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Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an effective, modern construction company leader

Hard work, soft touch: 3 steps to becoming an...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 17, 2014

As anyone who has ever owned a business can tell you, being in charge and being a leader isn’t necessarily ...

Fort Hood shooting shows why kinship is key to great leadership

Fort Hood shooting shows why kinship is key to great...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 04, 2014

I spent the early part of this week writing about our 2014 Contractor of the Year for the May issue ...

The 9 leadership rules every contractor should know

The 9 leadership rules every contractor should know

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 09, 2013

One of the great assignments the editors at Equipment World get every year is to go out and interview a ...

10 things construction leaders can learn from Dwight D. Eisenhower

10 things construction leaders can learn from Dwight D....

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 30, 2013

The trouble with most management and leadership books crowding the shelves today is that many of them were written by ...

Time management, new strategies key to success in post-recession construction industry

Time management, new strategies key to success in...

Posted by Amy Materson on Feb 28, 2013

Lately we've been hearing the recession is finally over. Whether you agree or not, some negative lingering effects have already ...

Komatsu shuffles leadership, names Tetsuji Ohashi President and CEO

Komatsu shuffles leadership, names Tetsuji Ohashi...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 31, 2013

Komatsu recently announced a few changes to its senior leadership team that will take effect April 1. Current President and CEO ...

Do you have the leadership gene?

Do you have the leadership gene?

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 30, 2013

If you’ve struggled with managing your company or crew, you may have tried to improve your skill set, either through ...

Gratitude and the value of leading with emotional intelligence

Gratitude and the value of leading with emotional...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 27, 2012

"It's my way or the highway." You may not say those words aloud, but if you’re a business owner, I’d be ...

The complexity of leadership

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2012

Alan Bracken started at age 19 and created a successful asphalt paving company from scratch.  And what he found after ...

Heil Trailer International hires new vice president of product development

Heil Trailer International hires new vice president of...

Posted by Katie Wood on Aug 01, 2011

Heil Trailer International announced that Yassir Shanshal has accepted the position of vice president of product development. Shanshal will be ...

LBX Company promotes new leadership

LBX Company promotes new leadership

Posted by Katie Wood on May 13, 2011

Several key personnel have been promoted to new roles within LBX  effective May 1. Eric Sauvage has been promoted to executive vice ...

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