42 episodes

We interview national leaders in the architecture, engineering, construction, and development industry, in an effort to educate, innovate and inspire industry professionals to disrupt the status quo, improve their project teams and steward public & private investments more effectively.

Inspiring People & Places: Architecture, Engineering, And Construction BJ Kraemer

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

We interview national leaders in the architecture, engineering, construction, and development industry, in an effort to educate, innovate and inspire industry professionals to disrupt the status quo, improve their project teams and steward public & private investments more effectively.

    Understanding How Education Makes a Company with Mike Meddock, Chief Development Officer/Principal at SME

    Understanding How Education Makes a Company with Mike Meddock, Chief Development Officer/Principal at SME

    On today’s episode, BJ sits down with Mike Meddock, Chief Development Officer/Principal at SME. Mike shares his journey opening offices around the country, how he has developed an educational program within SME, and how training your team is one of the most important aspects of being a leader.

    • 43 min
    The Art of Problem Solving with Barbara White Bryson, Author of Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: How Leadership, Collaboration, and Decision-Making Drive Architecture and Construction

    The Art of Problem Solving with Barbara White Bryson, Author of Creating a Culture of Predictable Outcomes: How Leadership, Collaboration, and Decision-Making Drive Architecture and Construction

    On this week’s episode, BJ sits down with Barbara White Bryson, Author, Planner, Strategist, and Principal for Strategic Futures at DI Strategic Advisors. BJ breaks down Barbara’s expansive career, working under three major universities, and her unique skill set as a complex problem solver.

    • 39 min
    The Need For The Big Story and How It Can Make a Big Impact with Jan Tuchman, Executive Editor of Engineering News Record

    The Need For The Big Story and How It Can Make a Big Impact with Jan Tuchman, Executive Editor of Engineering News Record

    On this week’s episode, BJ interviewed Jan Tuchman. Executive Editor of Engineering News-Record. They discuss the many different projects Jan is involved with around the globe, her style of leadership, and the importance of collaboration in the construction industry.

    • 38 min
    Falling Into Your Passion with Tim Klabunde, Principal & Director of Marketing at Timmons Group and Author of “Network Like an Introvert: A new way of thinking about business relationships”

    Falling Into Your Passion with Tim Klabunde, Principal & Director of Marketing at Timmons Group and Author of “Network Like an Introvert: A new way of thinking about business relationships”

    On this week’s episode, BJ chats with Tim Klabunde, Principal & Director of Marketing at Timmons Group. They dive into how Tim “fell” into the AEC industry, the excitement of bringing creative solutions to the table, and how his book, “Network Like an Introvert: A new way of thinking about business relationships” empowers introverts in predominantly extrovert centric spaces.

    • 37 min
    Identifying the skill sets of your team and your role as a leader with Suzie Richert, Senior Environmental Scientist and NEPA Compliance Specialist at Wetland Studios and Solutions, Inc.

    Identifying the skill sets of your team and your role as a leader with Suzie Richert, Senior Environmental Scientist and NEPA Compliance Specialist at Wetland Studios and Solutions, Inc.

    On today’s episode, BJ talks to Suzie Richert, Senior Environmental Scientist and NEPA Compliance Specialist at Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. They break down the importance of managing not only your team, but more importantly yourself through various tactics, and how the job of the leader is to uncover the skill set of each member of your team.

    • 41 min
    The Fundamentals of Elevating a Company with Brian DiSabatino, President and CEO of EDiS Company

    The Fundamentals of Elevating a Company with Brian DiSabatino, President and CEO of EDiS Company

    On this week’s episode, BJ talks with Brian DiSabatino, President and CEO of EDiS Company. They discuss Brian’s family business, how he elevated EDiS with the guidance of his father and cousins, and the core values he continues to center his leadership strategy around to this day.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

IronMikeSteadman ,

An Inside View into the AEC Industry!

I have the privilege of producing this show and working with the MCFA Team. Prior to doing so, I didn’t know anything about the AEC Industry. Now, thanks to IP&P and the shows host, BJ Kreamer, I have better understanding of the space, and the challenges faced by what BJ calls, “Entrepreneurial Public Servants.” There’s tons of value packed in each episode, make sure you tune in to each episode!

cmott18 ,

Awesome listen

Love the pod. You can learn a lot from all the guests.

asic1995 ,

Thought provoking and stimulating!

Absolutely can not wait for more episodes to be released! The flow, format and content of all of the episodes has been amazing to listen to and worth the time. Ok if you ever wanted to peek behind the curtain of the AEC world, this is the best I’ve found.

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