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Arbitration and mediation in construction related disputes

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A To Z Inspections   I traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first part of August to enhance my construction-related credentials through training with Construction Dispute Resolution Services (CDRS). Owned by Peter Merrill, a member of the National Home Builders Association board of directors for many years, CDRS is […]

Are you well FORTIFIED?

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A To Z Inspections Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the April 2018 print edition of The City Sentinel.   No, that title does not mean “Have you had a stiff shot of whiskey?” FORTIFIED refers to a new building standard developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & […]

Analysis: Skilled trades will name their own wages in the future

Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction “The wave of the future is coming, and there is no fighting it.” – Anne Morrow Lindberg. Nineteen percent of our high school graduates will complete a college degree of some type. We spend our energy, money, and talent to provide opportunities for this 19 percent. What […]

Why is civic involvement important?

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections In my opinion every business owner should be an active member of their local chamber of commerce, a civic organization, such as Rotary, and their professional association. Three reasons that you should be involved in civic organizations: •   It makes a better stronger community. Let me ask […]

The three factors in every purchase

Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections The three factors in every purchase are: •    The Price/Cost •    The Timing/Getting the Product/Service when You Want It •    The Value/Quality My life has gone very well because I accept general principles, common business precepts, as applicable to me.  The standard rule on the three factors involved in every […]

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