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Unhealthy Insurance in Affordable Care Act for Construction Firms

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 10/23/2014 8:32PM

That old Bob Dylan song, “The Times They are A-Changin’ ” is comforting as I navigate changes in the construction industry. As a business owner, the changes in health insurance are on the top of my list.


Worker Malaise: I Need Help!

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 09/18/2014 7:29PM

biggest challenge confronting my company right now is finding good employees. This made me wonder what's going on in this country that is driving a general malaise in the workforce.


Cap, Gown and Caliper: Fine Woodworking in Academia Part 2 of 2

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 08/12/2014 1:22PM

A look at the role facilities play in the academic experience and the associated opportunities for woodworkers: Part 2 of 2


Cap, Gown and Caliper: Fine Woodworking Design in Academia-Part 1

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 08/05/2014 1:22PM

A look at the role facilities play in the academic experience and the associated opportunities for woodworkers: Part 1 of 2




A Look at Inferior Windows, Wood Products, and T-Shirts

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 06/09/2014 2:18PM

A look at the sources contributing to the decline in quality spanning all types of products including windows, floor coverings, wood alternatives, and T-shirts


Why Did I Go FSC? Because Business is Business

By Brooks Gentleman Posted: 06/04/2014 4:14PM

I was forced to pursue an FSC certification since Re-View was selected to manufacture historic window replicas for a LEED gold university project. To secure a precious point towards a gold standing, the project demanded all wood be FSC


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.


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