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Hello Fellow Disruptors! Join Christopher Riddell as he chats with the movers, shakers, and pioneers of the AEC Industry over coffee and donuts.

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    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

Hello Fellow Disruptors! Join Christopher Riddell as he chats with the movers, shakers, and pioneers of the AEC Industry over coffee and donuts.

    Getting Your Share of the AEC Industry

    Getting Your Share of the AEC Industry

    How can we build wealth within the industry that we are in? Investor and director of construction Justin Smith likes to emphasize the term live-live balance over work-life balance. With busy projects, rising costs, and industry curveballs, he encourages us to be mindful of how we spend our time in and outside of work.

    Justin Smith is the director of construction at Greystar and principal at Relequity Enterprises LLC. He is passionate about multifamily architecture, engineering, and construction and runs a popular segment on LinkedIn called #ConstructionTipTuesday.

    • 46 min
    The Foundations of Fractional Leadership

    The Foundations of Fractional Leadership

    What is fractional leadership? Is it a growing fad or already part of mainstream business concepts? How is the Great Resignation going to affect your industry? Find the answers to all of these questions and more on this episode of The AEC Disruptors with host Christopher Riddell and Guest Beau Billington.

    Beau Billington is the Founder & CEO of strategic recruiting firm The Free Agent and host of Finding that Next Gear and the Free Agent Podcast. Beau’s wealth of experience across industries has allowed his business to ”be the connective tissue between high-value leaders and the companies that need them for extraordinary journeys.”

    • 42 min
    Why Learning and Development is Critical for your Organization

    Why Learning and Development is Critical for your Organization

    The rapid growth of technology products and solutions coupled with the disruption of the pandemic have created a perfect storm for rethinking how people within organizations learn and ultimately spread and share the knowledge they learn and create. In some respects, it is the lifeblood of success for design firms.

    Suzanne Miks is leading the way in design technology learning innovation. With almost 20 years of experience in the industry, she is a passionate advocate for learning and development and has seen first hand how it can make or break an organization.

    • 45 min
    50 Episodes of Disruption and a Big Announcement

    50 Episodes of Disruption and a Big Announcement

    We’re a half-century old in episode years. That’s a unit of measurement, right? Over the past few years, disruption as a concept has moved from strategic thinking to mission critical for organizations, and we have been honored to cover it all over the course of 50 episodes.

    Listeners, thank you for joining in to hear about the 10-day hospital, the rise and fall of Katerra, sustainability, leadership and company culture, digital twins, and so much more. Here is to 50 more jam-packed episodes and beyond.

    • 31 min
    The Two-Way Street of Employee Engagement

    The Two-Way Street of Employee Engagement

    With the onus of engagement being mostly on employers to encourage engagement, what responsibility falls to the individual? How much should a manager rely on direct reports to speak up and keep track of their own engagement? Find the answers to these questions and much more during our second jam-packed episode with Debbie Phillips.

    Join host Christopher Riddell with guest Debbie Phillips as they discuss employee engagement, even more management books to read, the ’Genius Zone’, and much more.

    Debbie Phillips, Ph.D., CPM is the President of The Quadrillion. She is an entrepreneur and real estate professional with over 30 years of industry experience. Debbie has a multi-faceted career managing diverse real estate assets, including developing world-class leadership development programs and talent management strategies.

    • 47 min
    How to Stop Employees from Leaving in Droves

    How to Stop Employees from Leaving in Droves

    What does it mean to ensure employee retention? How can you best encourage and embrace change within your company? Join hosts Christopher Riddell and Jackson Sensat with guest Debbie Phillips as they discuss burnout, accepting room for improvement, the importance of accountability, and how best to delegate initiatives.

    Debbie Phillips, Ph.D., CPM is the President of The Quadrillion. She is an entrepreneur and real estate professional with over 30 years of industry experience. Debbie has a multi-faceted career managing diverse real estate assets, including developing world-class leadership development programs and talent management strategies.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Compelling insights into AEC industry

Christoper has created a phenomenal podcast with a roster of guest speakers that operate as thought leaders in the AEC industry. Their discussions on the latest trends and specific initiatives they are championing are tremendously informative and inspiring. I highly recommend adding this podcast to your regular rotation.

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