Million Dollar Blue Collar

Million Dollar Blue Collar

by Mark Breslin

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Overview

Basic financial management is critical for union construction workers� life and work success. More than a third now report serious problems with debt. Many struggle to complete apprenticeship programs or drop out as a result. Collateral impacts include substance abuse; family impacts & crisis; poor work performance; reduced work ethic and commitment. Life skills determine work success, and Million Dollar Blue Collar is designed to help workers with a good income manage the ups and downs of seasons, cycles and earnings in a way to improve their lives and performance.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150528758
Publisher: McAlly Press International
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 139
Sales rank: 1,044,660
File size: 82 KB

About the Author

Mark Breslin is the fourth generation of a construction family that started his working career in the field. His construction industry roots stem from his great-grandfather, grandfather, and step-father, who were all contractors.

He has served as the CEO of United Contractors (www.unitedcontractors.org), one of the largest and most innovative contractor organizations in the Western U.S. for over 25 years. The association represents hundreds of contractors performing billions of dollars in projects annually. Mark became the chief executive at age 26.

He has been continually identified as the number one speaker in the nation on construction leadership, strategy, and labor-management relations. As a strategist, speaker, and author he has addressed more than 250,000 business, labor and construction-owner leaders.

He also speaks to tens of thousands of field craftsmen and apprentices across the U.S. and Canada annually.

Mark graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Industrial Design. He has since taught at both Golden Gate and Sonoma State Universities. He lives in northern California. His real life passions include: expedition and adventure travel; with his most recent challenges to include: trekking the Sahara, paddle rafting the Grand Canyon, and hiking to Everest Base Camp.

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