Doing What is Necessary

We get to be part of the organizational reviews for contractors across the country.

D. Brown Management Profile Picture
Share

Obviously, the goal is to keep people in positions they are best and happiest at. But that isn't always an option and the people who are admired the most are those that have versatility, positive attitudes, good learning abilities, are team players, and put the love of winning with their team ahead of what makes them comfortable or happy in the moment.  

We've seen lots of talented people who are focused on only what they love or are comfortable doing, even if the team needs something else. That never ends well.

On the other hand, I've never seen anyone who consistently did whatever it took for the team to win, including developing new capabilities, who wasn't wealthy in all aspects of their life

Graph: Balancing Our Highest and Best Use on the Team, Things We Love Doing, and Things We Are Best on the Team At. Quote: It is no use saying we are doing our best. you have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. Winston Churchill



A Typical Project - Cash Flow S-Curve
Ensuring great financial outcomes is the ONLY way to build a sustainable construction business that can serve customers and develop team members over the long-term.
Impacted Productivity - Dilution of Management
Dilution of management will compound an already impacted construction project. It is important for teams to realize the full costs of impacts as they start to occur.
The Productivity-Talent Bonus
Contractors will receive a major talent bonus when they put a relentless focus on field productivity. They will become “Talent Magnets” for the best in the industry making them unstoppable even in the face of major talent shortages.