“You can’t predict but you can prepare” is a key element Jim Collins’ “Great By Choice” Design-Bid-Build, CM Multi-Prime, CM at Risk, Lease Lease-Back, and
99% of the unpredictability of construction comes from people. PEOPLE need to manufacture, install, and coordinate thousands of things that go into a construction project.
“You can’t predict but you can prepare” Howard Marks Construction is hard. It will throw challenges at you on an hourly basis. It is relentless.
Collective knowledge is always stronger than individual knowledge. The best way to gain collective knowledge is to bring people together in a meaningful way. But…
The opportunity to learn…
On every project there will be questions, clarifications and changes. It is an infinite game. Having a system in place to document and track the
Plans and specifications are the product of a designers “intent”. They provide lines and words to convey a vision for a project. Submittals and shop
“There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard. There
Gaining experience in construction takes TIME, lots of time, seeing project after project, there is always something new to learn about building and people. The GRADE is how
Construction, at its best, is a series of problems that need to be solved to complete a project. 90% of all phone calls from your team, to