Inspiring People & Places: Architecture, Engineering, And Construction

On this week’s episode, BJ talks with Steven Mezzacappa, an author and the founder of The Passion With Purpose Organization. Steven discusses his journey throughout the construction world, how he found his true passion, what his experience has taught him about leadership, and what makes the best leaders.

Resources mentioned: 

Passion With Purpose:

Get Steven’s book, “Passion With Purpose - The Fire Within: Building a Life of Fulfillment, Destiny, & Impact”:

“The Spiritual Man” by Watchman Nee:

“The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni:

Giveaways: To enter use this link

1.   Free signed hardcover of my book Passion With Purpose - The Fire Within: Building a Life of Fulfillment, Destiny, & Impact
2.   Free audiobook of my book
3.   Free 30-60 minute speaking engagement regarding any one of the following topics (virtual or in-person, but if in-person assistance with travel/lodging is desired):
  • Protecting Passion: Avoiding Burnout in the Construction Industry
  • Emotional Intelligence, Social Innovation, and the Role they Play in Shaping the Future of the Construction Industry.
  •  Managing Passion and Fear Within Ourselves and Others in the Construction Industry
  • Three Guiding Principles to Ignite Passion within Ourselves and Those around us.
  •  Starving for Purpose: Empowering Mindsets and Methods to Live Each day with Passion, Intentionality, and Authenticity. 
  • Other topics if desired pertaining to self-leadership, mental health, emotional intelligence, employee development and engagement.
4.       Free coaching session engagement (3 virtual 60-minute sessions)


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Author: BJ Kraemer, MCFA

Keywords: MCFA, Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Public Engineers, Military Engineers, United States Military Academy, Veteran Affairs, Development, Veteran, Military, SEC

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