• Supermen and exact sciences

    by sparkman

    Unless you put yourself out there as perfect, courts will typically hold you to the standard of reasonable care if you make a mistake.

  • Managing your career

    by sparkman

    Prepare and execute a plan for balance and growth in the three biggest areas of your engineering career: technical ability, social skills, and stewardship of the profession.

  • Basic marketing, busy AEC

    by sparkman

    A small investment of your time, energy, and creativity can yield a large return with your clients. Start gently and build your confidence.

  • Early lessons from the past

    by sparkman

    “Years ago, I worked for an A/E firm in Memphis by the name of Pickering, Wooten, Smith and Weiss. My boss was Don Smith and my mentor was Irving Weiss. Both of them taught me a lot about this business.”

  • Growing apart, together

    by sparkman

    The future AEC workspace will be flexible but more connected than ever, so invest in data bandwidth and mobility.

  • Egypt, Rome, beyond

    by sparkman

    Surveying technology has been around for thousands of years. What’s new today will be old tomorrow, but the basics will remain the same.

  • Who, me?

    by sparkman

    When working on a project, there are various human roadblocks that consistently clog the path to project execution.