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We, Myself and I

Bob Borson —  November 17, 2014 — 29 Comments

Are architects bad at sharing? The word “I” is a take credit type of word, while saying “we” is a sharing credit type of word.

How often do you say “I when you could have said “We”?

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[Facepalm]

Bob Borson —  November 3, 2014 — 14 Comments

Digital Communications for the Small Architectural Firm (or any small firm for that matter) is something that I will be presenting on at the 75th Annual Texas Society of Architect Convention and Design Expo. I’ll also be talking about the money – the thing people seem to care about the most.

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I just got back from a 4 day trip to the Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, where I went down to take a look at a neighborhood school to see if we could add a 3rd story onto the existing facilities … and I performed hip replacement surgery just for kicks.

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I’ve been doing a lot of traveling around lately and when I can, I check out the local school of Architecture. Today I am taking a look at the University of Maryland School of Architecture

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I thought it would be particularly good timing to bring up the idea of working on short term goals and they value – and satisfaction – that they can bring to your career.

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An inspirational story of how someone who dreamed of going to architecture school actually made it happen. This is the two year email exchange between me and Jordan – a welder from North Carolina.

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There are no two ways about it, hanging pictures is a drag. A total drag. The dragiest of drags. I know what you’re thinking “Is that even a thing?” Yes – it is, because I just hung a whole bunch of pictures and I am an authority of things that are a drag.

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