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In Memoriam: Willie Peña

This Sunday, February 10, marks the one-year anniversary of the deep-felt loss of our long-time mentor, Willie Peña. It is a wonderful day to take a step back and simply remember the impact this man had. 1942 - Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Texas A&M Commissioned in the Army immediately after graduationServed in three … Continue reading In Memoriam: Willie Peña

Willie Peña Interview

William Merriweather Peña is known as the Father of Architectural Programming. Here we learn more about the journey of creating the classic programming guide - "Problem Seeking: An Architectural Programming Primer." We didn’t have an organized course of study for programming. We did not have goals, facts, concepts, needs – nothing. Most of the time … Continue reading Willie Peña Interview

No.11 Hot Topic – Digital Dexterity

Number 11 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Digital Dexterity Definition Modus operandi requiring ever advancing technical literacy to work as part of high performing teams, alongside machines and virtual workers, to solve complex problems Action Expand your skillset by continuous learning   Tune in Monday, January 8 for #12 - To make sure you don’t miss a … Continue reading No.11 Hot Topic – Digital Dexterity

No.10 Hot Topic – Algorithmic Management

Number 10 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Algorithmic Management Definition Supervisory roles taken over by AI, from distribution of work across remote networks, to accountability based on results, to balancing employee's wellbeing through dashboards Action Create a code of ethics that builds trust   Tune in tomorrow for #11 - To make sure you don’t miss a … Continue reading No.10 Hot Topic – Algorithmic Management

No.8 Hot Topic – Grit

Number 8 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Grit Definition Firmness of mind or spirit and unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger Action Use the power of perseverance for long range goals and make the future a reality   Tune in tomorrow for #9 - To make sure you don’t miss a single one, follow … Continue reading No.8 Hot Topic – Grit

No.7 Hot Topic – Self-governance

Number 7 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Self-governance Definition Self-directing freedom in decision making to regulate activities and outcomes Action Find your flow to enhance your productivity   Tune in Tuesday, January 2 for #8 - To make sure you don’t miss a single one, follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn. 

No.6 Hot Topic – Conversational + Emotional Intelligence

Number 6 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Conversational + Emotional Intelligence Definition Capability to recognize one's emotions and guide behavior appropriately building trust Action Engage, share with transparency and adapt to your environment   Tune in tomorrow for #7 - To make sure you don’t miss a single one, follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn. 

No.5 Hot Topic – Eco-system

Number 5 of our 12 Hot Topics of Influence Eco-system Definition Community of interacting organisms and their physical environment Action Enhance the environmental conditions for optimum performance, manage energy flow of envelopes and people   Tune in tomorrow for #6 - To make sure you don’t miss a single one, follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn.