In an age of no blueprints, we sure could use one to help us though this global pandemic! It would be an understatement to say the past few months have upended the way we all work. As directly related to CSC, the theme of engagement in my previous message will need an overhaul in the age of COVID-19.
It is a sincere honour to address the membership of CSC as president, and through this publication! While attending the CSC Building Expo in Toronto in February, I was asked by a number of people what my first message was going to be and did I have a theme or focus for my term. I did not have a decisive answer, but I have given it much thought since then.
The year 2020 sounds like something out of a science fiction (sci-fi) movie, yet here we are embarking on a new decade of change, innovative technology, and major transformations in almost every industry. The smartphone, although less than 20 years old, has revolutionized communication and entertainment for the average person.
Change is inevitable and the only real constant in life. As creatures of habit, we often fear, avoid, and anguish over the possibility of change. However, without change there is no opportunity for growth, progress, or evolution. Here are some ways you can learn to be more comfortable with change.
As this is the season for gifts and giving, may you consider giving yourself the gift of time for self-reflection, relaxation, and rejuvenation throughout the year. I wish you all the best this holiday season. Here’s to a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2020!
Effective collaboration requires all stakeholders to work toward a common goal. While construction requires stakeholders to act together in the execution of a successful project, each party usually has some differing goals.