Email: The Seven Deadly Sins At next week's meeting, Mary-Beth will share the seven deadly sins of email. She offers some hilarious and alarming examples of real emails from real projects. In her always interesting and engaging style, Mary-Beth will also offer some analysis and effective tips for avoiding the seven deadly sins in your future emails. This is a great presentation for anyone who wants to make their communications more effective and avoid pitfalls that can lead
Click Here to Access The Article Your professional services agreement with your client is a critical document to formalize the roles and responsibilities of the project participants and establish the business parameters of your design services. Your contract is also the first line of defense in the event of a dispute or claim—in fact, it’s the first thing a claims examiner will ask to see when a problem arises.
In this edition of our multi-part series, we address the import
As a proud member of The Professional Liability Agents Network (PLAN), Poole Professional is happy to announce an upcoming webinar that can earn 1 AIA/CES learning unit for architects and qualified continuing education credits for engineers. "Coordination 5(+) Ways" will be presented Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2:00-3:00PM EST. Coordination – easy to say, but hard to execute. Successful design and construction projects must navigate at least five zones of significant coordina
The insured, a principal of an architectural firm that focused primarily on commercial projects, was approached by one of its largest clients to design his personal residence. The client was a friend of the principal and both the client and the insured served on the board of a charitable organization in their local community. The insured had no experience in residential design work but took this project as a “favor” for his friend and top client. Prior to the project starting