Anthony Fasano

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Careers & Leadership

January 25, 2018

This is a question I get often from civil engineering professionals, usually from those on the early side of their career. It’s in reference to that proverbial fork in the road that all civil...
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Careers & Leadership

January 4, 2018

Happy New Year. While personally I don’t believe that January 1st offers any more opportunity than the other 364 days of the year, it does usually give us some time when we can reflect on the past...
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Careers & Leadership

December 12, 2017

If you’re a civil engineer like I am, you’ve probably heard of ASCE’s Raise the Bar. Whether you stumbled across it online, heard about it at a conference, or read about it in a newsletter, do...
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Careers & Leadership

November 16, 2017

Unfortunately, this is a question I get all too often. Lack of confidence is one of the biggest inhibitors of professional development and overall success for civil engineering professionals (and...
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Careers & Leadership

October 19, 2017

Before I give you the advice I want to share in this post, let me qualify it for you. The strategy I’m going to share is not something I came up with myself, but I have had success using it....
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Careers & Leadership

September 21, 2017

I had the honor of speaking at the Seattle ASCE Younger Member Forum this week. It was a pleasure to speak to such a motivated group of young civil engineers. The topic I discussed was how to network...
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Careers & Leadership

August 30, 2017

This week, my three kids are each in different camps again, which will make for scattered mornings (and a crazy week overall). It’s easier to stomach now, though, because I know it is all coming to...
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Careers & Leadership

July 20, 2017

So, you are signed up for an upcoming civil engineering conference, and now it’s time to start putting together a plan to ensure that you get the most out of the event. I know what you are...
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Careers & Leadership

July 6, 2017

This post comes as a general response to questions I get from hundreds of civil engineers asking how they can more rapidly advance their career or grow their civil engineering business. My answer...
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Careers & Leadership

June 15, 2017

I previously covered the benefits of becoming a jack-of-all-trades, and more recently, focusing on a specific niche as a civil engineer. In this post, I want to dig deeper into specialization as a...
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