My 8-year-old son sat on the floor and just stared at the box of Legos. He’d been that way for the past ten minutes. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “I really want to build something but I don’t know what to build”, he replied. I could sympathize. When I was a kid, I would often get […]
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Using Revit is a lot like driving a car. You hop in the front seat, turn the key and off you go. Sure, you need to know what you’re doing and where you’re going. And you need to know the rules of the road, like how to stop, how to indicate when you’re turning (unless […]
This is the third installment of my annual “Year in Review”. You can read the previous two versions here and here. I really enjoy the yearly review process. A year is a long time. It’s easy to forget all that you accomplished over the past 365 days. The yearly review is also a good way to keep […]
There are a lot of challenges when working for yourself. Without colleagues to talk to or bounce ideas off of, things can get pretty lonely. Even if you work in an office, you might feel you lack like-minded colleagues. I found this to be especially true last year. I spent a lot of time in […]