Mick sits down with Joe Fusca, Managing Director at Graphite Projects. Joe tells the story of how he and his co-founders grew Graphite to become one of Australia’s most respected high end fitout and refurbishment specialists. Graphite’s first project, some 25 years ago, was done in exchange for a couple of parking spots in Sydney!
Joe is generous with his experience, sharing how he transitioned without a formal degree from a secure job in aviation, coming up through the ranks of construction in his 30s. Given Joe’s versatile path, this is an episode for anyone at a “fork in the road” in their career.
Joe is candid, personal and informative in this episode. Not only do Mick and Joe reflect on his career, they discuss the reasons he keeps going, with reflections on mental health in the construction industry. Joe is an inspiring leader there are many lessons to learn from this episode; the benefits of taking calculated risks, of choosing good business partners and in what Joe wishes was different about the industry he loves.
MEA$SURED is a podcast of Franklin Smith, a specialist construction recruitment agency. Franklin Smith recruits for specialist, hard to fill roles throughout the built environment.
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