By Leo MacLeod This scenario might sound familiar: After receiving a delegated task, the person emails back half-done work, saying, “Did as much as I could; kicking it back to you.” You take the bait and help out and kick it back to the person. They hit another wall, and you help again. This continues […]
Leadership – Is it Common Sense?
by Greg Burke, FAIA, NCARB Is there such a thing as common sense leadership. Quoting Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, “…the short answer is yes! The long answer is Hell Yes!” In previous articles we have looked at traits and styles of leadership. The main question about leadership is can anyone do it? The answer […]
Leadership – a Matter of Style
by Greg Burke, FAIA, NCARB Leadership style can take on many different facets. As in architecture, leadership style is a manner of doing something. Style also is a distinctive appearance typically relating to a way in which something is designed. In my previous articles, I put forth the idea that leaders can be both made […]
Leadership – What Is It?
by Greg Burke, FAIA, NCARB In the initial article on the subject of leadership I put forth the proposition that leadership is not a mystical thing that cannot be explained. In this article we will take a look at the characteristics of what a leader is and why this is important to the EntreArchitect community. […]
An Introduction To Leadership
by Greg Burke, FAIA It is often said the leaders don’t create followers, they create other leaders. Why is this important? Leadership is not a mystical thing that is often hard to identify but can be seen in just about everyone who involves themselves in operating in and for a business. Not everyone is cut […]
Architectural Services: Focus on People Rather than Projects
Our job as small firm architects is not only to design great buildings or to prepare construction documents, which become the legal contract between owner and contractor. Our responsibility is far greater than what’s listed in our agreement between owner and architect. Our clients have big dreams, little idea of how to achieve their goals […]