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Effective diversity programs in construction

Effective Diversity Programs in Construction

Sean offered his perspective to Kim Slowey for this ConstructionDive.com article on why effective diversity and inclusion programs (that actually get implemented) are so important to the North American construction industry. ———————————————– …top-down initiatives and pledges must consist of more than a written policy, said Sean Reid, president of Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Solutions. Giving lip service …

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Trump Opposition to Diversity Training Could Hurt Construction

Commentary: Trump Opposition to Diversity Training Could Hurt Construction

Arrowhead Founder and President Sean Reid spoke with Kim Slowey at Construction Dive, a leading US construction trade publication, about the Trump administration’s recent ban on some diversity training for federal contractors. Sean Reid, president at Ontario, Canada-based construction consultancy Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Solutions, told Construction Dive that he hopes the order will not …

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Leadership Perspective Ending Racism in Construction

Construction Op-Ed: Extending the safety culture to end racism

The initial response from industry leaders to recent acts of racism on Ontario construction jobsites was swift and clear: there is no place for racism in our industry. And at least one of the specific companies involved has taken concrete steps to ensure such incidents never occur on one of their projects again. But what …

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Construction Record Podcast Interview

PODCAST: Construction is an ally of Canadian tech, not an enemy

I spoke recently with Vince Versace, Editor of the Daily Commercial News (DCN) and Host of The Construction Record Podcast. During the interview, we discussed my recent op-ed published in the DCN, in which I make the case for greater policy collaboration between the construction and technology industries.  Listen to the podcast here.

Construction is an ally of Canadian tech, not an enemy

Op-Ed: Construction is an ally of Canadian tech, not an enemy

Is Canada’s technology sector picking a fight with construction? That was the impression left by one of Canada’s leading tech voices in a June 2 op-ed in the National Post. In the column, Jim Balsillie, who chairs the Council of Canadian Innovators, makes an impassioned argument that any post-COVID-19 federal stimulus plan should abandon or …

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Mental health pointers for construction leaders during COVID-19

Our President spoke recently with The Daily Commercial News about what workers and employers in the construction industry should be doing to care for their mental health right now. HINT: It comes down to taking ownership and personal responsibility! “The important thing is for every worker to take ownership of their own circumstances, to take …

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