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Small Firm Mentality

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Small Firm Mentality

By Andrew Hawkins, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB | December 6, 2021

The “Jack of all trades/master of none” vs. “The Specialist”—conceptually, this is the idea that distinguishes the nuances between a small architecture firm and a large architecture firm. But is that really true? Should it be true? How should this idea measure philosophically into how you run an architecture firm whether it’s large or small? This is the topic we are tackling today on Episode 89, “Small Firm Mentality.”

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