Henry is a Union sheet metal worker as of 34 years! He currently serves as Preconstruction Executive for Southland Industries, a nation leading HVAC Contractor. Henry has served the construction industry at every level from apprentice to executive and has recently released a book titled Seven Principles: Creating Your Success in the Construction Industry. In this podcast, Henry gives a tease on some of the book and leaves us with a cliff hanger on his own story.
Hoots hits Henry with some of his favorite parts of the book and challenges him to write the 2.0 version once Henry conquers the Executive portion of his career. Henry also utilizes some of this time to shoutout some of the folks that have made a difference in his ilfe!
Seven Principles – Creating Your Success in the Construction Industry
Henry and Hoots agree on the best quote in the book which comes from Chapter 4 where it states, “To have an excuse is to possess a reason why you cannot achieve something.” – Henry Nutt III To Hoots’ surprise, Henry almost didn’t publish this statement.
Henry touches on what it was like being an African American in the construction industry and expresses his opinion on how the construction industry is doing with diversity and inclusion. His answer may surprise you! Henry drops some wisdom for anyone who is new to the industry or at a downpoint in your career. Listen to this episode if you want to get fired up and ready to change the industry!
A true changemaker, Henry is really making a difference in the industry. If you want to know what Lean Builders do, follow Henry’s career. He is the epitome of a Lean Builder! Thank you for being a leader and being vulnerable with your journey, Henry!
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
- https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09SVVH5BT/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_CPKKGXGAFB1DEM96BJWR | Seven Principles Book Order Link
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
- Henry Nutt III | https://www.linkedin.com/in/henry-nutt-iii-7832347/