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Trends accelerated by COVID-19

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Trends accelerated by COVID-19

By Jamie Claire Kiser | Companies are adopting fluid work from home policies and people have begun migrating away from dense cities.

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Empower your people for the greater good

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Empower your people for the greater good

The texture of varying beliefs, values, and backgrounds inform how we see the world, and are at the very core of our ability to serve our clients and community.

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Better together: Erin Inman

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Better together: Erin Inman

President and CEO of Primera (Chicago, IL), a mid-size, full-service, woman-owned engineering design and consulting firm.

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Nine more things to change in your firm

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Nine more things to change in your firm

By Mark Zweig | Best practices may be safe, but they won’t differentiate your firm. Make these changes and your firm will stand out.

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Proposal fumble

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Proposal fumble

When you underestimate the proposal and fail to invest in its development, you risk losing money and wasting business development resources.

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