September 22, 2020

“The road to success is always under construction.” – Lily Tomlin For centuries, civil engineers have dedicated themselves to serving the public. But as the world and society’s needs...
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August 17, 2020

I do a lot of speaking and training on networking and relationship-building for civil engineering professionals. One of the points I teach on is allowing the other person you are conversing with to...
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July 30, 2020

In a moment now sadly rich in irony, University of Washington professor Kate Simonen attended a carbon neutral conference in Los Angeles this past March and thought to herself, “I don’t want to...
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July 28, 2020

The pressures from one’s career and personal life can be difficult to cope with. So, finding the perfect work-life balance is crucial to having a healthy life and satisfying work...
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June 22, 2020

“A team is only as strong as its weakest link.” It’s a statement we’ve all heard before. But it’s something that rings true, especially in the civil engineering industry. Individuals...
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June 11, 2020

Earning your license is an important step in becoming a professional civil engineer. As in all aspects of your career, ASCE wants to see you succeed. With the fall P.E. and S.E. exam dates nearing,...
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May 27, 2020

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. Today’s roundtable considers the increasing importance of...
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May 19, 2020

I recently had the honor of sitting on an ASCE virtual panel called “Leading Teams and Fostering Relationships in a Virtual Environment.” You can watch the replay of the webcast...
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April 8, 2020

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the...
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April 1, 2020

More companies across the civil engineering industry are implementing flatter management structures. Thus, the ability to influence others without relying on positional authority is an important...
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