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Can Someone Design a Mobile Manager Software Program?

Handheld project management will soon be an expectation, not a bonus.
Here is a good idea for a frustrated HVAC person who likes to dabble with computer technology. It seems to me that now just about everyone (except me) uses a handheld device of some kind and is drawn to endless hours of using it analogous to drawing a moth to a flame to its screen.
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Some Odds & Ends to Think About

From trends that are (or aren’t) catching on, to cooking for engineers …
Pharmaceutical projects are different? Not according to several readers who responded to this column I wrote last year.
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Make Your Meetings Work

Why not have the subcontractors run the weekly coordination meetings?
When I have sat in on trade contractor field coordination meetings over the years, the prime contract (either a general contractor or construction manager) will have his project manager and/or mechanical and electrical coordinator facilitate these weekly meetings.
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Solar Heat & Electricity: What's The Problem?

In some settings, the old excuses don’t hold water anymore.


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The Power Of Positive Thinking

Its payoff can extend to your revenue, too.


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A Woman's Perspective On Work

A casual survey and personal experience generate some candor and surprises.
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Company Of One, Cont'd Consider A Mentor

You’re never too old for practical words of experience.
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Pharmaceutical Projects Are Different

Especially compared to school challenges, the proper reply is, “Oh, please.”
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Presenting A Seminar To Others

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

Solo success can flow from the right diagram and a specific service.
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