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The World of Cyber Security

March 14, 2022
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Cyber Security: Boring – Yep.  Confusing – Yep.  Costly – Yep, Yep.  What Cyber Security is not: someone else’s concern.  I am coming off a 6-week process of renewing the AWC cyber insurance. We take Cyber Security extremely important and …

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How It All Began

March 7, 2022
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In honor of Women in Construction Week I want to recognize how a handful of women started the AWC. The founding members were trail blazers at a time when women owned business in this industry was rare and females in …

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It Starts With US

February 28, 2022
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It Starts with Us! The Movement and Challenge. Two years ago, a movement was started but the world took away our focus on the roll out. The roll out is starting with a challenge.  It all started in 2019 when …

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Mentoring for Good

February 14, 2022
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Have you ever thought about how you can truly make a difference in the success and growth of small businesses? One of the most significant things you can do is to become a mentor to a small W/MBE company. As …

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Subcontractors Take a Hit

January 31, 2022
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Wow! Over 20,000 views to my share of the Finance & Commerce article, “Subcontractors take a hit,” on LinkedIn. Thank you to Brian Johnson and Finance & Commerce for working with me to show the public what is happening in …

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32 and 20

January 24, 2022
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Today I want to address the workforce goals in Minnesota. At a DBE and Workforce Advisory Committee meeting I attended, the end of the meeting got a bit contentious regarding workforce. I thought my blog should summarize this topic and …

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One Voice – Who Cares What I Think?

January 17, 2022
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Just coming off of the MN Construction Summit, I attended a presentation given by Minnesota Senator Ann Johnson Stewart.  The Senator is a woman business owner, engineering contractor, and past AWC member. I’m sure you are already wondering why that …

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Remembering Mel Reeves

January 10, 2022
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On January 6th, 2022, the industry lost a workforce advocate – Mel Reeves. Mel was a social justice champion and advocate for equality within this industry. I first began working with Mel within months of starting with AWC. For over …