The Critical Path with Mary and Jason

The Critical Path with Mary and Jason

Latest Episodes

Episode 40 – Trade Organizations
October 17, 2019

We help construction companies. Being in a line of work like that puts us into contact with other organizations who do the same all the time. We work with several different trade organizations in a few different capacities,

Episode 39 – Don’t Let Zombies in Your House!
October 14, 2019

Halloween is coming, and if you hadn’t heard, we’re big fans of Halloween at Arcade. (Hence the upcoming Halloween party – #GetPunk’d2019) In preparation, we thought we’d record a podcast episode in the holiday spirit, so this week,

Episode 38 – Planning Ahead
October 04, 2019

In the construction industry, it’s pretty common for companies to be busy all summer long. When the summer ends and the Seattle rainclouds come back out, a lot of our clients use that shift to start thinking about the coming year,

Episode 37 – Storytime with Arcade (Part 2)
September 24, 2019

This episode is the second and final part of Storytime with Arcade. In this episode, we talk about our lives and work after we moved back to the Pacific Northwest from Toronto. Also, more (and possibly a tiny bit too much) scotch. As with last week,

Episode 36 – Storytime with Arcade (Part 1)
September 18, 2019

This week’s episode is a little different than our usual episode. After 35 episodes of talking about business development and company culture, we thought it might make sense to make an episode about where we came from,

Episode 35 – The Art of War
September 06, 2019

This week, we’re talking about our upcoming training series, The Art of War with ABC. People often ask us why we named the series The Art of War. When we read Sun Tzu’s book of military advice of the same name,

Podcast Episode 34 – Managing Performance
August 22, 2019

All month, we’ve been talking about the ways you can tune up your organization with regards to taking care of your team. This week, we’re talking about the misunderstood black sheep in the HR toolbox – Performance Management. On the one hand,

Podcast Episode 33 – Building Your Map
August 15, 2019

This month on The Critical Path, we’re focusing on all of the little tweaks you can make to run a tighter ship. We talked about tasking, about compensation, and now we’re getting into the brass tacks of Organizational Mapping – the art/science of infor...

Podcast Episode 32 – Navigating Compensation
August 08, 2019

We talk a lot about company culture and the fact that money isn’t the only factor in a good hire. That being said, compensation is still an important factor to navigate if you want to strengthen your teams with every new hire. This week,

Podcast Episode 31 – Get Your House in Order!
August 05, 2019

If boosting your business up to the next level is a journey (and it is,) the necessary first step of the trip is Time Management. Having the mental energy and actual minutes and hours to spend thinking about what you need and where you want to go requi...