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Changing Mental Health at Work

Changing Mental Health at Work

October 10, 2020

Today is World Mental Health Day (10/10/2020) and The Easier, Better, for Construction Show BONUS episode is for us to see how to spot and help ourselves and others make building easier and better while improving our mental wellbeing. Michelle E. Dickinson, Author, TED Speaker, and advocate, discusses ways to decrease the mental health stigma and shame that prevents people from accessing care within the workplace along with her own personal story of perseverance and triumph. Michelle shared important tips and strategies to help us all stay mentally empowered during the current uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Follow Michelle on Social Media at

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-e-dickinson-7882013

https://www.michelleedickinson.com/

Free Chapter of my Book: http://breakingintomylife.com/excerpt/

Hear Michelle with Bella Englebach and Gemma Jones on The Edges of Lean Podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/continuous-improvement-and-mental-health/id1524846544?i=1000490069960

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Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

October 7, 2020

Denis Stroup continues building upon nearly three decades of experience focusing on lean integrated project delivery and healthcare design. We explored how to build continuous improvement culture with owners and teams along with pivoting to overcome COVID-19 project challenges. Denis shares his passion for building and sustaining a culture that fosters a highly collaborative environment where people do their best work. We also shared some #Scrum and Last Planner System stories that enable positive collaboration, COVID challenges, and how lean helped even stubborn people change and adapt. 

Follow Denis on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/denis-j-stroup-0a554a41/

Follow Felipe on social media via

LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe

Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

September 23, 2020

Since 2000, Brent Darnell has been actively teaching #constructionindustry professionals people skills and emotional intelligence. He is a best-selling author, engineer, playwright, teacher, trainer, speaker & coach. We dive deep into how emotional intelligence impacts people and their teams along with local culture’s impact on emotional expression. Brent shares what you can do today to move towards better outcomes.  The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.

The show referenced suicide prevention link is https://preventconstructionsuicide.com/

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LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brentdarnell

Twitter at https://twitter.com/BrentDarnell

Website at https://www.brentdarnell.com/shop for books, audio stuff, and apps Brent’s Tao of Emotional Intelligence

https://www.brentdarnell.com/resources for cool, free stuff

https://www.brentdarnell.com/online-courses try out some sample online courses with links at bottom of page

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

Building Mental Health (Suicide Prevention)

Building Mental Health (Suicide Prevention)

September 9, 2020

Currently, the United States construction industry now leads with the highest suicide rate at 50 people taking their lives for every 100,000 industry workers according to the CDC. There are about 11 million industry workers as of 2019.  We share ideas to provide help to those in need and build up our own mental health. Frank King, the Mental Health Comedian, says "You can make a difference, you can save a life, I can show you how."  The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.

The show referenced suicide prevention link is available here at https://workplacesuicideprevention.com/

Check out the Frank’s Ted Talks shared on his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/frankking2

Follow Frank on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankkingthemhcomedian/ and at Twitter @theMHcomedian  https://twitter.com/theMHcomedian

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and at Twitter @felipe_engineer  https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

Make Work Visible

Make Work Visible

August 26, 2020

The ideas and actions that made it possible for an architect and general contractor to work happily together include thinking we have the power to make our work better and a knack for making it visible to let it flow easier. Can the Last Planner System (Pull Planning), Kanban, and Scrum play nicely? Bruce Cousins and I think so. The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.

The show referenced IGLC Article “Digital Kanban Boards Used in Design and 3d Coordination” is available for free download here at http://iglc.net/Papers/Details/1454 Check out the Sword YouTube Channel to see more about Takt Planning at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-JCUXqJcTYnOSYTLbl6jVA Follow Bruce on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bimdaddy/

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and at Twitter @felipe_engineer (https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer)

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress. It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching. Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020

People First Construction

People First Construction

August 14, 2020

Stephanie Roldan and I explored the people side of construction, core values, mental health, Last Planner System/Pull Planning, and encouraging our kids to join our industry. If you underestimate your span of control and influence, this episode will reveal a new perspective and share uncharted paths to new careers in the construction industry. The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how.

 

Follow Stephanie on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-roldan-77719612/ and at https://www.rosendin.com/

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and at Twitter @felipe_engineer (https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer)

 

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress. It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching. Learn more at https://www.lcicongress.org/2020 

Disruption Has Arrived

Disruption Has Arrived

July 29, 2020

The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier and better share how. Mike Williams and I explored Lean construction, Scrum, Prefabrication, construction software, Waste, Design Phase Planning, Problem-Solving, Design Fees, and Contracts. If you see your company headed into trouble, this episode will give you actions to skillfully sound the alarm and change course.

 

Follow Mike on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/mspencerwilliams and at https://hmcarchitects.com/

 

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and at Twitter @felipe_engineer (https://twitter.com/felipe_engineer)

 

The audio podcast is at www.theebfcshow.com

 

Today's episode is sponsored by the Lean Construction Institute. Join me and many others from the Lean design and construction community at their 22nd Annual Congress.  It is being held virtually this year, the week of October 19th. Our theme is the ABC’s of Lean...Transformation through Actions, Best Practices, and Coaching.  Learn more at www.lcicongress.org/2020

Construction Systems

Construction Systems

July 15, 2020

Watch the video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/MSXsh87RlGM

The Easier, Better, for Construction Show is where people working to make building easier, better, faster, and cheaper share how. Josh Mischung and I explored construction systems including economic incentives, work planning, profits, and safety.

Follow Josh on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/joshmischung and at www.knoasis.io

Follow Felipe on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/engineerfelipe and at Twitter @felipe_engineer

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