Getting To the Top Just Got a Little Easier!
You've just begun your career in the most vibrant, active, and exciting industry left on the planet. You build.
To reach the top, you must make the climb, building your own career while you are building projects and building your company.
YCF was designed for you.
YCF - Young Constructors Forum - Developing Future Leaders
The YCF functions as a forum in which anyone can network, socialize, and exchange ideas on issues facing mid-career construction professionals. The YCF is open to all interested members without the need of a formal appointment process. To ensure direction and focus, the YCF has a steering committee, a chair and vice chair. The steering committee membership rotates on a regular three-year basis, taking into account geographic and industry issues.
Most, if not all, successful contractors today started with fewer resources than you. And, although they faced challenges that scared the beegeebies out of them, they realized the tremendous opportunities of the industry. You have no less challenge, but you have greater opportunities than they could have imagined. The resources you have at your disposal are far greater than any generation before you. Fortunately for the strong, it doesn't come easy. YCF however, can help you find and exploit the resources to climb to the top. There is increasing room for a few strong individuals like you. They share their resources and cooperatively find new ones. Because they are organized and recognized, they can attract the attention of those that came before, their major resource.
YCF is nearly totally independent. They decide their own pace and their own agenda. They are a "council" of the Associated General Contractors, but members are not required to join AGC. Their agenda is dictated by the desires of the members. Usually, they meet on a regular basis, often monthly, at a relaxed, informal setting, with informative speakers, often successful contractors who not only impart their own success stories, but set benchmarks and guideposts for the YCF members around a prescribed topic. These topics may include:
You can't always get this information at a university or even on the job.