Three world class heavy/highway project teams facilitated by Ventura Consulting Group were honored at the 2018 Caltrans (California Department of Transportation) Excellence in Partnering Awards ceremony in June. In its 18th year, the Caltrans Partnering Awards recognize Caltrans project teams for utilizing Partnering and its best practices to facilitate successful project implementation. Read on to learn why the following VCG-facilitated projects were among those honored. Highway 101/Petaluma River Bridge Best

By Neal Flesner and Jim Eisenhart When it comes to World Class™ construction partnering, it’s important to focus on strategic culture change versus tactical or process change. Read on to learn why in this excerpt from VCG President Jim Eisenhart’s success guide on Turning the Problem Construction Project into Extraordinary Success. Changing Behaviors Versus Changing Culture There is a huge difference between just tweaking individual behaviors and truly changing a