The Productivity-Talent Bonus

Contractors will receive a major talent bonus when they put a relentless focus on field productivity.

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Field Productivity: The Productivity-Talent Bonus. Becoming a Talent Magnet.

Beyond the “Grand Slam”  improvements they will become “Talent Magnets” for the best in the industry making them unstoppable even in the face of major talent shortages. 

  • The best players want to play for the best teams.  Look at sports teams. Business is no different.
  • The best players want to play with other great players because that is what makes them better.  This is why talent differentiation matters.
  • As Jack Stack describes in “The Great Game of Business” people will disagree about many things but EVERYONE loves winning.  
  • When you start winning in the market and sharing that broadly you will attract talent.  Winning for contractors means building great projects - make it fun and your team will help you share.  
  • As Jim Collins describes in “Good to Great” winning is about getting the right people on the bus. 

It’s a continuous improvement cycle where you find a way for your current team to win.  Celebrate and share that win. Attract more great talent to your team.  Win some more. Watch your scoreboard improve.  Repeat for Sustainable Growth.  


Improving Labor Productivity Workshop


Labor Productivity
Field labor is the often the biggest variable on a construction project - making it the biggest risk and opportunity....

Labor Productivity
Field labor is the often the biggest variable on a construction project - making it the biggest risk and opportunity....

Contractor Profiles in Recession Management
3X your profitability during a recession. Look at how you performed during the last recession then evaluate your current readiness and plan your next steps.
Succession at All Levels
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Business Operating System
Contractors must have a clear vision with specific goals. It is the strength of the business operating layer of their companies that will keep them on track to achieve those goals.