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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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What I Learned from the F Word: From Failure to Fortune

“Successful people are not people who never fail. They’re people who know how to fail really, really well” (Karen Salmansohn). Failure is part of life, but I never explicitly learned how to handle failure in productive ways.

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Teaming Up - VDC & Marketing

Virtual Design Coordination (VDC) is extremely relevant in our industry today and has evolved over the last few years. Megan Conrad, Virtual Construction Manager and Mike Prefling, Director of Virtual Construction at Ryan Companies,

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Surviving a Rebrand

Our firm just went through a whirl-wind and I survived! Earlier this month, my firm went through a significant transition to unite globally under one name, WSP, and launch a fresh brand and identity. Like many companies out there, we have experienced trem

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Inside Scoop on Getting Recognized

As Marketers, we are constantly compiling statistics, photographs and information about our colleagues or projects and nominating them for awards. Why? Awards are awesome.

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One CAN Make a Difference

Did you know that every 13 seconds, a child dies from hunger related causes? YOU can make a difference! Get involved with Canstruction® - this year marks the 11th Anniversary of Phoenix Canstruction®, a unique charity art exhibit in which AEC firms collec

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Michelle's Mini Illustrator Tutorial

Adobe Illustrator – did you just get the chills? Fear no more Marketers! Michelle Dsouza, Marketing Coordinator at T.Y. Lin International, has come to the rescue!

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Preparing for Your Review

When I walked into my ?rst SMPS event nine-and-a-half years ago, I had no idea what the next decade had in store or how it would change my life. I raised my hand to be a member of the newsletter committee …

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Survive and Thrive

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting this year’s group of protégés for the SMPS AZ Mentoring Program. And, as it always happens when I meet those fresh, bright faces and minds, I am reminded of what it was like when you are trying to learn a new job

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