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Tomorrow's Environment

Presenting A Seminar To Others

August 28, 2012
The benefits are many, and they start in the prep.
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When Forced To Be A Company Of One

August 2, 2012
Solo success can flow from the right diagram and a specific service.
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How To Be A Money-Making Engineer

July 2, 2012
What they don’t teach you in school.
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Consultant Appreciation Day

March 26, 2012
How about some learning, lunch, and leisure at the client’s place?
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Commissioning Of Infection Control

February 1, 2012
Back in January 2011, I wrote in this column about hospital-acquired infection based on my introduction to this serious problem and my participating as a steering committee member for the Hospital Associated Infection Organization (HAIO).
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Energy & Environmental Management Is A Team Effort

Organize the players and communicate the successes.
November 7, 2011
This past March, I asked the question, “Do you have a corporate sustainability plan?” and recently I was discussing this topic with a director of a physical plant for a major college on the East Coast. He commented, “Energy conservation and environmental management should be a team effort.”
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Update: A Company Of One

It doesn’t have to go exactly according to plan to be progress.
November 1, 2011
Since I became a “company of one” this past January, I have been far busier than I had estimated when I wrote out my business plan. I guess that is a good problem, but it has taken me 10 months to get things under control and fit within my new five-days-a-week schedule (no more working Saturdays, Sundays, or evenings).
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MAKING THE ADJUSTMENT To Integrated Project Delivery

So far, this industry transition is — surprise! — not a fast one.
October 6, 2011
In the past, I have written about the integrated project delivery (IPD) process and my advocating it over design-bid-build, construction management, and/or performance contracting, but I’m troubled by the slow progress of IPD into the design, construction, and O&M business.
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Tomorrow's Environment: Business Development Is The Skill To Look Over The Hill

July 1, 2011
Put yourself in the position to come up with the next Great Idea, or to at least hear about and recognize it early on.
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