Coaching & Mentoring

Taking Time To Teach 1000 625 Breslin Strategies

Taking Time To Teach

In a high pressure workplace the learning environment can be killed off by pressing urgency and lack of patience. When you were starting off your career, did people take the…

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#NoBSBreslin – Questions From The Field 661 358 Breslin Strategies

#NoBSBreslin – Questions From The Field

Question #1 The Know It All Supe: What To Do? Q: What would your way be to approach a deal with a General Supt. that honestly does not have the…

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10 Things You Don’t Know About Your Foremen 800 450 Breslin Strategies

10 Things You Don’t Know About Your Foremen

A MESSAGE TO OUR CONTRACTORS  I bet you think you know your foremen pretty well. You don’t. Really. They’ve been working for you forever, right? But you haven’t really…

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Hey Employers: Shut the Heck Up: 90% vs 10% 800 450 Breslin Strategies

Hey Employers: Shut the Heck Up: 90% vs 10%

Most of the union employers I know have at one time or another complained about the quality of their apprentices. For sure the reviews over the last few years is…

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Transformed: Create a Professional Foreman for $22.50 1000 637 Breslin Strategies

Transformed: Create a Professional Foreman for $22.50

Most field supervisors engaged in the construction, energy, utility, or other traditional blue collar role do not self-identify as professionals.  That is inaccurate.  That is lame.  That is a failure…

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What’s the Price Tag of a Top Foreman or Supervisor? 150 150 Breslin Strategies

What’s the Price Tag of a Top Foreman or Supervisor?

How much does it cost to develop a top foreman or supervisor?  I am not asking what you spend, I am asking you what it costs. First, let’s look at…

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Best Practices: Five Steps for Getting Lead Men Ready to Lead 150 150 Breslin Strategies

Best Practices: Five Steps for Getting Lead Men Ready to Lead

A big challenge for many organizations is getting the up and coming talent ready to lead.  Unfortunately, most managers and leaders do not spend enough lead-time getting people ready to…

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On Leadership: Building a Mentoring Culture 150 150 Breslin Strategies

On Leadership: Building a Mentoring Culture

If you’re like me, you didn’t get to where you are in life without someone mentoring you. Had it not been for the strong guidance and personal involvement of at…

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