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Know thy time

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Know thy time

To manage time effectively, you need to know – not just believe – you are spending time productively.

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The role of the CEO in an A/E firm

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The role of the CEO in an A/E firm

By Mark Zweig | These six traits are most likely to lead to success and are absolute “musts” for whomever is the CEO of the firm.

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2020 Best Firms and Hot Firms

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2020 Best Firms and Hot Firms

By Kyle Ahern | The impressive data collected from Zweig Group’s Best Firms To Work For and Hot Firms continues to provide valuable insight into the AEC industry.

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Authenticity: LaShawn Stewart-Baylor

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Authenticity: LaShawn Stewart-Baylor

President and CEO of Integrated CM Solutions (San Antonio, TX), a program/construction management firm that’s had more than $800 million worth of projects since 2015.

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Gaining acceptance as a newly hired manager

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Gaining acceptance as a newly hired manager

“It’s crucial that the individual manager work hard to gain acceptance. Not doing so will almost inevitably lead to getting shot in the back.” While it’s best if you can promote from within, there are no doubt times AEC firms, and all organizations, really, have to go outside to hire a key manager. When that happens, it’s crucial that the individual manager work hard to gain acceptance. Not doing so will almost inevitably lead to getting shot in the back. Sometimes those who haven’t made a lot of job changes don’t understand this. And sometimes the newly-hired manager thinks the...

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