Elevate The Industry Podcast

The “Best of” Commercial Construction, Elevate the Industry

As the finale for Season 3, Dave decided to compile excerpts of interviews and solo efforts during the first 3 seasons into a single episode, the “Best of”. These clips embody the main reason behind the podcast; “to enlighten everyone from owner to intern, through...

Interview with Dan Crow Season 3 Episode 11

The interview with Pastor Dan Crow is a major deviation from our typical business podcast. We talk about everything from heaven, hell, and redemption to poverty and the Church’s role in it.  During the intro, I mention that it’s more of a life issue and it is a...

Common Questions and Concerns Season 3 Episode 10

As he did in Season 1 and 2, Dave caps off this season by answering many common questions and concerns about the commercial construction industry. The answers are consistent with his podcast series and daily interactions in the business. These questions are relevant...

Interview with Charbel Tagher Season 3 Ep 9

Charbel has evolved STI into a leading company that provides passive fire protection in commercial buildings throughout the world. You may not see it but there are products making up tested systems built into the building that are designed to keep smoke and fire...

Interview with Brian Gibbons Season 3 Episode 8

Dave has been after Brian now for two years for this interview because he knew it would be special. Brian, the driving force behind the extremely successful development company, opens up about the many challenges and successes he has encountered for more than 25 years...

Building a Better You Season 3 Episode 7

In this seriously introspective solo effort, Dave compares the ways and reasons structures are built with building the best version of oneself. This is, after all a construction podcast and the parallels are amazing.  Dave begins the episode by assuring the listeners...

Interview with Brian Perlberg Season 3 Episode 6

Brian, a nationally recognized construction attorney and association executive, is a perfect fit for our audience. He understands the nuances of the legal and practical side of being in the construction business and explains them in a way that is both understandable...

Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Season 3 Episode 4

In this solo episode, Dave discusses the benefits and challenges faced when getting out of one’s comfort zone. It’s defined as ““A place where you feel comfortable, and your abilities are not being tested” – or – “A place where you don’t do anything new or different”...

Interview with Don Fries Season 3 Episode 3

Don Fries who is “here to help”, shares his thoughts on what a good coach provides to those who want to improve their life. He believes that the coach, different than a mentor or consultant, allows the client to lead and reinforces why it needs to be that way. Don...