Supercharge Your Team to Win the Race for Talent

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada))

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This online class carries 1.5 PDH (Professional Development Hour).

Curriculum Track: Human Resources | Business Management and Quality

Member Organization: National Events

Faculty: Mike Phillips AIA, Founding Partner, Phillips Architecture

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Talented teams are becoming ever more important in our service-based industry. The growing complexity of projects and project delivery has created a race in our industry to have the best talent possible in our firm in order to build the highest value with our clients. But, we are all in competition with each other to find and hire the most talented and the wisest firms know that growing talent from within is the fastest, smartest and most cost-effective route to improving our firm's talent base. 

This presentation shows strategies and tactics, specific to the A/E/I industry, to improve the visible quality of your firm's work. 

Takeaways include specific steps to:

  • Assign the right people to the right roles (type to match need)
  • Create optimal pairings of staff & each particular client
  • Use generational differences to natural advantage
  • Optimize comfort & performance by extrovert/introvert type
  • Match staff's training to role and learning style
  • Fine tune communication & management approaches by type
  • Accelerate your firm's growth by better coverage on the four basic skill sets

Presenter Mike Phillips is an architect who has managed a NC design firm for almost 30 years. His firm has been awarded numerous awards that speak to success in bringing teams together for improving a firm's success. Mike is a frequent speaker at industry events related to the numerous awards his firm has received for their process and results; Best Collaborative Firm, Best Design Firm Workplace, Circle of Excellence Firm, Leading By Example Award (highest client satisfaction scores in the US)


ACEC Members: $199
Non-members: $299

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