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>> Improve project management practices by increasing personal responsibility At MacKay & Sposito, Inc. (M&S) we’ve invested heavily to improve our project management capabilities over the last few years. We updated accounting systems and project management software. We developed standards [...]

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Enthusiasm is key. Discover what refuels your firm’s leadership to sustain high-performance. In late June, Mark Zweig wrote an article about his favorite bike shop (Bill Eddy’s Motorsports). Apparently Bill Eddy (I’ve never met him) has a particular passion for motorcycles [...]

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Create a solid foundation, develop a plan of action and champion your direction. A new employee recently asked me how we’ve succeeded in the recession when other firms have struggled or failed. As I shared our story with him, I [...]

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>> Four ways to effectively reward and recognize employees in a difficult economy. MacKay & Sposito, Inc. (M&S), a 67-person civil engineering, planning, land and construction surveying, landscape architecture, and construction management/inspection firm, has survived and thrived in this economy [...]

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>> Here are three simple concepts that if taught to young professionals, will help them start their journey toward business development success. A couple of weeks ago Paul, one of our junior team members, asked me for advice about how [...]

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