The 2016 construction industry award season is here and your friends at Ventura Consulting Group can provide information, testimonials and award entry services to help your team get the recognition they deserve. Industry awards not only acknowledge the efforts of the project team, they also extend your group’s world class teamwork by forming stronger bonds with project owners, garnering online and print publicity and furthering industry best practices. We would be pleased

In a continued display of world-class team building through partnering, two high profile projects facilitated by Ventura Consulting Group (VCG) were recently featured in Engineering News Record and California Builder & Engineer magazine. The news was in recognition of industry leading awards received by the projects. The St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Tower in Fullerton, California was the recipient of the Marvin M. Black Partnering Excellence Award and a Design-Build Merit Award, both are categories

By Jim Eisenhart of Ventura Consulting Group From Partnering Magazine May/June 2014 Issue We have all been there. ‘There’ meaning having been on a project that despite good intentions has “gone south’. There are several truisms about behaviors on these projects. What are those behaviors? Excessive e-mails; a CYA mentality; everyone focused exclusively on playing ‘not to lose’ or risk avoidance; game playing and posturing; very reactive/crisis mode; complete distrust;

By Neal Flesner, Ventura Consulting Group Every so often, I get to travel to some far-out places to work with construction teams in developing their strategic plan for project success. Kauai is no exception. With a day to spare prior to some work at the PMRF site on the Southeast side of the island, I thought I might travel up to the North Shore to check things out. The beaches