Tag Archives: Sound Advice

Walter Hunt Tackles Tough Times, Talent, and Time Management

Joan Capelin interviewed Walter Hunt, vice chairman of Gensler, for the ninth interview of the “Sound Advice” series. The podcast provides Walter’s advice on why it’s important to consistently conduct talent searches and cultivate interns; how not to take on more than you can handle; why it isn’t necessary to drop fees; and who should […]

Jim Cramer Offers His Perspective On How to Tackle the Recession

Joan Capelin interviewed Jim Cramer, chairman of the Greenway Group and editor of DesignIntelligence, for the eighth interview of the “Sound Advice” series. The podcast provides Jim’s advice on how to help people conquer “emotional paralysis” during the recession, how to inspire new ideas, why pressure on fees isn’t so bad, why he’s worried about […]

Interview with Jim Cramer, The Greenway Group

Perspective and advice on how to help people conquer “emotional paralysis” during the recession, how to inspire new ideas, why pressure on fees isn’t so bad, why he’s worried about the “green revolution,” and how to benefit from “constructive paranoia.”

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Tom Scarangello Explains How to Conquer the Downturn

Tom Scarangello, Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti Joan Capelin interviewed Tom Scarangello, chairman of Thornton Tomasetti, for the seventh interview of the “Sound Advice” series.  During the podcast, Tom discussed how a design firm can keep moving ahead through this downturn and gave his outlook on the future of the design and building industry. The podcast provides […]

Interview with Thomas Scarangello, Thornton Tomasetti

Perspective and advice on how to help people navigate the psychological downturn; how to inspire new ideas and plan for the future; why cutting fees is a bad idea; whether design professionals should run design firms; what young people entering the profession can expect.

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Lenore Lucey Talks About How to Reinvent Your Career and Why It’s Okay to Do So

Joan Capelin interviewed Lenore Lucey, FAIA, for the sixth interview of the “Sound Advice” series.  During the podcast, Lenore – since 1997 the executive vice president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards – discussed how design professionals can use this downturn to reinvent their career and still stay productively and meaningfully engaged in […]

Interview with Lenore Lucey, NCARB

Perspective and advice on alternate careers for design professionals – in fact, how to reconceive your career; how to find a job you love; and what young people just entering the profession can expect.

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Friedl Bohm Addresses This Economic Downturn

Joan Capelin interviewed Friedl Bohm, FAIA, for the fifth interview of the “Sound Advice” series.  During the podcast, this remarkable architect and businessman discussed what he suggests that you do to take advantage of these tough times. The podcast delves into Friedl’s perspective on why it’s important to deliver high-quality service, especially now; how to […]