Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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HVAC Contractors Forum: 10 Behaviors to Lead an Inspiring Construction Experience


Oct 21, 2019, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM, Lonestar Ballroom A&B

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Being a leader in the built environment goes way beyond trust falls, communication, and empathy. Millions of dollars and company reputations are at stake. In the midst of highly complicated or frustrating projects, how is it possible to be a consistent and inspiring leader?  

This interactive workshop will introduce 10 behaviors that will help you become a consistent leader who innovates new solutions, delivers a better building experience, and inspires your team and the owners you serve. 

In this session you will: 

  • Learn 10 practical leadership behaviors to deliver an inspiring construction experience
  • Self-evaluate to determine how well you are living the 10 leadership behaviors
  • Learn best practices from actual team and project situations
  • Be able to immediately apply these behaviors to your current teams and projects  


Founder & President
Pioneer IQ

DeWayne Ables is the founder and president of Pioneer IQ. He helps owners and executives in the construction industry learn the necessary skills to develop leaders and build a high impact company that prospers.  

Ables is a national education instructor for many construction associations, and has served over 400 design and construction companies. He has developed a unique “Strategic Growth Method” for this generation of pioneers who are designing and building America.

His method empowers leaders to tap into the greater potential of the people on their team, uncover their unique purpose. and build a business that will inspire people to intentionally impact their market and community.