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4 Ways Architects Sharpen Skills for a More Productive Career

You’re a gifted designer, but what about your goal-setting and negotiation skills? Maybe you’re a great communicator in person, but your written communication skills aren’t so great. Even the best architects have strengths and weaknesses. Just ask anyone who worked with legendary Frank Lloyd Wright, who was known as much for his mercurial temperament as […]

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As Storm Activity Worsens, Safe Rooms are on the Rise

The concept of a safe room or panic room is experiencing a revival, but it might not be for reasons that you think. No one has discovered a vaccination or cure for crime; safety is always a concern. In the event of a break-in, a safe room offers a secure area that burglars can’t break […]

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Residential Rehabilitation Project Mirrors the Circle of Life

Residential rehab is arguably the greenest housing choice of all. Done right, it reworks existing structures for better use and a lower carbon footprint, often much lower than new construction that requires new raw materials. For Wim Goes Architecture in Belgium, one rehab project became a parallel for the temporary nature of life. The project […]

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What’s in the PDH Academy Engineering Course Bundle?

For any profession, such as engineering, that requires professional development hours, a convenient way to find and take courses makes a difference. When continuing ed students can save a little money, even better. If you’re an engineer who’s searching for courses that fit into your busy career and budget, PDH Academy has the answer. Here’s […]

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4 Ways CPAs Can Charge Their Batteries Before Busy End-of-Year Work Begins

Summer is over and if yours was like most, it wasn’t exactly relaxing. Relaxing vacations are usually anything but, and with kids out of school, the pace can be a bit hectic. Entering the new fall season with your batteries charged can help avoid burnout later on. Before business starts ramping up again, take a […]

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The Land Surveyor’s Role After a Natural Disaster

No place is safe from natural disasters and the number of them seems to grow every year. Some parts of the world experience typhoons and cyclones. Some deal with tornadoes and hurricanes. Few locations are flood-free. According to Live Science, it’s not just the volume of severe events that’s ticking up, it’s also the severity. […]

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PDH Academy Needs Continuing Education Subject Matter Experts

If you consider yourself to be an expert in your field, you might have thought about how you could participate in educating people who want to work in fields like yours. You might have considered teaching or a mentorship, but you may not have thought about developing course material for continuing education your industry. If […]

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5 Categories in the 2017 National Preservation Awards

As an organization, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is dedicated to sharing information and ideas about land preservation. It is a network of people who hope to increase knowledge about land improvements. The organization offers leadership, scholarship, and grant opportunities. The National Preservation Awards present five categories for nominations based on effort participating in […]

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4 More Ways CPAs Use Summer to Prepare for the Next Busy Season

Summer is historically slower for accountants. That makes this the perfect time of year to take on projects to help the next busy season work more efficiently and productively. You’ll probably need continuing education credits soon, so that’s a good place to start. Courses are available online. You might even find a local, state or […]

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Use This Summer to Redefine Your Practice and Get CPA Continuing Education

The hectic pace of tax season slows down dramatically during the summer months. That makes it the best time to focus on processes and upgrades inside the office. Maybe your filing system needs a bit of an update. Or maybe the whole accounting team could use a software refresher course or continuing education credits. Wherever […]

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