Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Rebecca Wisniewski, Managing Partner, and Gary Wisniewski, Chairman of the Board of Advisors, of ALO Advisors. Our topic is “ESG” – the practice of better business through more sustainable environmental, social, and governance principles.
Episode 085: The Strategy and the Now of AI in AEC
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Mehdi Nourbakhsh, Ph.D., author, speaker, and CEO of YegaTech – a technology consulting company in the AEC industry. Our topic is A.I. – artificial intelligence – and how it can be leveraged to solve increasingly complex problems, improve efficiency, and position us for both the future and the now.
Episode 084: The Urgency of the “Shadow Pandemic”
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Deb Knupp, managing director at GrowthPlay. Our topic is mental health and wellness in the workplace through the lens of what’s being called the “shadow pandemic” and what leaders can do to better navigate their teams and organizations through this crisis.
Episode 083: How to Lead and Succeed with “SFA”: Success from Anywhere
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast is another special solo episode walking us through how to lead and succeed with what’s being called “SFA”: success from anywhere – the idea that our success both now and moving forward should not be limited to being in an office or being fully remote. We also dig in to better understand the sometimes justifiable ‘resistance’.
Episode 082: Connecting the Dots and Going Deeper into New Ways of Thinking and Working
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Patrick Sweet, President of the Engineering & Leadership Project, and prior to that a high-achieving professional, manager, and leader at Lockheed Martin and Bombardier. Our discussion takes us deeper into the emerging practice of systems engineering, Agile work methods, and how to improve productivity.
Episode 081: Advanced Technology and Data Use Coming Soon to a Project Like Yours
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Shawn Mahoney, President, CEO, and visionary-in-resident at OAC Services. Shawn has a long history of innovation dating back to his days as a hands-on building architect and continues to be a pioneer in the effective use of advanced technology and data in AEC.
Episode 080: Recruiting and Retaining Women (and Talent Overall) in AEC
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Bryce Batts, a career coach and recruiter, focused on serving women in AEC. Our topic is recruiting and retention women, in particular, and talent overall in this new era.
Episode 079: Thinking and Becoming More Agile in AEC
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Michael Sahota, founder and CEO of SHIFT314. Our topic is work methods – specifically work methods and thinking new to us that could be key to helping us solve some of our biggest work challenges.
Episode 078: Attracting, Engaging, and Retaining Gen Z Talent
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast features Hannah Grady Williams, founder of OVRTURE Consulting, author of A Leaders Guide to Unlocking Gen Z, and a Gen Z CEO advisor. Our topic is on how best to attract, engage, and retain Gen Z’s specifically and “native digitals” generally – the first generation to grow up with the machines and, to some, a whole new category of human.
Episode 077: Designing Your Ideal Day to End the Chaos
Today’s episode of the AEC Leadership Today podcast is a special solo episode walking us through a framework for how we can design our ideal day and begin the end the “chaos” that seems inherent with too much of what we do. Designing and beginning to live more ideal days also brings new energy and positions us for greater success both now and moving forward.