Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: The Perils of Perspective

Anna Stamm

A few times in May, I have been asked if I would write my June column on the COVID-19 crisis. My answer has been, “I’m not sure.” Obviously, we all have many thoughts and feelings on the topic. We all are confronting the challenges in our lives each day. We all have strong...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
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Ben Hershey

Change the Way You Lead Meetings and Listen

Ben Hershey

As a team, we have been providing both in-person and virtual visits for all of our potential and current clients with projects underway. After a recent virtual training week, a company owner called me and told me how much he appreciated that I listened to his team and did not over talk or force...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 44
Mike Wisnefski

Teamwork and Friendship Benefit the Whole

Mike Wisnefski

The average American works 8.8 hours a day, 44 hours per week. The average entrepreneur works 63% more than that. So, when I had the idea for a tech start-up designed to transact raw materials, specifically lumber and wood products right now, you better believe I wanted to like the people that I...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 104
Anna Stamm

Returning to Columbus with BCMC 2020

Anna Stamm

If you missed BCMC Columbus last year, you’ll have your chance to attend BCMC Columbus this year! An excellent conference destination, it seems a great choice during these uncertain times. A walkable, visitor-friendly downtown with ample hotels, restaurants, and other attractions,...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 136
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Celebrating Milestones

Anna Stamm

In these uncertain times, it’s nice to seize all opportunities to celebrate, especially milestones. They can lift us up and make us smile. They can remind us of a destination we’re striving to reach, and they can applaud our journey to date. The Advertiser Reaches 250 Drumroll,...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 6
Tracy Roe

Better Tools for Intuitive Wall Panel Design

Tracy Roe

This month, we’re continuing our series on better tools for wall panel design and exploring our Break/Review process. Walls are just walls until they are broken into PANELS. Similar to the way trusses are just profiles until they are designed, the same is true for walls. Beginning with...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 60
Brian Zengel

Six Steps of Troubleshooting Methodology and Why It’s Important

Brian Zengel

As technology advances year after year and Alpine equipment becomes more sophisticated, it’s critical to understand some best practices when troubleshooting equipment. In a perfect world, equipment would never break down and therefore never be a need to troubleshoot. Unfortunately, we...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 64
Thom McAnally

Hard Decisions…

As I have been following up with our employers on jobs that became active before COVID-19 restrictions, they have been more optimistic than pessimistic when it comes to hiring for 2020…until recently. Over the last week of April, my largest accounts have begun to posture as if it was...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 105

Build Change: Seismic Safety in the Age of COVID-19

Tim Hart, S.E.

With the growing danger of natural disasters, the race is on to expand access to programs that safeguard lives from the human-made danger of poorly built housing. With the common mission of building safer, stronger structures, Build Change and Simpson Strong-Tie have partnered for the Simpson...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 114
Glenn Traylor

A Scout Leader’s Perspective on the Coronavirus

Glenn Traylor

To say that this experience has been like no other is a major understatement. This episode in our lives may have transformed our fundament concepts and habits. It will most likely have a long-term impact on the way we do business. Many businesses and advocates have thrown up their hands in...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 130

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