Upon meeting a new colleague in the design profession, or even reuniting with an old friend to talk shop, I often find myself having a recurring conversation about strategic services. I enjoy the discussion because it is often an opportunity …
What is thought leadership? Do you define yourself as a thought leader or does that term out right annoy you? Amanda Walter, of Walter Communications, undertook a survey last year with the Cameron MacAllister group to find out how architecture firms are pursuing thought leadership. Her early findings were documented in an article for Design Intelligence.
Architects make beautiful drawings, but that does not mean we are the best communicators. Tim Culvahouse, FAIA of Culvahouse Consulting has a column at AIA California Council addressing just that. His opening conversation, Divergent Mindsets, looks at the psychological difference between Architects and Non-Architects.