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A Day in the Life of a Seller-Doer, Travis McCoy

Travis McCoy, PE, LEEDAP, Managing Director at Schaefer, has designed new buildings, renovated existing buildings for new uses and planned multiuse developments for the single and multi-family housing market. He is an experienced structural engineer work

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The Importance of Risk Taking

Think of what our world would be like if we didn’t have Microsoft, there was no U.S. flag on the moon, or if we didn’t have the ability to fly around the world. Furthermore, imagine the 90’s without Seinfeld...

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Learning the Why

Starting a new career can be intimidating, especially coming from outside the industry. Moving into a marketing position was a brand new exciting step. I was entering this fast-paced, quick-thinking, creative position...

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How Trying (and Failing) to be a Fiction Writer Prepared Me for Marketing

August 10, 2017 marked the end of my first year in A/E/C marketing and business development. It also marked the end of the first year in ten that I have not written a short story.

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Getting Back Into Routine

Summer time is coming to an end, which means vacations and weekends by the pool are coming to an end. What is the hardest part about vacation? Coming back to work and getting re-energized to get everything done!

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Let's THRIVE!

I liken the new SMPS year to a new school year. While it obviously occurs around the same time of year, it also resembles a time of advancement to build on what we we’ve learned over the years. Every year presents new opportunities based on the last, base

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Living the Why

“Most of us live our lives by accident – we live as it happens. Fulfillment comes when we live our lives on purpose.” - Excerpt from Together is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration, by Simon Sinek

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Instagram: Why Your Firm Should Have It and How to Implement It

Instagram is among the newest social media platforms that companies of all industries are implementing to reach their customers. Boasting over 300 million daily active users, Instagram has huge potential for marketers, even those in the AEC industry.

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Build Business 2017 Takeaways

Build Business is the premier A/E/C Marketing and Business Development Conference that brings together hundreds of marketers, business developers, principals and firm owners. This year’s Build Business had a few new features and a lot of great information

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Construction Site Safety: Tips for Marketers

Marketing professionals working in the construction industry juggle many tasks every day – from adapting to the preferences and requests of clients, to ensuring the success of marketing plans and everything in between...

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