Construction Safety: The Crossroads of Employee Discipline and Engagement

My father started a construction company in 1965, the year before I was born.  I have worked in it, off and on, since I was 13.  For the past 16 years, I have served as the company's legal counsel and, most recently, as it's chief risk management officer.  Just as construction methods have changed, so to have the attitudes towards construction safety and its enforcement. In the early days of my … [Read more...]

The Road Paved With Good Intentions

This week I am attending the Annual Global Conference of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) in San Diego.  According to its website: FFI is the leading association worldwide for family enterprise professionals and the organization of choice for the advisors, consultants, educators, and researchers who help perpetuate transgenerational family business wealth. FFI is a great resource for consultants, … [Read more...]