“Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. The primary duties of the conductor are to unify performers, set the tempo, execute clear preparations and beats, and to listen critically and shape the sound of the ensemble.” Wikipedia
You just bought tickets to see a symphony. You and your Plus One are in black tie, expecting the night of your life – a night to remember.
The curtain opens. Puzzled, you don’t notice a conductor. It shouldn’t matter. You look at each other and smile. The orchestra begins. How will it sound?
Just like a symphony, tradespeople and their teams need to be coordinated. If there isn’t onsite supervision and project management, where do they look to?
Does the floor go in first or the doors? Does it matter? You have drawings so everyone’s on the same page. You think. Continue reading