What Massachusetts Contractors Must Know about Smoke Alarms

In 2016, there were almost 17,000 structure fires in the state of Massachusetts. They killed 47 people, injured another 675 civilians and fire service personnel, and caused more than $234 million in property damage. These statistics underscore the need for properly-functioning and adequately-distributed fire and smoke detectors throughout all buildings. As a contractor in the…

Passion & Dedication: The Unsung Keys to Succeeding as a Construction Supervisor

Adam Rinder tells the story of pondering a question about founding a relationship on dedication. As he considered the question, he thought to himself, “Who wants a relationship founded upon dedication? That just sounded boring.” As he continued to process his thoughts, he rightly concluded, “While passion is an important catalyst, it is dedication which sustains…

How Leadership & Understanding Can Make You an Outstanding Construction Supervisor

“A unique relationship develops among team members who enter into dialogue regularly.  They develop a deep trust that cannot help but carry over to discussions. They develop a richer understanding of the uniqueness of each person’s point of view.” – Peter Senge “Peter Senge is a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Sustainability at the MIT Sloan School…