When the stakes are high and conventional thinking is not getting the job done, Gene’s breadth of experience and insightful point of view will help the owners and leaders of Colorado construction businesses and the law firms they depend on find the right solutions.


Battling the Loneliness of Leadership

We’ve all experienced the loneliness of leadership – at least to some degree – and business leaders are starting to address its unspoken challenges. I recommend, “How to Overcome the Loneliness of Leadership,” in Construction Business Owner. Being the person in charge...

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Great Careers for Colorado Construction Workers

Colorado’s economy desperately needs skilled construction workers. Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C) estimates the state’s construction industry will need to add 47,000 skilled employees by 2027. Is that even possible? You can see for yourself at...

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Men Supporting Women in Construction

Labor shortages are rippling across Colorado’s robust construction economy due to the lingering effects of the pandemic and the inevitable consequences of Baby Boomers leaving the construction workforce ahead of schedule.   The Baby Boomer retirement rate was a...

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Why Baby Boomers Avoid Retirement

People are living longer, healthier lives and that has Baby Boomers questioning whether it’s wise to end their careers at age 65. Many potential retirees would prefer to extend their careers by hunkering down in their current jobs. Unfortunately, when that’s no longer...

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Key Drivers of Law Firm Succession Planning

I recently passed the 100-day mile marker in my new venture, and I want to share the most remarkable observation I’ve made so far. The Covid-19 virus was a slingshot that propelled people’s views and attitudes in many different directions, but there is one reaction...

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Construction Business Succession – Timing Matters

The pandemic has taught us it’s critical for all businesses to prepare for a smooth future ownership and leadership transition that is sustainable even when the best of plans become threatened by unprecedented economic and public health disruptions. Approximately 40%...

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Reimagining the Modern Law Office

Historically, the legal industry has been much less cost-effective with its use of office space than its corporate peers. But over the past several years, an increasing number of U.S. law firms have begun to view this financial discrepancy as an opportunity to reduce...

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