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Leading change: Jennifer Bennett

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Leading change: Jennifer Bennett

By Sara Parkman | President of Shive-Hattery (Cedar Rapids, IA), a multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering firm that recognizes the power of design in transforming the human experience.

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Parental advice you ignored

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Parental advice you ignored

By Tammi Nagucki | Reconsider some of this advice, and you may find some insight to guide you through our current world of disruption and stress.

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Decentralization

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Decentralization

By Phil Keil | Decentralization of structure within our firms allows for a more agile, adaptable, and unified organization.

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A year of higher expectations

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A year of higher expectations

By Chad Clinehens | 2021 is looking to be a year of increasing freedom, control, and opportunity.

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Keeping commitments

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Keeping commitments

When you don’t meet your commitments, you disappoint people and they remember it. If people can’t count on you, they won’t hire or promote you.

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