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Posted on December 26, 2014
Successful innovators care about solving interesting and important problems — innovation is merely a byproduct. A recent Harvard Business Review article emphasizes that a...
Posted on December 22, 2014
Wind is generating a great deal of attention these days. I’m talking about wind power that occurs naturally in the atmosphere that is then converted into mechanical energy...
Posted on December 22, 2014
Commercial and residential construction can be as different as night and day. But as one who covered the housing industry for nearly a decade, I firmly believe AEC firms can...
Posted on December 19, 2014
There are many reasons why people quit: employee mismatch, work/life balance, co-worker conflicts, relocation, family matters, lack of good communication, micro-managers....
Posted on December 18, 2014
Susan Cain’s bestselling 2012 book, "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking" has made an impact on how we understand our current workforce,...
Posted on December 16, 2014
Advanced technologies are creating new possibilities with Valspar’s Fluropon Kameleon. A rich look is created with a unique blend of ceramic and inorganic pigments. These...
Posted on December 16, 2014
Replacing the names on the door can be tricky for AEC firms. “The architectural and engineering professions are rife with stories of leadership transition failure,” writes...
Posted on December 16, 2014
On a recent trip to see what technology Todd Wynne and the rest of the team at Rogers-O’Brien Construction (RO) have been tinkering with, I had a chance to experience...
Posted on December 16, 2014
With 2014 coming to a close, we decided to take a look back at the year in construction. I think anyone reading this blog would agree that things are certainly starting to...
Posted on December 11, 2014
One of the most exciting new buildings to open its doors this year is the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building Salt Lake City, Utah. This $125 million, 335,000-sf facility...