Steven Burns

Steven Burns, FAIA spent 14 years managing the firm Burns + Beyerl Architects, and during that time the firm’s earnings grew at an average rate of 24% per year. After founding his own software company, Steve took his management expertise to BQE Software, where he is refining their business strategy and product development for the company’s groundbreaking project accounting solution, BQE Core.

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | November 06, 2014
To attract and keep talented individuals who are different than you, Entrepreneur...

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Building Owner | The Business Behind Design | October 29, 2014
Telling your employees to become more engaged and productive won’t work. But putting...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | October 19, 2014
Another brainstorming session, another slew of tired ideas. How can you push your team to...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | October 13, 2014
Kristof De Wulf, CEO of InSites Consulting, argues that the effects of customer-...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | September 25, 2014
By now, the idea that organizations must adapt to maintain both relevance and market...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | September 13, 2014
Asking the right questions can help business leaders to anticipate changes, seize...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | September 13, 2014
An oven-overlooked factor in assessing the success of a leader, according to...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | August 16, 2014
Business consultant Tim Williams authored a recent LinkedIn post that highlights the...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | August 04, 2014
Transforming your firm into a “digital business” is particularly challenging because...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | August 04, 2014
Most AEC leadership teams are fastidious about tracking their hit rate–the number of...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | July 21, 2014
Transition planning can be one of the more complex challenges that firms face. Effective...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | July 07, 2014
The secret to keeping your best employees productive and happy isn’t throwing money at...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | July 07, 2014
Companies seem to try everything imaginable to fix their workplaces, says Gallup Chairman...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | June 22, 2014
Establishing, conveying, and maintaining a powerful brand is a critical component of an...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | June 03, 2014
While it’s often said that strong leadership is an organization’s competitive advantage,...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | May 27, 2014
The price, cost, and value of design services are explored in a recent Design...
Architects | The Business Behind Design | May 22, 2014
Measuring what matters is essential for professional services firms, says author and...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | May 08, 2014
Though strategic planning has helped many businesses move forward, its time has passed....

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | May 03, 2014
Managing a team of people, especially creative people, is a task that not everyone is up...

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Architects | The Business Behind Design | April 15, 2014
Regardless of the fee you charge, clients and prospects decide the value of your...
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