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Do Not Confuse Activity With Achievement

Legendary coach John Wooden once said, “Do not confuse activity with achievement”. What he was getting at, and this has become truer and truer over the years, is that while we like to measure ourselves by our work hours what really matters is what gets done. In the commerical construction industry, there is certainly plenty […]

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What Showed Up With Harvey

I grew up in Houston. As a kid I went to the ‘dome and, alongside Dad, enjoyed the careers of Biggio, Bagwell, and Caminiti. I’ve hunted and fished in the southeast Texas region my entire life. My roots are there, our company headquarters is there, and my family is there. I live in north Texas […]

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Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Renowned leadership guru Peter Drucker is thought to have once said that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” What did he mean? What he meant—and far be it from me to disagree—is that the culture of a company is what matters most. You can think of culture as the feeling you get when you interact with […]

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Wrapping Up 2016

Well, the election is over. The main thrust of the media frenzy leading up to the election of Donald Trump as the 44th president of the United States has hushed. Somewhat. The year is over, too. It seems the business calendar actually ends in mid-November and then picks back up in the New Year. As general […]

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Happy Birthday Suntech!

Suntech opened for business on May 5, 1985. That makes us 31 years old. Looking back, we have operated through the Savings and Loan crisis, the attacks of 9/11/2001, the Great Recession, and countless other world-shaping events over the past three decades. Suntech has limped along at times and soared as well. We have seen […]

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Teamwork is More Than a Buzzword

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming?  It is now March and so by now we have usually fallen back into our normal routines of life.  No need for guilt – c’est la vie. In the commercial construction business, the New Year brings new opportunity to serve clients.  After the quiet of the holidays, new invitations […]

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