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Living the Principles

This is the third installment of a three-part blog on the topic of job success, which started with “How to Find a Job.”  In Part Two, I addressed “After You’ve Landed the Job,” introducing the notion that job success goes … Continue reading

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After You’ve Landed the Job

This is the second of a three-part blog on the topic of job success, using my own experiences in a fulfilling 34-year career at Gensler. A couple of months ago I wrote about my good fortune of meeting Art Gensler … Continue reading

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How to Find a Job (or how did I end up at Gensler?)

You can read many sources about how to get a job and grow your business. My story is just one of many. The business I’ll describe is an architectural, design and planning practice, started in 1965 by Art Gensler. The … Continue reading

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Client Love Matters

Do your clients really love you . . . and do you love them? Something I learned a long time ago has to do with my relationship with my clients. If they love me and I love them, I’ll do … Continue reading

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A Suggested Extension to the New Grand Strategy

After reading Ed Friedrichs’ blog post, “The New Grand Strategy,” I was inclined to email him and suggest a complementary extension of our “national strategic imperative.” Consider, if you will, an expanded definition of sustainability that focuses not just on … Continue reading

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Measuring performance: Hard and Soft Metrics

Though harder to apply and evaluate, assessing interpersonal skills can enhance team performance and achieve higher morale. I have had a number of discussions lately about how to measure performance. The people I’ve spoken with, both employers and employees, all … Continue reading

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Two Degrees of Separation

I have had so many inquiries lately about knowledge networks, how to build them and how to manage them that I thought it worthwhile to post Strategy 14 from my book, Long-Cycle Strategies for a Short-cycle World in its entirety.  … Continue reading

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