2019 AEC Profitability Summit Attendees Find a Potential $39 Million in Lost Profits

2019 AEC Profitability Summit Attendees Find a Potential $39 Million in Lost Profits

The AEC Profitability Summit is an event developed specifically to help architecture and engineering firm leaders increase profits by focusing on implementing business management best practices.   2019 was our third Profitability Summit and this year we returned to...
How to Get Your Employees to Follow Profitable Best Practices

How to Get Your Employees to Follow Profitable Best Practices

One of the most frustrating aspects of running a business is getting employees to follow your business processes. Whether it is submitting timesheets late, making mistakes on proposals, failing to respond to clients correctly or failing to get approvals for extra...
Stop Wasting Time! Get Your Employees to Work Smarter (Not Harder)

Stop Wasting Time! Get Your Employees to Work Smarter (Not Harder)

“According to a McKinsey report, employees spend 1.8 hours every day—9.3 hours per week, on average—searching and gathering information.”  Source: http://utrconf.com/top-3-reasons-why-we-spend-so-much-time-searching-for-information/    One of your employees,...
5 Steps to Get Your Leadership Team on the Same Page

5 Steps to Get Your Leadership Team on the Same Page

Is your executive team on the same page about where your firm is heading? One of the most critical factors to successful A&E business results is being able to make the right decisions that will drive the firm’s growth and profitability. When there is a lack of...
5 Keys to Higher Profits and Happier Employees

5 Keys to Higher Profits and Happier Employees

You want higher profits and happier employees but getting both may seem impossible. The relationship between firm financial success and employee happiness is not always obvious, but higher profits enable investment in staff and systems that in turn, makes them enjoy...