34: Insights on AEC Leadership and Growth Strategies with Peter Atherton, Founder + President of ActionsProve

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Peter Atherton, founder of ActionsProve, discusses the causes and solutions for burnout in the workforce. He emphasizes the importance of strategic planning and growth in the AEC industry and the need for owner-led organizations to create opportunities for their employees. Peter highlights the challenges of mergers and acquisitions and their impact on company culture. He also explores the shift from individual superheroes to high-performing teams as a solution to burnout. Peter concludes by sharing resources available through his website and offering advice for emerging leaders.

Key Takeaways:

  • Strategic planning is a process that requires ongoing communication and collaboration within the organization.
  • Ownership structure and leadership team development are crucial for creating opportunities and attracting top talent.
  • Building strong relationships and trust within the organization is key to overcoming challenges and achieving success.
  • Burnout is a leadership problem to solve, and engaging and supporting high achievers is crucial for organizational success.
  • Shifting from individual superheroes to high-performing teams is essential for sustainable success in the AEC industry.

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