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Stephanie Schmidt

Stephanie Schmidt
President, Poole Anderson Construction and Principal, Construction Leadership Network, State College, Pennsylvania

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Save the Date for the Annual Construction Leadership Network Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 18, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in Construction Leaders, CLN Conference, Sharing, Learning, Building, Tucson, Arizona

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The 2019 Construction Leadership Network conference is coming to Tucson, Arizona! Join us January 21-23 at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa for CLN’s biggest and best event ever. This gorgeous, family-friendly resort is the perfect place to:

  • Network with hundreds of industry leaders and entrepreneurs from across North America
  • Attend expert led focus groups, panel discussions and round tables
  • Be a part of the sharing, learning, building community that CLN is known for
  • Tee off in the 1st Annual CLN Golf Classic
  • Participate in peer group breakout sessions tailored for each member of your team
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Noted Economist Anirban Basu Tapped as Conference Keynote

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2017 10:17:00 AM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, Construction Leadership, CLN Conference, Tampa, Anirban Basu

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SAVE THE DATE: Anirban Basu will be the headliner for the January CLN Conference in Tampa

Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc. will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Construction Leadership Network (CLN) conference. The conference is set for January 22-24, 2018 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa.

January's conference will include 18 specialized focus groups, keynote and motivational speakers, hands-on workshops, networking lunches, peer group roundtables, certifications and specialized training, panel discussions, and full access to the best contractors and construction service providers in North America.

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Strategies To Help You Build An Exceptional Career In Construction

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2017 9:27:24 AM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, Construction Leadership, CLN Conference, Dallas, young professionals

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Attendees of the Construction Leadership Network's conference January 23-25, 2017 will gain access to top-notch keynote speakers, focus groups, panel discussions and peer roundtable groups. Although there will be abundant programming for PMs, estimators, marketers, CEOs, and business development execs, some of the programming is geared directly toward Young Professionals who are attempting to navigate the construction industry while achieving a work-life balance.

As the industry suffers from a shortage of skilled labor, CLN has dedicated part of its mission to supporting and encouraging young professionals. This session is just one in many that will be presented at the group's upcoming conference in Dallas...

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Valuable Tracks for Your Entire Team

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 31, 2016 5:05:33 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, construction, leadership, Construction Leadership

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CLN Conference: January 23-25, 2017 - Dallas, Texas

Your entire team will benefit by the dozens of focus groups, panel discussions, peer group roundtables and keynote speakers at the upcoming Construction Leadership Network conference in Dallas: 

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Free Employee Assessments Offered at the Upcoming CLN Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 31, 2016 4:51:24 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in Dallas, CLN Conference, Construction Leadership, Employee Assessments

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Construction Leadership Network Member, Leroy Hamm, is President of IHD Corporation, a leader in pre-screening and personnel development. The 30-year-old HR services firm provides pre-employment assessments, management and team development programs.

Exclusive Offer for Conference Attendees

Leroy is extending a free offer to all CLN Conference attendees who are not yet clients: a free Achiever Assessment. The purpose of the DISC II and Achiever Assessment System is to identify job-related characteristics, such as the level of organization, assertiveness, communication style and mental alertness. It also identifies whether or not the employee has learned to modify or manage his/her natural temperament. The DISC II and Achiever is used in sales and lower-to-mid level management. 

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Strategies For Winning Higher-Margin Negotiated Contracts

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2016 10:49:00 AM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in Dallas, CLN Conference, Construction Leadership, negotiated contracts

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It's one thing to win work; it's another to win profitable work! 

Attendees of the upcoming CLN Conference in Dallas can take advantage of this dynamic and highly-informative focus group.

In this session, you will learn tactics and strategies for differentiating your company, and the value of your work in a highly-competitive marketplace. If your company is on the path to growing your share of higher-margin-margin negotiated contracts, this is the session for you.

Presenter: 
Bill McCrary
CEO, Strategic Partner, Inc., a Sandler Training company

 

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Early Bird Registration Ends December 1: Register Today To Save!

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2016 4:57:00 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, Bryan Dodge, construction, leadership, keynote

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Join other top construction companies that bring key employees from all levels of their organizations to learn from industry experts, network with their peers and focus on improvement. They leave with tools to improve current practices and implement new initiatives without having to “reinvent the wheel.”

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Introducing Keynote Speaker Bryan Dodge

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2016 1:55:00 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, Bryan Dodge, construction, leadership, keynote

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We're excited to announce that we will have speaker Bryan Dodge as our keynote for the May meeting! Bryan Dodge’s 27 years of experience teaching and inspiring people of all walks of life to reach their full potential has made him one of the nation’s leading choices as a professional speaker/trainer for corporate events, conferences, and conventions. He incorporates experiences from his professional and personal life into each one of his presentations. Bryan has been happily married for over 30 years and a dedicated father for 35 years of three wonderful children and definitely understands the need for professional and personal life balance.

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Don't Miss the “Flawless Execution” Workshop at the May Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2016 4:56:00 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in Afterburner, Flawless Execution, Construction Leaders, Network

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The Construction Leadership Network is pleased to announce that Afterburner, a team of current and former fighter pilots, U.S. Navy SEALs and other elite military professionals who bring the combat-proven and battle-tested processes of high-performing military teams to organizations around the world will start off our inaugural network meeting with a keynote and planning workshop.

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Inaugural Network Meeting Announced

[fa icon="calendar'] May 1, 2016 5:52:00 PM / by Stephanie Schmidt posted in contractors, Dallas, construction, leadership

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We're proud to announce the details of our inaugural networking meeting, scheduled for May 16th through the 18th, 2016. The venue for this event is the Marriott Dallas City Center at 650 North Pearl Street.  Join construction professionals from throughout the United States and Canada for the opportunity to exchange information, share both successes and lessons learned, and form lifelong relationships with like-minded construction professionals.

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