Business Risk Management

Coronavirus Checklist For A/E’s – 7 Critical Strategies To Keep Your Design Firm Thriving During This Crisis

We are living in unprecedented times. The current crisis has created a lot of uncertainty. Virtually every business has been impacted in some way–many are struggling to survive. As always, companies that are forward-thinking and can adapt will probably sustain this crisis. Some may even come out AHEAD. You need to be thoughtful and strategic, …

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This Famous Sports Adage Can Be Extremely Effective For A/E’s To Avoid Risk

As a twist to Jack Dempsey’s famous quote: “The best defense is a great offense.” This is how you minimize your risk and the owner’s risk from contractors. Being proactive during the construction and execution of your design, reduces your risk, helps projects run more smoothly, and will save your clients a lot of money …

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Arbitration or Jury Trial–Which is the better choice for A/E’s?

One big question my clients ask me often : “When I sign a contract, is it better to choose arbitration or jury trial, in the event we need to resolve a dispute?” This is an important topic. It’s one of those things that may seem like a minor “hypothetical” detail, because after all, most disputes …

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