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Less Stress, More Collaboration: Relationship Skills for the AEC Professional
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Your abilities to manage yourself, relate to others, lead under pressure, and deal with conflict have a direct impact on project success.

When: November 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Construction Institute
260 Girard Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut  06105
United States
Presenter: Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher, The Bolder Company
Contact: Chris Kullstroem

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Less Stress, More Collaboration:

Relationship Skills for the AEC Professional


This one day workshop will help you become more effective in how you lead, work with teams, collaborate and communicate. The Bolder Company creates fun, experiential workshops full of hands-on learning, writing and practice exercises so you walk away with skills and information to apply immediately.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of relationships in the modern AEC industry (it’s really a people business, isn’t it?).
  • Explore 5 key skill areas you bring to the table: where are you acing it, getting great team and collaborative results? Where are you struggling, leading to stress, conflict, and communication challenges?
  • Understand the importance of stress management and relationships in: increasing productivity and safety, creating high-quality work, innovating, and attracting strong performers
  • Learn strategies to prevent and step back from unproductive conflict, blaming and high-charge emotions to make room for teamwork that gets the job done.


Included with the Workshop

  • Learning materials and workbook
  • 3-month membership to the Insight & Action coaching program, focused on actively building your skills and creating great results




Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher, The Bolder Company


The Bolder Company works with individuals and teams in A/E/C that are out to accelerate and grow while facing rapid change and pressures to perform. Their highly focused, experiential sessions support the development of sustainable behaviors and thought processes that enable individuals to positively transform their communication and interaction skills. All Bolder Company engagements move individuals towards mastery of essential workplace skills; listening, speaking up, taking ownership, and developing relationships.  The Bolder Company founders are active members of the Construction Institute.



Members: $425 / Non-Members: $475

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Innovator Level



Partner Level

AKF Group, LLC   ARCADIS   Bartlett Brainard Eacott, Inc.
Innovative Engineering Services, LLC   Peterson Engineering Group, LLC
Saxe Doernberger & Vita, PC.   Siemens

Facilitator Level

Blakeslee Prestress   Consulting Engineering Services |  F+F Mechanical, Inc.


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