Keynote speaker Charles Shinn addresses audience at opening session of 2015 Oklahoma Building Summit & Expo
With construction still dealing with a post-crash workforce shortage, "it is imperative to have a dedicated team all pulling in the same direction," expert says at homebuilders event in Oklahoma City.
By Richard Mize
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The "Profit Doctor" prescribed teamwork for peak performance for homebuilders and others at the Oklahoma Building Summit & Expo — emphasis on the others.
Charles C. Shinn Jr., Ph.D, first gave a vocabulary lesson on "team."
"Expand your understanding of the word ‘team' to include company employees, trade contractors and suppliers," he said, "to have an engaged, dedicated and motivated ‘team' to become highly profitable."
With construction still dealing with a post-crash workforce shortage, "it is imperative to have a dedicated team all pulling in the same direction," said Shinn, president of The Shinn Group of Companies and Builder Partnerships in Denver.
Nationally, almost all trades are in short supply, especially framers, drywall installers and painters, Shinn said in his opening keynote presentation Wednesday at the seventh-annual summit at Cox Convention Center.
Shinn has been a popular consultant and speaker for decades in housing and ... read the full article at NewsOK.com