Rework in the construction industry is frequent and well known. It is a drain on productivity, profitability, and timeliness of project delivery for both contractors and owners. Additionally, the need for rework can have spinoff or downstream impacts for all project stakeholders. The causes of rework are, likewise, very well known: design and construction changes; errors and omissions; project enhancements;..
The Danger of Not Aligning Strategy, Business Objectives and Your Culture With an Embedded Governance Framework
Why is it that corporate culture differs so much from organisation to organisation? Look at your market sector and your closest competitors, do they have a similar strategy and corporate culture? What sets you apart from your competitors and how quickly can your organisation make changes to its business objectives, overall strategy, and aspects of culture? During this webinar we will consider some of the ri..
The Development and Implementation of a Hands on Day to Day Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Operating Manual
Most environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) guidance is provided by program management. This includes guidance on matters such as compliance, audit, and management systems, for example, ISO 14,001. There is little guidance provided for day-to-day EHS activities. Learning is usually by trial and error. There is general uncertainty if things are being done correctly or perhaps not. If you are trying to antic..
The Do's and Don'ts of Poster Compliance. Is Your Company in Compliance with the 2017 Poster Requirements?
Many Employers nationwide are aware they are required to have labor posters in places where their employees congregate. There are many states that have poster requiring them to include minimum wage rates, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices, the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, and other Federal laws. But, did you know that not all states have the same requirements? Additionally, more states h..
The governance of any enterprise is only as good as its board of directors… and that board is only as effective as its chairman. Here are the secrets of the world’s best board leaders.“You can’t improve what you can’t measure” applies in the boardroom as much as in other areas of business. Boards of directors are increasingly a critical, functional part of running companies. Yet the regular evaluation and b..
The webinar will focus on taking your EHS organization from reactive to proactive. While a plan is unnecessary for a reactive organization; it is critically necessary for a proactive organization. As a proactive group, you will have internal and external clients. Senior management, division, and plant management are internal clients. Company individual facilities are also your internal clients. Trade associ..
“The future belongs to individuals and companies who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit, whether that is inside or outside a company. The fundamental question is what is going to have people get motivated and inspired to make their highest contribution? What is going to get them fired up to do what they came here to do?” From “The Rise of the Intrapreneur”, Fast Company. As a company grows it naturally beco..
Management is both a science and an art. The science is in making people more effective than they would have been without you. The art is in how you achieve that. We will help you more effectively use each minute to accomplish your task of goal setting, praising or reprimanding. Many of these principles and teachings can be applied to both of your professional and personal life.Would you like to become an e..
The Proper Way to Correct I-9 Documents and Not Pay Penalties! Use New Tools Accepted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Free for All Attendees: I-9 Correction and Storage Toolkit Accepted by DHS!I was one of 3 compliance auditors who reviewed over 7,000 I9 documents from an agricultural farm in Florida in 2012. We were hired when the company was audited for I9 document violations and the possible violation for hiring illegal immigrants. It was the start of when regulatory agencies were cracking down on immigration hiring and..
Most of our daily activities are a form of habit, we do the same thing over and over. Think of how you brush your teeth. It’s habit, right? There is one habit you can develop that will change your life, improve your company and get you dynamic results in virtually every area of your life. That habit is what this webinar is all about: The Power of One to One Time.Imagine having the confidence, coordination, ..
Take control of your time...and get control of your entire workday!The speed of everything has changed. Are your time management skills up to the challenge?Do you put off more today than you can ever accomplish tomorrow...exhaust yourself by 4:00 p.m. with only a fraction of your work done...see yourself as a decision maker who never gets around to making decisions...dread the next business meeting—or worse..
The definition of diversity in any given situation depends on who you ask. People define the concept based on their individual backgrounds and upbringing. As a result, these definitions are as numerous as the individuals defining it. In today's workplace, there needs to be a consistent definition to facilitate a harmonious work environment. The talk will assist an organization to define and develop a divers..
This program will cover a range of sanctions compliance topics. Beginning with an overview of US economic sanctions and embargoes rules and regulations, the panel will then cover key sanctions compliance issues. This will include topics such as conducting business with or in Russia, identifying and preventing prohibited facilitation of prohibited transactions, and strategies for conducting compliance audits..
De-escalation, diffusion, Verbal Judo, or “talking someone down", are all names for keeping the potentially violent person from becoming an actual violent person. This program will provide strategies, tactics, and techniques for keeping situations from devolving into dangerous confrontations. We’ll take a quick look into the problem of workplace violence, how often it happens and what is the effect on indiv..
According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5% of U.S. businesses experience workplace violence yearly. The percentage of workplace violence increases to 50% for organizations with 1,000 employees. The FBI stated that in 2014 an active shooting incident occurred, on average, once every three weeks. However, given the size of the U. S., the chances of being a victim of a workplace shooting are s..