Dee Brown CEO Contributing Writer For Peoria Magazine
“WHEN UNCERTAIN TIMES HIT, EMPLOYEES NATURALLY LOOK TO LEADERS FOR GUIDANCE AS THEY TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF THE NEW SITUATION.”
Management And Leadership: Two Critical Roles That Are Not Synonymous
Although leaders and managers both focus on critical tasks within an organization, they are not the same. Managers gain their influence over others through formal power granted to them by the organization. A leader’s influence is derived from the process of social influence.
Creating Public-Private Partnerships To Address The Caribbean Islands’ High Energy Costs
Throughout much of its history, the Caribbean Islands have remained heavily dependent on fossil fuels for energy production. For example, one report found Antigua and Barbuda source almost 97% of their energy from imported fossil fuels.
How Companies Can Better Support Women In Construction
The field of construction has long been known for several things, namely rigorous hours, the physical nature of the work and, perhaps most prevalently, the way the field has been male-dominated. From my perspective, little has been said about how women in construction can find significant career fulfillment in a field that historically has been assumed to cater exclusively to men.
How Public-Private Partnerships Can Foster Urban Redevelopment
Urban redevelopment, also known as urban renewal, is met with several challenges for communities around the country. The lack of adequate infrastructure, housing and other critical public facilities all hinder the execution of urban redevelopment plans.
How Historically Black Colleges And Universities Can Make The Most Of Their Property Through New Partnerships
How Small Towns Can Ride The Public Private Partnership Wave
Public-private partnerships offer a unique opportunity to redevelop and revitalize smaller communities around the country. A public-private partnership, also known as a P3 or PPP, is an agreement between a private company and a public body that allows for the public sector to transfer certain risks and responsibilities to the private sector. P3s, when structured properly, can provide an opportunity for small communities to develop new facilities and infrastructure, which can be a catalyst for community redevelopment. Two popular P3 delivery methods are known as a design-build-finance (DBF) and design-build-finance-operate-maintain (DBFOM). These delivery methods can be used to relieve significant burdens and risks from the public sector.
How Public-Private Partnerships Harald Building Designs With The Pandemic In Mind
While 2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges, it was also a year that presented many new opportunities. This has been especially true among those of us developers and architects who are part of robust public-private partnership (P3) collaboratives.
A Guide To Making Sound ROI Leadership Decisions
As a leader, one of your most important responsibilities is to ensure that you are making the most effective use of your resources. This means making decisions that will have the greatest return on investment (ROI) for your organization.
SELF MADE WITH DEE BROWN CEO
S01 E15: Jamel Wright / Dee Brown
Season 1 Episode 15 | 26m 46s|