It Might Be You: Why Your Management Style Might be Making Your Projects Fail (And How You Can Fix That) Pt. 1

Importance of a Positive Attitude in Project Management: Being a great project manager involves several factors. You, of course, have to be well organized and capable of leading the individuals who are under your supervision. However, you might be surprised to learn that being a superb manager has more to do with your attitude than […]

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The Importance of Invoice Accuracy

Your architecture firm is busy. You spend your time working hand-in-hand with your team, your clients, and your proposals to keep your business progressing. Invoicing doesn’t seem like a big component of your day-to-day tasks, but common mistakes here can cost your company significantly. Within the architecture industry specifically, invoice mistakes are common, but are […]

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15 Ways to Manage Conflicts on Your Team

In every project, workplace, office, and team, conflict will occur. It’s not possible to avoid it, but what you do to manage it can define the success of your engineering or architectural firm. To truly define your success, consider these simple-to-implement conflict management strategies. #1: Focus on productivity When managing conflict on the spot, aim […]

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Top 10 Project Management Tips to Help You Complete Your Projects on Time

Perhaps the worst way to interact with a new client with plans for numerous projects is to be late in responding, communicating, or even submitting the completed project on deadline. As the manager of an architecture or engineering firm, it’s your job to keep the deadline in sight. If you’re struggling to complete projects on […]

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In It for the Long Haul: How to Manage Lengthy (Neverending) Projects

In some architecture and engineering firms, there’s no end date in sight for a project. It may seem to go on for years, with constant upgrades and changes. As long as your company is managing the actual milestones and receiving payment, it may not seem like too much of a struggle. On the other hand, […]

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13 Ways to Become a Better Project Manager

No matter how many projects you’re juggling, one thing is clear, all of the weight of potential success for your business is on your shoulders. You know your team has the experience and skill. It’s up to you to lead them from the initial proposal to project completion. To do that, you need to be […]

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Providing Health Benefits to Your Employees

For small businesses, like most architects and engineers, this is a huge expanse. Over the past few years we have seen these costs skyrocket. But did you know that nearly 20% of Americans have secondary health coverage. What this means is they are covered by two health insurance plans because there are two working parents […]

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