Season 3 | Episode 2
The Significance of Knowing Your People with Christine Yerkes
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A strong relationship with one’s workforce leads to increased productivity and improved results. When leaders have a good understanding of their employees and when employees have a good knowledge of their bosses, there are very few problems, and businesses become better places to work.

And that’s what Ms. Christine Yerkes, Certified General Contractor and CEO of Yerkes South Inc., did to build a team of trustworthy and loyal skilled individuals. Christine is our second guest in Season 03, Episode 02 here in Thriving in Construction, The Podcast.

Although she had been on active duty in the Navy for more than 14 years and on reserve duty for seven years, Christine stays humble and considers courage as not the absence of fear but moving forward in the face of fear.

“Somebody once told me a long time ago; Brave people are always terrified it’s moving forward in the face of fear.”

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • Tips for women on how to stay competitive in the construction industry.
  • The significance of having a high level of trust in your people.
  • How to find the right leader for the right job.
  • Highly effective techniques that will make your business thrive even if you have no prior experience.

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