Season 2

Dec. 22, 2021

Owner Driven Lean Construction Project Culture with John Zachara

John Zachara leads the program and capital budget management of a multiple-site acute care healthcare organization. He uses decades of project management experience to deliver a wide variety of project types including commercial, retail, hospital, clinic...

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Dec. 8, 2021

Companywide Scrum with Bill Wagner

Bill Wagner is passionate about growing business while creating great experiences for employees. Bill generates growth by applying cutting-edge best practices from the worlds of science, marketing, and economics in a way that scales into all companies la...

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Nov. 26, 2021

Construction Scrum - [BONUS] Chapter 9 Using the Scrum Guide to Make …

Want to save time and money on your construction projects? Construction Scrum can help! The "Construction Scrum" book is the first practical guide for construction professionals to implement the Scrum framework in the construction industry. My vision for this book …

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Nov. 24, 2021

The Relentless Pursuit of Innovation with Dave Cooper

Construction has traditionally been siloed, but Dave Cooper is on a mission to make all builders and suppliers better through passion. His relentless pursuit of innovation allows for connections across complex supply chains that lead others into new part...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Trust Me, Lean is the Way to Go with Pete Novaresi

Would you benefit from the owner's insights regarding making building easier and better for yourself, your team, and your company? Begin with the end in mind and learn from a general contractor turned owner. Pete Novaresi shares his takt scheduling …

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Oct. 27, 2021

Ironworker Impact with Cindy Menches, Ph.D., P.E.

Iron workers install structural and reinforcing iron and steel to form and support buildings, bridges, roads, and more. These professionals impact the built environment by performing physically demanding and dangerous work, often at great heights. Dr. Ci...

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Oct. 13, 2021

The Lean Builder with Authors Keyan Zandy and Joe Donarumo

Keyan Zandy, Chief Operating Officer, and Joe Donarumo, Senior Superintendent, authors of The Lean Builder joined guest host, Jesus (Jesse) D Hernandez Jr, The Learnings and Missteps Podcast, and Felipe Engineer-Manriquez to build out a dialogue about wh...

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Sept. 29, 2021

The Lean Tech Problem in Construction with Nathan Wood

What do you recommend for people who resist new construction technology, innovation, lean construction, or combinations of these tools and principles as problems? Nathan C. Wood knows that projects don't have one size fits all solutions or approaches. He...

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Sept. 15, 2021

Changing Construction from Within - Meredith Meyers

Meredith Meyers is a strategic business development and marketing leader experienced in architecture, engineering, and construction. Meredith is a brilliant strategist, enjoys learning, and naturally helps people play to their strengths. She is talented in developing strategies that honor the …

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Sept. 1, 2021

International Lean Project Delivery - Jason Casey

Jason Casey is an experienced Operations Director at Ardmac helping international projects deliver large, complex, and fast build construction projects including fit-out, clean rooms, data centers, and refurbishment & construction. He leads teams to ensu...

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Aug. 18, 2021

How Architects Use Scrum - Todd Henderson

Todd Henderson is a principal at Boulder Associates, leads their San Francisco office, and has over 20 years of healthcare design experience. An advocate and innovator of lean design within his company's culture and beyond, Todd is also currently fascina...

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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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