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Take Some Sage Advice from Olympics Snowboard Champ

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 02/12/2014 4:27PM

I was absolutely blown away by the winter Olympics men’s slopestyle event this past weekend when American Sage Kotsenberg secured a gold medal. As a middle-aged snowboarder, what really impressed me was the attitude of the victor.


Raising the Bar, in Sports, and Construction Projects

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 01/09/2014 9:14PM

As I was watching the Florida State/Auburn NCAA football title game Monday night, I reflected upon the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) system of ranking the teams.


OSHA Should Know It's None of Their Business

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 10/04/2013 3:47PM

To succeed as a business owner these days you've got to be optimistic. That is why I found it strange that I was so discomfitted by waiting in the conference room at the regional OSHA office.


Pension Programs in Sorry State

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 10/01/2013 3:47PM

After healthcare, another issue weighing on me is pensions. Our union affiliations across the country inform us of the precarious conditions of the local union pension plans.




OSHA, Healthcare: It's None of Their Business

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 09/25/2013 3:47PM

I think you almost have to be overly optimistic to succeed as a business owner these days. That is why I found it strange that I was so discomforted by waiting in the conference room at the regional OSHA office.


Affirmative Action in the Construction Industry

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 06/13/2013 2:54PM

Brooks Gentleman looks at the history and effectiveness of affirmative action projects in the construction industry.


Murphy Was an Optimist

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 04/30/2013 4:38PM

Anyone associated with the construction industry knows that if something can go wrong, it will go wrong. Here's a look at why things go haywire on construction projects.


You Wood Never Believe This

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 02/20/2013 5:00PM

Accoya is nearly too good to be true but our research shows it is a revolutionary wood.


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