The Critical Path with Mary and Jason

The Critical Path with Mary and Jason


Latest Episodes

Episode 77 – Interview with a Construction Vampire
February 18, 2021

This week, we are talking about growth, hiring and promotion – all of the ways that a company gets an infusion of fresh blood. Of course, being the nerds that…

Episode 76 – Top Secret Value Engineering Tips
February 11, 2021

This week on The Critical Path, we are talking about a subject that is at the center of a great deal of stress and drama in the industry – Value…

Episode 75 – Managing Schedule Impact
February 04, 2021

Last year, just before Covid hit, we recorded an episode about how to manage schedule in construction. The plan was to record a second part to that episode where we…

Episode 74 – Now What?
January 27, 2021

It’s been a while since we have made an episode of The Critical Path, but we’re back and we have lots to talk about! After a long break to think…

Episode 73 – Rediscovering Building Local with Kathryn Larsen
October 24, 2020

This week, on The Critical Path, we’re talking with architectural innovator Kathryn Larsen, who has earned the nickname, The Seaweed Girl in the international design community. Kathryn is doing some…

Episode 72 – The Future of Virtual Construction with BNBuilders
October 17, 2020

This week’s episode is a lot of fun! We’ve been working to learn more about how Extended Reality (XR) is being put to use in the construction world for a…

Episode 71 – Building a Better World with Shannon Bunsen and Kevin Hunter
October 09, 2020

Recently, we started hearing about some really cool projects that have been happening around the world. We wanted to learn more about what companies like Sextant Foundation and Construction for…

Episode 70 – Foreman Basic Training – A Sneak Preview
October 05, 2020

This week, we start running our first group through our Foreman Basic Training program. For that course, rather than give our trainees reading assignments, we put together a series of…

Episode 69 – Sink or Swim
September 18, 2020

As we gear up to roll out our Foreman Basic Training Program next month, we’re talking about the phenomena that prompted us to create that program – promotion without preparation.…

Episode 68 – The Impact of 9-11 on Safety with Special Guest Brian Polis from Graham
September 11, 2020

It’s been 19 years today since the September 11 attacks. That date is engraved in our minds for a reason – many things about our world changed on that fateful…