TZL Podcast: David Bolt on the power of trust and knowledge sharing

Apr 27, 2023

Randy Wilburn

"Knowledge is something to be shared."
—David Bolt

David Bolt traces his extraordinary design career journey back to his passion for both the creative and logical aspects of life. With a strong foundation in architecture, he has remained with one company, GMB, for a remarkable 25 years. From starting as an intern, David now leads as their president.

His empathy for his employees, born from experiencing a diverse range of positions within the company, has led to GMB's people-first culture. By focusing on treating people well and delivering excellent results, David and his team have created a collaborative environment that fosters growth and embraces change.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover the key components of GMB's successful employee-centric work culture.
  • Grasp the undeniable influence of robust relationships in education and effective project management.
  • Discern the value of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) as a means to share profits and empower employees.
  • Examine groundbreaking onboarding strategies that encourage community and inclusion.
  • Embrace the power of adaptability and collaboration to drive the architecture and design industry forward.

All of this and much more are on this episode of The Zweig Letter Podcast.
Connect with David Bolt:
GMB Website
GMB on Facebook
David Bolt on LinkedIn
David Bolt Email

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About Zweig Group

Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the industry leader and premiere authority in AEC firm management and marketing, the go-to source for data and research, and the leading provider of customized learning and training. Zweig Group exists to help AEC firms succeed in a complicated and challenging marketplace through services that include: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Valuation, Executive Search, Board of Director Services, Ownership Transition, Marketing & Branding, and Business Development Training. The firm has offices in Dallas and Fayetteville, Arkansas.