20 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 BJ Kraemer

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 15 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.

    AEC Leaders And Our Responsibility for Employee Engagement

    AEC Leaders And Our Responsibility for Employee Engagement

    BJ discusses Leadership’s responsibility for employee engagement within the AEC Industry. He also takes a moment to acknowledge the tragic events that took place in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021.

    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we need great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 22 min
    How MCFA is utilizing the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) to Realign Our 10-Year Vision

    How MCFA is utilizing the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) to Realign Our 10-Year Vision

    On the following episode of Inspiring People and Places, BJ discusses Gino Wickman’s Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) and how it’s powering MCFA’s 10 year road map.

    Resources mentioned in this episode:

    Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman
    https://amzn.to/2Vzsd7w

    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we need great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 26 min
    Teaching in the New World

    Teaching in the New World

    BJ and Mike discuss the challenges of teaching in the new world, and how it's affecting the way content is delivered in classrooms and organizations.

    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we nee d great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action-oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 18 min
    “Building for Impact and Giving Back to the Veteran Community” with Serial Entrepreneur and Philanthropist - Dana Spain

    “Building for Impact and Giving Back to the Veteran Community” with Serial Entrepreneur and Philanthropist - Dana Spain

    On the following episode of Inspiring People and Places, BJ sits down with Serial Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Dana Spain. The two discuss how we can do well and do good by leading, learning, and loving what you do.

    Resources mentioned in this episode:

    The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level
    https://amzn.to/3eQ3thT

    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we nee d great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 51 min
    The Importance of Culture and Core Values

    The Importance of Culture and Core Values

    BJ discusses MCFA’s Core Values, the role they play in MCFA’s culture, and how to establish Core Values in your own firm.

    Resources mentioned in this episode:
    BE 2.0 (Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0): Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company by Jim Collins
    https://amzn.to/3dZLgOD

    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we nee d great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 29 min
    Building a Training and Development Program within MCFA

    Building a Training and Development Program within MCFA

    BJ and Mike discuss MCFA University, the firm’s approach to training and development.

    Books Mentioned:

    The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers Hardcover by Ben Horowitz
    https://amzn.to/2Umr6XP

    Fix This Next: Make the Vital Change That Will Level Up Your Business by Mike Michalowicz
    https://amzn.to/3jCN2ZG


    Inspiring People and Places is brought to you by MCFA. Visit our website www.MCFAglobal.com and sign up for our weekly newsletter where we curate some of the top industry articles of the week and give you a dose of inspiration as you head into the weekend!

    MCFA IS HIRING!! If you or anyone you know are looking to work in the Planning, Project Development, Project Management, or Construction Management field, contact us through our website. Interns to Executives...we need great people to help us innovate and inspire, plan, develop and build our nation's infrastructure. Check out our MUST FILL positions here https://mcfaglobal.com/careers/. We reward the bold and the action-oriented so if you don’t see a position but think you are a fit...send us an email!

    Learn more at www.MCFAGlobal.com

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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.

beachtofarm ,

Love the energy !

BJ, You certainly deliver on inspiring people! Love the podcast and look forward to hearing more.

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