In Denver with James Gable and Hunter Fuqua
In this episode, Hoots interviews General Superintendent James Gable and Hunter Fuqua with Adolfson & Peterson. They tell their lean journey through each of their perspectives. This conversation covers everything from prefabrication to generational differences and covers what a millwright trade is and or has developed into.
As Hunter and James interact, you get a tremendous feel for their connection and respect for one another. Hunter describes what #NoBullshido is to him and how he turns those into lessons on what older generations can do to drive change in future people. Keep working on those dad jokes and I’m sure that you will get a laugh at some point.
What does a frog do when its car breaks down?
Hear about Carolina Power and the amazing things that Chris Moore, Travis Oswald and the team are doing to drive prefabrication opportunities.
Hunter discovers the learning retention pyramid through trial and error on his project site! Bravo Hunter, keep driving change and learn how people learn! You’re going to be an amazing future leader.
When we implement daily huddles we are able to explain the why and impacts from one trade to another. Group accountability helps to drive project accountability and making things happen. James and Hunter dive into some of their secrets on executing the plan.
A wise Silver Fox once said, “Control is an illusion, we can only influence at best!” – Jesse Hernandez. How much do you actually control things? Are choices or calls happening when you come around that change people’s behavior?
Tune into this episode for new school old school advice moving forward for the Lean Builder generation! That’s what lean builders do!
James Gable drives home the 4 type of problems and gives his advice to the next generation of lean builders! Hoots references Art Smalley’s work on the 4 Types of Problems.
Hunter challenges the older generation to teach and learn! Adapt! Don’t get set in your ways, always be open to change or new ways of doing things. Don’t forget to teach what you’ve learned over your time in the industry. Those are the fundamental skills. Teach and be taught!
ABOUT HOOTS ON THE GROUND PODCAST:
The Lean Builder’s absolutely, positively NO bullshido podcast. Join Host Adam Hoots and his guests as they dig deep into the topics that are relevant to those of us who “get it”: the men and women with the dirty boots, the ones who work in the field, doing the hands-on business of construction each day. Listen in as we keep it real while stories from the trenches are shared along with lessons learned and some laughter along the way.
RESOURCE LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- theleanbuilder.com | Our main blog, book, resources, news & events website
- linkedin.com/company/the-lean-builder | Our LinkedIn community
GUESTS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Adam Hoots | linkedin.com/in/adam-hoots-4645519/ | podcast host for “Hoots on the Ground” and Lean Construction Shepherd with ConstructionACHEsolutions
- Hunter Fuqua | https://www.linkedin.com/in/hunter-fuqua/
- James Gable | https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-gable-a972a9b0/
- BOSCH RefinemySite | bosch-refinemysite.us