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Don’t work for every person that asks you to.

When is the last time that you met someone who immediately rubbed you the wrong way? Somebody that you wanted to immobilize with a korean throat pinch, bare your teeth to and tell them to be nicer while glaring into their face from an inch away? But you couldn’t do that because it is not […]

It Don’t Have To Make Sense

When I wake up in the morning with something on my mind, it either needs to be resolved or written down. This morning it was a job that I performed last year, doing an ASTM E2018-01 compliant property condition assessment as an associate for a consulting firm. I’ve done many of these before and never […]

It pays to know the players

As a prelude to building a comprehensive development schedule for Dollar General stores, I identified all “Players” in the process. 1. Accountant 2. ACOE 3. Analyst 4. Appraiser 5. Architect 6. Attorney 7. Building Department 8. Building Contractor 9. Buyer 10. Cable Utility 11. Civil Engineer 12. Concurrency Dept 13. Dollar General 14. DOT 15. […]