Bradley Hartmann is El Presidente of Red Angle (www.redanglespanish.com), a Spanish language training firm focused exclusively on the construcción industry. Hartmann has been successful improving Safety, Productivity and Profitability by speaking Spanish on the jobsite. Hartmann lived in Guadalajara, México during his undergraduate studies and later earned his MBA. Hartmann also teaches Construction Spanish at Purdue University’s Building Construction Management Program. He has authored 2 books - Spanish Twins: Start Speaking Spanish on the Construction Site with Words You Already Know and Safety Spanish: Simple Spanish Skills for Solving Safety Problems. Hartmann would love to hear your thoughts digitally at firstname.lastname@example.org or verbally at 630.234.7321.
Starbucks and The Container Store think you’re a joke. OK… maybe not you specifically. They think your training program is. Laughable.
Mel Tucker is the new Defensive Coordinator for the Chicago Bears. In theory, that’s a good gig.
There’s a lot of testosterone on the jobsite. And there’s always plenty of stress. This can be an explosive combination.
Three stories jolted me in quick succession last week.