Aug. 4, 2021

IPD vs Traditional Contracts - Darlene Cadman

IPD is a fast-growing contract delivery model for schools in Canada. Darlene Cadman is bringing years of IPD experience to the United States. She is an architect working primarily in educational facilities. She has decades of experience in a wide …

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July 21, 2021

Smart Cities - Cycle Time is How You Make Your Money with Paul Doherty

"...pause and ask, are we doing the right thing?” ~Paul Doherty As published by Forbes as “Changing the World”, seen on Bloomberg TV and reported by CNBC as one of America's Business T...

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July 7, 2021

Finding Your Tribe in Construction with Kate and Millicent

How do you find people in design and construction working to make our industry better than they found it? Often you find them in genuine conversations sharing honestly about how things are and what we are working on today. Kate …

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June 23, 2021

Lean Construction Superintendent Steve Turner

Steve Turner is more than a Superintendent. He steps towards different challenges and opportunities with tact and grace. He is also the Lean Champion for FPI Builders. Join this inspiring dialogue about Steve’s experiences with Lean Construction principl...

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June 9, 2021

Firefighting versus Lean Construction - Dan Fauchier

Dan Fauchier feels your frustrations. He too has worked too many hours doing a “great job” of managing Waste. Now he is dedicated to increasing staff productivity while ensuring on-time and on-budget project completion. Watch/listen to this show if you …

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May 26, 2021

Construction Professional vs Construction Worker - Henry Nutt, III

Why are tradespeople called construction workers? What makes someone a construction professional? Do you have to go to college to be called a professional? Henry Nutt, III is a Preconstruction Executive at Southland Industries. He is a passionate advocat...

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May 12, 2021

True Construction Executive Stories - Sean Graystone

⚠️ Warning ⚠️ This episode is not for the easily offended or naive. Sean Graystone shares his 40 plus years of experience in construction including little-known industry insights including Agile contracts. We explored improving our industry, mental heal...

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April 28, 2021

The Future of Construction Engineering - Fernanda Leite, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Fernanda Leite has worked as a #projectmanager in Brazil including multiple government and commercial building construction projects. Today, she is an Associate Professor in Construction Engineering and Project Management, in the Civil, Architectural...

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April 14, 2021

Real Innovation vs Click Bait - Mark III Construction

Real construction innovation can be hard to see in the vast amount of marketing and market noise. Construction innovation is real. Dan Carlton, President, Partner, and Makayla Oei, Project Executive, at Mark III Construction, Inc. shared what they are d...

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March 31, 2021

Superintendent Leadership - Frank Coln

Frank Coln strives to create an environment of constant learning on his projects. His experiences with pull planning and the Last Planner System go beyond one size fits all approaches that often fail. He represents a growing number of construction …

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March 17, 2021

Scrum Elevating Construction with Jason Schroeder

How does critical path method (traditional waterfall project management), Last Planner System, and Scrum work or fight? Jason and Felipe dug into this and how some Lean practitioners neglect to PDCA their approaches, tools, and methods. Jason Schroeder ...

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March 3, 2021

Superintendent Led Lean Construction - Joe Donarumo, The Lean Builder

Joe Donarumo serves Linbeck as a Senior Superintendent in Fort Worth, Texas. He specializes in developing and leading high-performing field teams in Healthcare construction. As Director of Lean Application, Joe is responsible for Linbeck's Lean processes...

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Feb. 17, 2021

Scrum in Construction - Dr. Jeff Sutherland

Dr. Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum to help people make better products and services faster and with people having a good time doing it. Jeff Sutherland, Scrum co-creator, and Scrum Inc. Principal, Dee Rhoda, share why design & construction companies are …

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Feb. 3, 2021

It Happened on the Job

Mike Fisher and Brian Somers are the hosts of the It Happened on the Job Podcast. Their collection of conversations with contractors come from all sides of the construction industry. In this episode, we take turns being podcast guests to …

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Jan. 20, 2021

Strategic Leadership

Are you curious about how #projectmanagers influence and impact people and projects using strategic leadership? Tania Gharechedaghy shares with us how things change, including construction careers. She shares experiences from large to mega-sized project...

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Jan. 6, 2021

The Scrum Fieldbook - JJ Sutherland

Dr. Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum to help people make better stuff faster and have a good time doing it. JJ Sutherland is the CEO of Scrum Inc, the leading provider of Scrum training and consulting. He is the author of …

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Dec. 23, 2020

Learning to LEAD, Leading to Learn Part 2

Katie Anderson shares her insights and approaches for helping individuals and organizations gain clarity on their goals, deepen their problem-solving skills, and continuously improve on part two of two for The EBFC Show. Katie is passionate about helpin...

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Dec. 9, 2020

Learning to LEAD, Leading to Learn Part 1

Katie Anderson is passionate about helping individual people and organizations around the world lead with intention. An internationally recognized leadership coach, consultant, author, and professional speaker, Katie uses over 20 years of experience to ...

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Nov. 25, 2020

Building with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

James Pease, Executive Director - Design and Construction at UCSF Medical Center, shares his decade-plus of experiences of integrated project delivery in healthcare, more than 20 projects and counting. James is a leading expert in the setup and structure...

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Nov. 11, 2020

Respect People, Respect the Work

Many people start with Lean tools first, most experienced practitioners later focus deeper on Lean thinking, values, and mindset. Stan Chiu is Director of Healthcare for Gensler’s Los Angeles Practice and is a leader in Lean Design and Integrated Project...

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Oct. 28, 2020

Scrum Beyond PDCA

Dr. Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum to help people make better stuff faster and have a good time doing it. Avi Schneier helps Jeff do that, specializes with Scrum outside of software, and shares how using Scrum with large firms led …

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Oct. 10, 2020

Changing Mental Health at Work

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 …

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Oct. 7, 2020

Building Team Culture with Positive Adaptation

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 COVI...

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Sept. 23, 2020

Emotional Intelligence

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 intel...

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