shortage.