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8 12, 2020

How Architecture and Design Are Evolving Post-COVID

By |2021-04-07T06:25:01-07:00December 8, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

COVID-19 has been the catalyst for many changes in architecture and design. Many designers have suddenly found themselves in a position where they are now working remotely. Meanwhile, office buildings around the country have been vacant for months. In light of the pandemic, architects have had to think creatively about [...]

2 12, 2020

Design+Dialogue: Succession Planning

By |2021-02-11T06:10:20-08:00December 2, 2020|Design + Dialogue|

Succession Planning is THE biggest undertaking a design firm owner will go through during the life of their firm. It takes thoughtful planning and years to nurture and execute. The firm owners I talk with find it all too daunting and never get started. In this video I share a [...]

1 12, 2020

What Makes a Career in Architecture So Rewarding?

By |2021-04-07T06:24:55-07:00December 1, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

Many people think it is difficult to find work in the art and design fields, but there are many benefits you can reap by pursuing a career in architecture, especially since the real estate market in the United States is better than it has been in a long time. Here [...]

24 11, 2020

Tips to Create a High Performing Team

By |2021-04-07T06:24:51-07:00November 24, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

Don’t ruin all the hard work of bringing in top talent but thinking that the first day is the end of the process. It is not. After the new employee starts it is critical for team leaders and managers to focus on strengthening the overall work environment to ensure that [...]

23 11, 2020

Design+Dialogue: Interview Teams

By |2021-02-11T06:11:40-08:00November 23, 2020|Design + Dialogue|

Last week I discussed the top reasons candidates are rejected your offer.  This week I share the solution, Interview Teams.  Check out the video on how to develop a well-organized and successful interview team. Here is the link to my Design+Dialogue regarding why candidates are rejecting your offer.  

17 11, 2020

How to Build Resilience in Uncertain Times

By |2021-04-07T06:24:51-07:00November 17, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

From continued social distancing to underlying financial uncertainty, the world continues to cope with challenges that have never experienced before! Many of us are left looking for ways to adapt, accept, and bounce back from these stressful times. Resilience is an essential skill that will not only help you rebound [...]

10 11, 2020

3 Things You’re Getting Wrong in Your Hiring Process

By |2021-04-07T06:26:33-07:00November 10, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

If you’re having a difficult time hiring the right candidates for your architecture jobs, then it could be due to a flawed hiring process. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to improve. There are three common things you could be getting wrong in your hiring process and [...]

3 11, 2020

Top Leadership Qualities to Set Yourself Apart

By |2021-04-07T06:26:26-07:00November 3, 2020|Architecture, Blog, Branding, Employer Branding, Firm Managment, Interior Design, Leadership|

Leaders, those that really stand out, have learned to develop some very specific qualities. Take Sir Richard Branson for example, the self-proclaimed rule-breaker owns one of the world’s most recognized brands and has authored several books on important leadership principles. Instead of relying on traditional business strategies, he suggests that [...]

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