Ted GarrisonCertified Speaking Professional (CSP), has 25 years management experience constructing 10 million square feet of commercial buildings. Since 1996 Ted has served the construction industry as a consultant, author & speaker on construction management topics.
In addition to his Civil Engineering degree and BA from Rutgers University, he has practical experience working in framing, trim, and survey crews. Most of his experience has been working with general contractors and developers in project management or senior executive positions in the development and construction of hotels, office buildings and parks, storage facilities, and public buildings.
During his last construction project, he was the Director of Construction on the Pennsylvania Convention Cen¬ter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest non-highway public works project in history. He is author of both Strategic Planning for Contractors and Strategic Thinking as well as the co-author of five books on marketing, customer service, & leadership as well as numerous construction industry magazine articles.
As the former host of the Internet radio program, New Construction Strategies he has conducted hundreds of interviews on current industry issues with leading industry experts, which have given him fresh insights into the industry.
He averages over 50 presentations/year to national audiences including AIA, ABC, AGC, MCAA, CFMA, CMAA, DBIA, IEC, NECA, SMACNA, NFSA, World of Concrete, & others. He has conducted seminars in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Canada, Bahamas & Australia. He has been a former member of AGC, ABC, and DBIA.
"The key to creating and sustaining the kind of successful twenty-first-century organization is leadership - not only at the top of the hierarchy, with a capital L, but also in a more modest sense (l) throughout the enterprise," declares Harvard professor John Kotter. To compete in today's rapidly changing and hyper-competitive marketplace, Kotter adds, "The twenty-first-century employee will need to know more about both leadership and management than did his or her twentieth-century counterpart."Speaker: Ted Garrison | View Anytime | Duration: 90 Minutes | Price: $144.00 | View Details