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The Power of a Testimonial

Testimonials should be a priority in your marketing collateral, proposal, conference, presentations, and digital presence. Why? There are few marketing vehicles that are more convincing than a testimonial.

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Simple and Creative Ways to Refresh Your Work space

Life have you feeling “cluttered”? When was the last time you looked through that bottom desk drawer and got rid of the stuff you didn’t need? If you’re too embarrassed to admit how long that has been then you are overdue for a spring-cleaning session!

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The Eternal Cheerleader - Why Being the Most Positive Person in the Office Pays off

With a calendar packed to the brim with requests for proposals and qualifications to be updated, how does a marketing pro remain positive and sane with deadlines constantly looming over us? The answer to this question looks different for everyone...

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Networking for the Anti-Networker

I am the worst marketing person. Don’t get me wrong, I love marketing. I mean I love creating graphics, coordinating events, and organizing those unique touches that make an impact. But when it comes to networking and talking to complete strangers, I am

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Let the fun times roll!

All work and no play makes for a very dull life. In the age of “maintaining” a healthy work life balance, the line separating our professional and personal lives are a bit more blurred these days

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Getting a Seat at the Table

Are you being left out of integral business discussions or strategic initiatives where your perspective could add great value to your organization? You are not alone and there are ways to combat that fight.

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No More Excuses!

I don’t have time. I have too much else to do. I’m tired. Change is scary. It could be better, but it’s really not that bad. I can always do it later. And on and on and on. We all make excuses for why we can’t get to those extra tasks or goals. And I rea

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New Year, New Me – The Productivity Fumble

As the end of 2017 approaches, we find our workload getting heavier and heavier. End of year reports, last-minute submittals and deadlines that just seem to keep creeping up. But despite the end-of-year rush, the new year is just around the corner...

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The Recipe for Leadership – Recapping Tom Zender’s Leadership Workshop

What does leadership mean to you? Who do you consider a leader in your firm? So often we base leadership off of titles and or accolades. It is time to shift the focus...

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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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