In this episode, I talk to Bill Keen, CRPC, the founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors, about the election year and financial planning and how it can affect you as an engineer. Bill provides some great tips on how you can be prudent when it comes to financial planning and making decisions as to not affect you and your family negatively.
This is a guest blog by Mike Burns, PE, PgMP, DBIA
Last month we discussed How AEC Professionals Can Approach Their Roles as Integrators. This role is critical as communities across the globe cautiously move from healthcare pandemic responses to economic recovery. In the United States, our rapidly evolving monetary and fiscal response has a significant infrastructure investment component, including the Federal Reserves’ Municipal Liquidity Facility, the CARES Act, and pending action in Congress as recent headlines note (e.g., House approves $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure). In our inherently complex industry, we must build on our integrator role to expose and promote local wins aligned to broader policy objectives.
The Legislative Outline for Infrastructure in America , developed with inputs from across the political spectrum, frames our policy emphasis:
Things You Need to Worry About When Running Your Own Engineering Business is a guest blog by Scott Matthews
Starting and running your own engineering business is always challenging. As many consultancies are small businesses, they face the same problems as similar ventures. 54% of SMB leaders have stated that acquiring talent is a problem.
In the world of engineering businesses, this is just the first step in a myriad of things you need to worry about. To help your business grow, we’ve analyzed the biggest concerns.