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How A Subcontractor Makes the Most of Its CLN Membership

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 19, 2018 11:15:22 AM / by Construction Leadership Network Communications posted in Subcontractors, Sharing, Learning, Building, Construction Leadership

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Pictured here: Bill Craft (back row, left) is pictured with his Service Team. The family-owned and operated mechanical subcontractor is an inaugural member of CLN.

Bill Craft is Senior Vice President of Service at James Craft & Son, a 100+ year old family-run HVAC and Mechanical Contractor based in York, Pennsylvania. Bill is an inaugural CLN member, was a long-time Jack Miller Network member and serves on the CLN steering committee. We sat down with Bill to ask him about the benefits of his CLN membership as a subcontractor.

CLN: You are an inaugural member of the CLN and you serve on the Steering Committee. Prior to that, how long were you associated with the Jack Miller Network?

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#CLNTampa 2018 Conference Highlight: Panel Discussions

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2018 2:10:54 PM / by Tina Hess posted in contractors, Construction Leadership, CLN Conference, Tampa, Anirban Basu

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Get ready for a set of panel discussions like no other scheduled for #CLNTampa 2018 as we bring together top construction industry leaders to take an in-depth look at topics such as Technology, Workforce Development and Landing & Executing New Business.  Registration is still open so make sure you don't miss this collaborative opportunity to learn, share and get inspired for growth.

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Plan to Experience Tampa Bay during the #CLNTampa 2018 Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 12:33:30 PM / by Tina Hess posted in contractors, Construction Leadership, CLN Conference, Tampa, Anirban Basu

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Make the most out of your trip to #CLNTampa 2018 by planning to mix work with play. Whether you have family traveling with you or your interested in exploring our destination city during your free time, the vibrant city of Tampa has unlimited possibilities waiting to be discovered.

Check out our VisitTampaBay website for useful information to help you plan your visit.  With the #CLNTampa 2018 conference designed to deliver what you need to work better, smarter and more inspired,  make sure you maximize your time out of the office by also experiencing some fun while in Tampa Bay, Florida.

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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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