Hiring managers are always looking for the best person to fill a position. But what happens when you’re not sure which of two equally qualified candidates to hire? How do you know who the better candidate is? One way is by understanding how different types of people will approach problems…


Purchasing a home is an exciting time that marks a new beginning for many people. But obtaining your dream home can certainly be a process that people aren’t always prepared for.

One common situation that occurs in the homebuying process is a bidding war. …


Leadership is always a matter of adjustment, a host of responsibilities, difficulties, and massive expectations. To be an effective leader one must win the confidence of their followers. However, leaders can only establish and maintain efficient teams by getting buy-in for their vision.

This is a critical point to think…


There are times in life that people need to choose between hiring a contractor and doing it themselves. Before deciding between the two, they need to be sure that they have all the points required for the selection. …


Notably, many homeowners have high monthly energy costs. The rise in expenses is because of overusing energy. Therefore, homeowners need to be aware of the power they use and ensure they use it sparingly. The following are ways that they can improve the energy efficiency in their homes.

Avoid Using Hot Water To Wash

Homeowners need…


When dealing with employees, it is necessary to keep communication channels open. Communication allows effective feedback for entrepreneurs managing their workers. For the teammates to take in feedback well, it is good for them to learn how to do this. It might take a moment for the employers to understand…


No matter the size of the business, there is often a great leadership foundation behind the success of that business. Workers want to believe in the people that they are following, to know that their best interests are being looked after, not just the bottom line.

But what are some…


Did you know that waste from demolition and deconstruction is one of the major contributors to environmental degradation? The rise in home renovations has increased tons of waste in landfills, especially in the United States of America. Environmental activists have been on the frontline to push for recycling and reusing…


Sustainability is not a trend. Over the past several decades there has been a movement striving towards changing the way we handle our influence on the environment. The majority of these approaches aim to improve the way we manage not only environmental issues, but also financial and social issues in…


In the digital age, you’d be hard-pressed to find an industry that has not been majorly impacted by technology. Publications such as Forbes, The Economist, and Bloomberg are constantly sharing articles about the use of new technologies. …

Alex Simpson

Alex Simpson is the proud Construction Manager for BCPM Limited and based in Papua New Guinea. Visit Alex-Simpson.org for more information!

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store