Mate Ma’a Tonga Tsunami

The rise of the Mate Maa Tonga (MMT) Tsunami has reshaped the International Rugby League landscape and as it continues it will have a direct impact on the international landscape as well. Rugby League World Cup. The MMT took the international stage by storm before the RLWC even started when IRL superstars Jason Taumalolo and […]

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Hyper-Valued Experience

“KNOWLEDGE WILL GIVE YOU POWER, BUT CHARACTER RESPECT.” – Bruce Lee CHARACTER > EXPERIENCE. I am always amazed at how many organizations/individuals underestimate the significance of hiring and keeping “good people”. Often “good people” are miss-interpreted as experience. This faulty mindset plagues countless companies and teams ranging from large corporations to small start-ups. “CHARACTER IS […]

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Self Healing Concrete

Self Healing Concrete

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3dsE4f2doc   Self Healing Concrete. Concrete is one of the most common construction materials used because it provides so many benefits. However there are some set-backs when concrete is utilized in the construction process. One being that concrete will always crack. These cracks can lead to overall failure of a structure as cracks allow water […]

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The Construction Productivity Paradox

Construction Productivity Paradox. The construction industry is one of the world’s largest sectors and employs over 180 million people. However over the past century construction have fallen short in improving productivity, especially when compared to other sectors. Why is this the case? My top 3 reasons are expressed below: Experience over Creativity. The construction industry […]

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Why Culture is King

The way I think about culture is that modern humans have radically changed the way that they work and the way that they live. Companies need to change the way they manage and lead to match the way that modern humans actually work and live. We’re trying to re-craft culture in a way that really […]

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What We Learned from RLWC 2017

I grew up playing rugby in Tonga since I learned how to walk. Lunchtime throughout elementary/primary school consisted of a chaotic form of rugby where there were no rules apart from picking a team and scoring a try. It was not until high school that I experienced organized and formal rugby in the form of […]

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