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It's Transition Time!

"Transition is in your future." Yep, there's no doubt about it...we are on the cusp of a new 2015/16 SMPS Arizona leadership team and that means it's transition time!

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Millennials & The Generational Gap: Part 1

How to recruit and retain talent; it’s at the top of mind for most A/E/C firms these days. We just can’t staff up fast enough to meet the growing demands of a recovering economy.

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"8BITSME" Read the License Plate

I have this quirky little habit of reading personalized license plates; I just love trying to decode people’s one-line messages to the world. Sometimes my interest is the result of traffic-induced boredom and sometimes it’s just for the entertainment...

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The Tao of Booth

According to Wikipedia, Tao or Dao is a Chinese concept signifying 'way, 'path,' 'route,' or sometimes more loosely, 'doctrine' or 'principle.' Within the context of traditional Chinese philosophy and religion, the Tao is the intuitive knowing of "life,"

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The Imposter

When I was growing up, my absolute favorite movie was The Wizard of Oz. I even dressed up as Dorothy for my fourth grade Halloween costume; blue smock, braids, straw basket and a small stuffed dog that barked when I squeezed it. But despite my love...

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Beatblogger's Brain is getting recharged...

Phoenix weather: hot, hotter and hotter than hell LOL! With temperatures reaching 115 degrees, I think it's safe to say that most of our brains are reaching their boiling points. We're feverish and flustered and the summer has only just begun. So how

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THE “SLEUTH” METHOD

It’s an age old adage for a professional services marketer: you want to blow that agency/client out of the water, but you’re not a technical professional. You don’t know all there is to know about roadway geometry, wastewater treatment plants...

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The Vibe

’ll just be flat out honest here. I have ALWAYS had a hard time understanding why someone didn’t like me. It’s not that anyone has ever said they didn’t like me (at least, not to my face), but every now and again someone throws down “the vibe..."

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Desperately Seeking "MC"

WANTED: Marketing professional seeking opportunity to stagnate their career in a long-term position where their knowledge, experience and technical acumen will be sidelined, minimized or underutilized altogether. This position is with a company...

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Perfectionism & Procastination: A Tale of Two Traits

As I sit here gearing up to write this post that I personally suggested to BeatBlogger, I find myself wary…wary of what to say, wary of how to say it and wary of how much to write.

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