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Silos Kill Business

Silos and paraprofessional competence/utilization are two of the biggest problems undermining our industry. In this Premium Post let’s look at silos and how they’re killing your business. The Oxford Dictionary defines silos as follows: noun (plural silos) a system, process,

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Selling Surveying: Customer Call Back Timing

Business 101 for any business, including land surveying, includes many basic building blocks for success. One such area is our timing for potential customer call back. In this premium post I’ll share with you why your customer callback timing is so

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Working With Expanded And Improved Teams

Premium Post How do you view your work environment and teams? In many companies, team organization and team building is centered and focused around tightly knit internal silos, although I believe this is changing at light speed. Well, they’re sometimes

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Google Maps Coordinate Workforce Management Tool

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Google Maps Coordinate Helps The Right People Get The Right Jobs Done Faster! The above statement, taken from the below Youtube video’s description, highlights the potential of Google Maps Coordinate. I’ve investigated many work process, job management and scheduling software

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Custom Template Setup & Training Done Right

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A large organization asked me this week if I could give them AutoCAD Civil 3D custom template setup and training. They’re looking to use AutoCAD Civil 3D in their workflows. What struck me about their request is they recognized that a successful implementation

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How To Stop Avoiding Business And Professional Realities, Embrace Change, And Focus Your Goals

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Timing Is Everything, Including When To Make Decisions! Do you make good decisions on time? Or, do you instead practice avoidance and procrastination? The fine art of avoiding reality is practiced by many to keep from facing business realities, professional

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EricColburn.com Now Offers Associate, Premium and Corporate Membership

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Membership Has It’s Benefits – Now With Even More! From the beginning, when I started Premium Membership on this site, people were asking for more membership options. In evaluating those request for more membership options, and how the Premium Members

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Save 10% With Premium Membership Discount Coupon Code

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One of the recently updated Premium Membership features is a premium discount of 10% off all store purchases. To get your 10% off premium discount code you must sign in with your Premium Member username. Not already registered for Premium

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Is The Housing Market On The Rebound?

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For Premium Members Only. You Can Register Here »»Premium Signup The economic news and reports as of late have at best been mixed, without that shining light at the end of the economic collapse’s tunnel to lead us into decided

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Top 3 Reasons Why Land Surveyors Should Know And Use AutoCAD Civil 3D

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In this Premium Post I’d like to share with you my three reasons why land surveyors should know and use AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Not already a Premium Member? You can register here »»Premium Signup. Two different land surveyors asked me this

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Professional Land Surveyor Premium Post Updates

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Professional Land Surveyor Premium Post Updates I was just updating the Premium Membership Specials page by adding a list of all the Premium Posts I’ve published to date. I did not realize that they now add up to over 40

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Description Keys Are Unnecessary

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 Survey 2D Points Essential Template Framework Without Description Keys

Description Keys Are Unnecessary – There, I Said It! As soon as I first stated using AutoCAD Civil 3D, many moons ago, I had two thoughts: From a land surveyor’s point of view, AutoCAD Civil 3D was not as “revolutionary” a

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4 Ingredients for a Successful Professional Land Surveyor Business Web Presence

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4 Ingredients for a Successful Professional Land Surveyor Business Web Presence I was speaking with a fellow professional land surveyor about a property survey he is conducting for land next to a property I recently surveyed, when he said, “Later,

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5 Easy Website Improvements To Build Your Professional Land Surveying Business

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5 Easy Website Improvements To Build Your Professional Land Surveying Business Your professional land surveying company’s website is often the first point of contact your potential customers have with you, your company, and your professional land surveying services. First impressions

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Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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If you’ve followed the last few Premium Posts, then you know that I’ve been working through the “Knowing Your Numbers” series of posts, describing how to use Metrics in your professional land surveying business. To date, I’ve written Knowing Your Numbers-Business

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Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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In earlier Premium Posts, I wrote Knowing Your Numbers-Business Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company, an article on which business metrics you can use to run your land surveying business, and Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success, an article on

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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Exploring Google Plus for Business and Networking

You very well may have heard of the new Social Networking platform from Google lighting up the interwebs, called Google Plus (aka Google+). If you have not yet heard of Google Plus, you no doubt will soon. Google Plus is

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Topics: Creating a New Description Key Set

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Topics, I’d like to discuss how to create a Description Key Set. This is the second in a series of Premium Posts about description keys. In this post I’ll show you how to create Description

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Topics-What to do Before Creating a New Description Key Set

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Topics, I’d like to discuss what to do before creating a Description Key Set. This is the first in a series of Premium Posts about description keys. I’ll start here with what to do

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