Incredibly, I find many contractors totally inept when it comes to leadership. Talk about equipment — “Great.” Discuss direct costs — “Got it.” Perform job layout — “In my sleep, pal.” But ask them to lead today’s worker and they move to the back of the class.
Look, you can lead. Certainly there are many challenges for today’s concrete contractor, but we must move positively ahead as it relates to leading our workers. Let me briefly share four key habits of effective leaders.