For nearly 40 years I’ve had my boots on the jobsite as a construction industry professional. Throughout that time, I’ve learned firsthand how the construction industry builds America’s infrastructure through talented people working together.
At the foundation of my philosophy is a “people first” approach. By empowering key contributors, sharing life experiences and continuously learning while I teach, I develop connections across generations of talent, providing personalized, relevant guidance to forward-thinking organizations.
With diverse experience, creativity and trust, I immerse myself into companies at every level, working to identify the specific organizational needs and institute the strongest, sustainable solutions. I look forward to lacing up my boots to bring knowledge, instill best practices and inspire positive cultural improvement within your business.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin
Construction U Program - Facilitator
Emerging Leaders Program - Facilitator
Human Resources Committee Member
Projects of Distinction Judge
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin
Leadership AGC - Instructor. Workforce development initiatives. Partnered with Junior Achievement. Supervisory Training Program - Leadership/Communication facilitator.
Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team
An independent certified coach, trainer, and speaker with the John Maxwell Team.
Personality Insights Institute
Certified Human Behavior Consultant, DISC model and assessments.
How to Win Friends and Influence People, 12 week course graduate. Received highest award for achievement. Also served as graduate assistant instructor.
THE REPUTATION I’VE BUILT
- Nearly 40 years of construction industry experience
- John Maxwell Team Executive Director, Leadership Coach, Speaker and Mentorship Member
- Remote startup business oversight since 1995
- Development & Implementation of strategic business plans
- Primary management of people, strategy & operations
- Oversight of businesses ranging from $5-$250 Million in annual sales revenue
- LEGACY TRACK RECORD OF DEVELOPED LEADERS STEMMING FROM ALL LEVELS OF THE ORGANIZATION.
THE BLUEPRINT FOR A STRONGER BUSINESS
Here’s an idea of how Ken Collins can work for you.
Career and Business Growth
Increased empowerment and Immediate contribution lead to increased professional satisfaction. Long term awareness promotes successful, seamless succession plans.
Increased Leadership Capacity
Build a People Pipeline of leaders passionate about developing themselves as well as others.
Adding value to family, friends, coworkers, and customers keeps the business vibrant and sustainable.
Creating highly productive teams starts by understanding yourself and those around you. Uncover and capitalize on the unique value of key contributors and create a greater impact through others.
An external agent of change allows you to focus on turning your ideas into action while you conduct day-to-day business.
Business building consultant on strategic matters, operational excellence, and organizational dynamics leading you to reach your full potential.
Constructing Stronger Communities
Giving back to our communities and philanthropic organizations is at the core what I believe makes America strong and vibrant. Here are a few of the organizations I support.