How has social media influenced what the world knows about the trades? How do we tackle the subject of miscommunication about—and within—the industry? Join host Todd and guest Sam Hamilton as they discuss the ups and downs of communication in the industry, how ego can easily lead to misunderstandings on projects, how to tell the “tried and true” from the “shiny and new,” the importance of “pushing the broom” above appearances, and much more.
Sam Hamilton is the director of prefabrication and virtual design construction (VDC) at Encore Electric. She leads two teams of more than 70 Colorado-based craftspeople in the prefabrication shop as well as VDC Coordinators. She was recognized as one the region’s Top Young Professionals by Engineering News Record in 2018. Hamilton’s prefabrication team was also awarded the “Building and Construction Manufacturer of the Year” in 2021.