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Steve Whitehorn is Managing Principal of Whitehorn Financial Group, Inc., a risk management consultant and business strategist for architects and engineers. For more, visit http://whitehornfinancial.com/our-people.

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Architects | June 28, 2016 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
Whitehorn Financial Managing Principal Steve Whitehorn offers effective ways to recoup lost revenue, including a few strategies that capitalize on rec...
Managing risk when building in challenging locations

Crane in Cuba's Havana Harbor. Photo courtesy Whitehorn Financial.

Building Team | June 02, 2016 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
AEC firms recognize the upsides of exploring new, emerging markets. Whitehorn Financial's Steve Whitehorn offers four principles that can help guide y...
How to manage the process and limit the risk of value engineering

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Architects | March 10, 2016 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
AEC consultant Steve Whitehorn shares several ways in which architects can be more effective managers of value-engineered change.
Developing a strategy for getting paid on time

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Architects | February 17, 2016 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
Though talking about money can be difficult, creating and following a clear plan for getting paid is essential for your firm to thrive, writes Steve W...
How to transition leadership within your architecture firm, Part 2

Lyons Architects office. Photo: Peter Bennets/Wikimedia Commons

Architects | August 28, 2015 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
Close to retiring? Without a plan for leadership transition, you might not foster candidates who will be capable of taking over the reins, says Whiteh...
How to transition leadership within your architecture firm, part 1

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Architects | August 27, 2015 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
In order for your firm to thrive and preserve your legacy after retirement, it is essential that you create a strategic plan to not only transition ow...
Harness the connection between managing risk and increasing profitability, Part 2

It’s always a good idea to discuss any concerns you may have about your liability or risk exposure with your professional liability advisor and project owner, but it’s also important that you develop your own procedures that will help you take control of the flow of information on a project.

Architects | May 10, 2015 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
In Part 1, we covered taking control of the submittals schedule and managing RFIs. Let’s move on to properly allocating substitutions and limiting cha...
Harness the connection between managing risk and increasing profitability, Part 1

By controlling the flow of information and communication during construction, AE firms can better control their costs and risk exposure, and increase their profitability.

Architects | May 10, 2015 | Whitehorn Financial Group blog Steve Whitehorn
AE firms need to protect themselves against vague contractual and procedural situations during all phases of the project in order to minimize their li...
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