Blue is the New White

What kinds of opportunities do you associate with blue-collar jobs? Do they differ from white-collar opportunities? It seems that the lines are beginning to blur. Join host Todd and guest Josh Zolin as they discuss “abundance” within the trades, managing a good work-life balance, challenging the stigma around manual labor, and more.

Keeping Up With DfMA and Data

Catch us here Spotify Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Overcast Episode Description As prefabrication becomes more and more popular, what opportunities have risen to meet it? How do we keep up? Join host Todd and guest Neil Wypior as they discuss lessons learned about the manufacturing process, how to move past Read more…

Tools and Tricks for the Future of Collaboration

How do you bring new voices to the table? Better yet, how do you make sure that those new voices are heard? Join host Todd and guest Rick Kremer as they discuss crossing the divide between GCs and architects, the differences in how people have worked over the past two years, and how to encourage and embrace better collaboration in the industry.

The Long Road to the Finished Product

What are the biggest trends emerging in construction? Do you see any pushback towards them? Join host Todd and guest Kelli Lubeley as they discuss achieving buy-in from the industry when it comes to changing workflows, the importance of “the right timing,” and when innovation might become a normal expectation within the industry.

Every Company Tells a Story

It’s true: audio and video are the “in” thing, especially when it comes to spreading the word about your company. Do you feel hesitant about adopting videography, or are you completely on board? Join host Todd and guest Dan Maitland as they discuss how to “own your story,” the importance of storytelling through the “hero’s journey,” the ROI on videography in construction companies, and how to embrace the camera as someone who may be camera-shy

Why Knowledge Transfer is Mission Critical

Join host Todd and guest Shannon Tymosko as they discuss commutable skills between Child and Youth Work and the trades, the current divide between “white-collar” and “blue-collar” work, how social media can elevate your and your company’s journey, and how construction is commonly misinterpreted or misunderstood by society at large.

Foundational Building Blocks for Successful Technology Adoption

After over 125 episodes of the award-winning Bridging the Gap podcast, we have seen a pattern in the messages and insights brought by our guests. As we welcome new members of the workforce into construction, witness the dawn of another great industrial revolution, incorporate new tools and new processes, promote a growth mindset, and embrace more collaboration, there are many questions to ask and answer.

Taking Pride in the Trades

How vital do you consider training to be? How about relationship-building on the job? Join host Todd and guest Rebecca Lewis as they discuss misconceptions around “blue collar” and “white collar” jobs, the strange competition between trade schools and colleges, the best way to defend tech adoption to naysayers, and the biggest hurdles that currently face the industry. Rebecca Lewis is an Electrical Revit & CAD Design Engineer at Allison-Smith Company LLC in Atlanta, Georgia.