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Best Way to Built it. Constructrr is focused on high performance teams within the construction environment. The show focuses on increasing the production, retention, and the wellness in the buildings we create and work in. This show is about helping property owners reduce risk and create more certainty in their construction projects through increased transparency.

Best Way to Built it. Constructrr is focused on high performance teams within the construction environment. The show focuses on increasing the production, retention, and the wellness in the buildings we create and work in. This show is about helping property owners reduce risk and create more certainty in their construction projects through increased transparency.
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Best Way to Built it. Constructrr is focused on high performance teams within the construction environment. The show focuses on increasing the production, retention, and the wellness in the buildings we create and work in. This show is about helping property owners reduce risk and create more certainty in their construction projects through increased transparency.




Presentation: Using Blockchain to Unlock the Value of Platforms

In this talk, I discussed the changing age we are in. One that is meant to take advantage of the network platform economic model that is affording companies to grow in valuations beyond any financial analysts expectation. One where our interactions can create a knowledge asset platform for us to better resource our projects with the right engineering talent. Where engineering talent and organizations can access more profits by becoming a knowledge asset platform. We can take advantage of...


The Value Beyond Cost Savings for Corporate Real Estate

Scott Muldavin, CRE, President of the Muldavin company. We discuss the Intersection of financial modeling for your deep retrofit and healthy real estate investment. Companies are Under-investing in energy efficiency and sustainability, hurting their profits and competitive position. Healthy building investments create financial benefits, such benefits can be calculated and presented as part of a company’s normal investment due diligence using traditional financial analysis techniques....


Experience Per Square Foot Measuring the Employee Experience

Bryan Berthold, Managing Director of Workplace Strategy and Change Management at Cushman and Wakefield, Experience per SF. We talk about Holistic approaches to workplace strategy, measuring experience per square foot and some examples of clients he’s worked with, how they’ve driven the decisions they make based on Experience / SF and made some monumental changes to how happy their employee base is how this impacts ROI in the long run. Find out more about Bryan Berthold and Cushman &...


The Healthy Work Place Nudge

Rex Miller, Author of The Healthy Workplace Nudge, speaker and consultant, Principal and Thought Leader at Go mindSHIFT. Rex and I talk about his newest book The Healthy Workplace Nudge, and the fundamentally different questions we as organizations have to ask in order to shift our wellness culture - Because wellness programs don’t work and they haven’t been working for the past 50 years. We talk about how the rise in chronic diseases inevitably will cause even more economic strain if we...


Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 3

The last Recap of Voice of Blockchain 2018 featuring Sharon Burns COO of the Chicago Blockchain Project shares her debut project and shares how using a blockchain platform to enable better tracking for the philanthropic funding process. I also speak with Lindsay shares her thoughts on diversity and inclusion as from panel she shared also with Sharon. Lindsay explains the importance of challenging mindsets and cultural norms helps long-term strategy. Lastly, we have Paul Doherty back with...


Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 2

The first-panel discussion about Interfacing of Technology and Local Government was led by Alexandra Prodromos Executive Director at the Chicago Blockchain Center. Panelists included Sunil Thomas, Cluster CIO and the State of Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology, Christopher Cutter Mountain Ethos, and Lisa Nestor partnerships at Stellar. The second panel discussion about Blockchain Opportunities in Special Economic Zones hosted Lotta Moberg, where she is the author of The...


Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 1

This episode is the first of Voice of Blockchain Conference recap episodes. Here are two panel discussions discussion how blockchain can be used in the built environment. The first panel discussion about "Construction Use Cases" with Brittanie Campbell-Turner, Kimon Onuma, Rob Salvador, and Micheal Bordenaro The 2nd panel discussion covers the topic of "Building Information Modeling, Blockchain, & Legal Contracts Selling Next Year's Exhibitor Locations" with Kimon Onuma, James Salmon,...


Digitization of Effective Team Building Strategies of Major Projects

Today we are speaking with Tony Llewellyn, he is the Collaborative Director at Resolex. He is the author of two team coaching books, Performance Coaching for Complex Projects, influencing behavior and enabling change & the supporting toolkit - The Team Coaching Toolkit, 55 Tools, and Techniques for Building Brilliant Teams. We review team dynamic and how the industrial age has conditioned us for productivity but has gotten us to a stop gap. and how blockchain can teach us about effective...


How to Be Flexible with Smart Contracts

Amy Wan, Esq., Founder and Chief Legal Hacker at Sagewise. She was previously a Partner at a law firm and original general counsel of a real estate crowdfunding startup. We talk about how Sagewise provides dispute resolution for smart contracts, what her thoughts on the future of smart contracts and how to responding to more enterprise needs, and lastly how Private / permission can provide more flexible scenarios. Attend Voice of Blockchain event at Navy Pier in Chicago: Voice Of...


Blockchain for Collaborative Communities

Ephraim Feig, is an IEEE Life Fellow and has a Ph.D. in Mathematics. He was the manager of Signal Processing and Coding at IBM’s Watson Research Center; CTO and CMO at Kintera, an early cloud company; Senior Director of Services Architecture at Motorola; and Associate CIO for Vision and Strategy at Social Security Administration. He is an inventor on 33 US patents and author on over 100 research publications in a plethora including blockchain. I invited Ephraim on the podcast to talk with...


How to Reduce Risk by Leveraging an Engineering Cooperative

Thomas Wendling is an advisor to the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, (IEBC) a professional systems engineer at Jacobs Engineering, and a co-founder of, a blockchain engineering platform cooperative. I spoke with Dan Robles from the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, (IEBC) in episode 66 at EP 66, who birthed the idea of an engineering resume that promotes training to fill the skill gap and reduces the risk on engineering design. I’ve met Thomas...


Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Wuji Foundation

Stephen Cutter, Chief Visionary Officer of the Wuji Foundation was at the world economic forum, he participated in a hackathon and spoke about how blockchain can be used to help generate quantifiable - rewards for the regenerative earth action. In this episode we talk about the benefits to building awareness of natural habitats for humans and how contributing to it can help businesses and individuals be more successful in the contributions to work and performance. We talk about...


Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Brickschain

Bassem Hamdy, CEO and co-founder of Brickschain. Brickschain is a blockchain as-built data handover and chronicle solution. He has been serving this industry by providing technology solutions for the AEC industry for 19 years and his passion is in providing owners with more information about their built assets - increasing value in the long term for resale, providing key information and consensus-driven operations and maintenance manuals. He says, “95% of project data gets lost - The...


Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Shelterzoom

Chao Cheng-Shorland, CEO of ShelterZoom Corp a blockchain-based online offer solution talks with us about how to make offers for real estate online. It streamlines the process of making real estate offers, reducing paperwork and bringing greater openness and transparency about when offers have been made and acceptance information - making it available for the MLSs to simply plug into. She talks about how how this solution will help buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants with the up front...


Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: BuildSort

Chris Dorian is the CEO and Founder at BuildSort, where BuildSort is a blockchain technology that assists with the building and construction industry to support supply chain, documentation, tracking project management metrics, in addition to integration with BIM. In episode 57, Kimon Onuma talked about Creating Agility and Efficiency by using Architecture as a Platform - that episode is very useful to understand what BuildSort provides because we cover how to make the data in BIM models...


Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Touchplan

Michael Carr, is the President of MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan and a co-founder of MOCA. He has 20 years of construction management experience with significant expertise in project controls. He currently leads the development of Touchplan. Prior to launching Touchplan, he served in multiple leadership and operational roles within MOCA providing construction management services to owners. We talk about scheduling on the job site, the benefits of collaboratively discussing the...


Lean In Design 2018 Recap

We speak with attendees from the Lean Construction Institute Design Forum in this episode. The Lean Construction Institute Design Forum was hosted in conjunction with American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) and Project Production Systems Laboratory (P2SL). The focus of the event broadly covered the way Lean influences Design phase. I am so grateful to all of the guest on the show who spoke up about their experience. In this mashup are covering Learning Sessions Keynote Speech Panel...


Cyber Security in the Built Environment as we Move into the Next Industrial Revolution

Harvey Johnson with PBMares’ cyber and control risk service leader or Partner in charge. As technology is becoming more integrated with our personal and work lives we are now more able to talk with our buildings and other systems. The emergence of predictive analytics, mobile technology, and wearables to systems using the Internet of things, is the cause for data security is becoming more and more important. Harvey Johnson and we discuss how major companies put themselves at security risk...


My Journey of High Performance and Personal Reflections of Constructrr Podcast

My thoughts and lessons learned about podcasting about the built environment. I'm breaking down into two categories. I’ve learned loads from my podcast guests and from conversations I’ve had with listeners on LinkedIn or via email, or after hopping on a call. I’ve learned so much from my industry practitioners that are industry related, but I also learned some really interesting personal and business growth findings these are going to teach you a little more about me which you don't get the...


Bringing Clarity to Pre-Design and Accelerating the Test Fit Decision Making Process

Todd Burns is the President of Project and Development Services and General Contracting Units at JLL in the Americas. He is the chair of the global practice board with responsibility for the Americas representing and ensuring that the organization provides similar processes and results globally. He is responsible for driving the strategy and growth of the organization with operating control over 3800 employees in 30 major markets in the US. We discuss a new product that Todd and his team...