December 4, 2012

Business is increasingly conducted abroad due to technical advancements and market globalization. It’s no doubt challenging to grow and manage a team of professionals adept at working in a...
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November 25, 2012

ASCE members can enjoy tangible benefits in addition to the career development and networking opportunities frequently mentioned on this blog. At the 2012 Annual Conference, I took the opportunity to...
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November 20, 2012

This year’s ASCE Annual Conference keynote speaker was David Lapin, founder of Lapin International and author of Lead by Greatness. From the start of his presentation, Mr. Lapin challenged our...
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November 12, 2012

Please forgive me for the long and unannounced break since my last post. Over the past month I have been exceptionally busy traveling for work, pleasure, and to attend the ASCE annual conference in...
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July 18, 2012

Add social media to your engineering toolbox with an ASCE webinar. ASCE has created a webinar from the sustainable social media panel hosted at last year's annual conference. Recall the September 12,...
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June 9, 2012

Last September contributing author Rafael Gomes de Oliveira described how attending the ASCE/SEI Structures Congress launched his career in structural engineering. After living and working in Chicago...
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December 14, 2011

It’s cliché to talk about the importance of networking in advancing your career. Why all the emphasis? Because success really is as much about who you know, and those contacts will, by extension,...
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November 17, 2011

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a champion for civil rights, a great motivator, and an exceptional leader. My awareness of Dr. King’s contribution to the country had always been limited to a brief...
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November 9, 2011

Dear Engineers Without Offices Interim President: We met in Memphis while I was attending the ASCE 2011 Conference and you were participating in the Occupy Memphis Protest. Right before you walked...
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November 5, 2011

One of the best reasons to attend a professional conference is to explore a new city. Over the past several years the ASCE Annual Conference has been held in Los Angeles, Chicago, Kansas City, Las...
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