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Join Me!

Do Architects See the Future Differently than Other People? It’s the question my daughter asked me as I was preparing for my first speech as Candidate for First Vice President / President Elect of the American Institute of Architects. The speech that was the next step in my mission to answer a challenge from my mentor that started with AIAS and has led me to the post of Vice President of the American Institute of Architects. Now, like my mentor challenged me, I’m challenging you. Join me. This is OUR time. Join me in making OUR Institute stronger, OUR Profession more relevant and OUR world a better place. Continue reading

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Engage and be Relevant

One of the dangers that any professional organization or business can face is the trap that we fall into when we spend more time talking to each other than we spend talking to clients, customers, partners, friends and family. The American Institute of Architects will be most successful when we learn to adopt a more accessible language. Our success will come when we understand and speak their language; when we understand and help solve their issues; when we become relevant in their world. Continue reading

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