Articles and Blogs

Articles and Blogs

Is there a better model for safety, for success, and for continual improvement? We think so. Here, we’ll share some of the insights we’ve gathered over the last 30+ years on how to best serve the needs of your people, your shareholders, and your clients.

Articles and Blogs


November 12, 2018
One of our clients, a leader in the Mining and Metals industry, is exploring the following question: what qualities will our project managers need to possess to be successful in the future? JMJ was asked to contribute to this conversation.
October 26, 2018
For the past year, it has been my honor to sit on the advisory council of the ACE Mentor Program. ACE helps young students by inspiring them to pursue careers in design and construction. The program provides annual internship opportunities for about 9,000 students in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. There are about 3,600 mentors who work with students, of which two-thirds are from minority and underserved populations, and more than one-third are female.
July 9, 2018
Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. That’s VUCA. It’s a military term for a war zone that the world’s business community has adopted to refer to the countless contingencies you try to plan for these days.
May 11, 2018
It’s been quite a week. If you’re like I am, you have re-committed yourself to “no one getting hurt on your watch.” So, the big question is, “How do we sustain this feeling of shared ownership and commitment for safety performance?”
May 11, 2018
A short time ago, we had a fire in the ceiling of our apartment’s front room. Thankfully, we’re all ok. The damage will be cleaned up and repaired and we’ll go on with our lives. Many aren’t so lucky. They don’t have fresh batteries in their smoke alarms. They don’t have fire extinguishers. Or, they don’t have an exit plan (in place and practiced) for their families.