Career Diversity Key to Addressing Talent Shortage

by | Feb 17, 2022

Lisa Laronde, president of Powell Contracting, didn’t start working in the construction industry or become president the same way peers have. Lisa teases out how to launch into higher positions while making the world a better place. Through personal experience, Lisa shows how transformational leadership created exponential growth in each company division soon after she took leadership.

Lisa explains:

● How to choose between jobs and industries

● What to do when shifting from administration to operations roles

● How networking shifts influence to vault careers and revenue

● Why curiosity and listening are more powerful than expertise in the construction industry

Lisa mentions the following resources in the podcast:

● Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC)

No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention by Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer

Connect with Lisa on LinkedIn and learn more about Powell Contracting.

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Host/Producer: Andrea Janzen

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