Red Angle
El Presidente

Bradley Hartmann is El Presidente of Red Angle (, a Spanish language training firm focused exclusively on the construcción industry. Hartmann has been successful improving Safety, Productivity and Profitability by speaking Spanish on the jobsite. Hartmann lived in Guadalajara, México during his undergraduate studies and later earned his MBA. Hartmann also teaches Construction Spanish at Purdue University’s Building Construction Management Program.

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November 08, 2013

Ed is a close friend of mine.
He’s 33.
He’s married with two daughters, ages 7 and 4.

Sometimes you gotta sail The Love Boat before becoming Captain Phillips.

When it comes to learning – you’re a chicken. A free-range chicken, to be more specific. I’m not implying you are frightened. Not a “chicken” in the 8-year-old insult sense of the word.
When it comes to learning, you’re like a free-range chicken… you’re a free-range learner.
You’re in constant motion, busily moving from activity to activity throughout the day.


Mel Tucker is the new Defensive Coordinator for the Chicago Bears. In theory, that’s a good gig.

There’s a lot of testosterone on the jobsite. And there’s always plenty of stress. This can be an explosive combination.


Three stories jolted me in quick succession last week.


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