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Would you work for you?

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Would you work for you?

By Mark Zweig | Stop lamenting the labor shortage and start doing what you should to find and keep the very best people in spite of it.

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We can do better

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We can do better

By Stephen Lucy | In the past year, we’ve learned a great deal about how we can do better and have begun to seize opportunities created by 2020.

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Keeping your firm ‘ready to sell’

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Keeping your firm ‘ready to sell’

By John Bray | Approachable steps you can take to prepare for a potential acquisition down the road, and why it’s never a bad idea to take them.

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Design a successful design business

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Design a successful design business

By Mark Zweig | What your firm becomes should be the result of a plan, of deliberate efforts. You can and should “design” your design firm.

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Live your legacy

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Live your legacy

By Phil Keil | Developing a legacy-building strategy requires looking within to the sources of your greatest purpose and potential.

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