As of this writing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lifted many mask-wearing and physical distancing measures for fully vaccinated people. As travel for in-person events resumes, here is a quick checklist based on existing CDC guidance for domestic travelers.
This isn’t going to be a normal post for me. This past week was a rough one in our industry. Two tremendous and important men passed away. One was very well known nationally, one was not. Both, though, had immeasurable effects on our business and I am dedicating this post to each of them. Remembering Bernard Lax and Dick Macurak Sr.
The fact that professional people need to be willing to risk failure in order to move forward is a no-brainer. But trying new things is uncomfortable and may seem unnecessary when things are already going well.
As much as the last year or so has been a complete disaster as far as everyone’s sanity is concerned, it has also been a blessing in some ways. After dealing with some crazy long hours the last couple of years it is somewhat refreshing to come home and spend time with my family and not just reopen the laptop for a few hours.
It’s August. This year is just flying by. We are now just six weeks away from GlassBuild and I am trying to stay focused on that and not on the absolute circus in the U.S. with regards to the virus, mandates, and so on.
I noted last week that we’d have a mid-year forecast coming out, and it was an interesting one. We are in a slow stretch (some feel this more than others) and the outlook for the future is positive, but concern on the virus and the lack of vaccinations in the construction trade are a worry as is supply chain and labor shortages.