CADDManager on April 29th, 2015
This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorBring Energy and Enthusiasm  When you take on tasks and projects, do it with gusto.  Truly enjoy your work.  Make your efforts in some way… fun. We all like to do the things that we naturally have talent in.  We love the […]

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CADDManager on April 27th, 2015
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorCalmness – Inside and Out Rudyard Kipling may have said it best… way back in 1895… in his poem “If”.  Was he thinking of Tech Managers? If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it […]

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CADDManager on April 22nd, 2015
This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorSpeaking Ability CAD and BIM Managers have to communicate well.  I have written much on that topic.  With a little more refinement, I venture there again. You need to have balanced interactions with others. Not talking too much, and not too little.  […]

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CADDManager on April 20th, 2015
This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorListens well with a desire to understand Active listening skills take work.  I have written about this in another series. Covey Habits training tells us to listen first to understand, then to be understood. Two aspects of that training call for us […]

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CADDManager on April 16th, 2015
This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorBe Positive Besides B+ being my blood type… I am generally a positive person. Tech Managers need to stay positive when interacting with others.  No scowling and frowning allowed.  Do not let your first words of reply have a negative slant. Positive […]

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CADDManager on April 15th, 2015
This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorWhen interacting with others, your demeanor is showing all the time. Merriam-Webster defines “demeanor” as Demeanor: a person’s appearance and behavior : the way someone seems to be to other people Notice the word “seems” – it may or may not be […]

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CADDManager on April 13th, 2015
This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager's Demeanor

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series A CAD Manager’s DemeanorThis is the start of a new series on the interactions that a CAD/BIM Manager has with staff, clients, bosses and just about anyone.  I will focus on the mannerisms, approach, demeanor and presence that they have with others. How they present […]

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CADDManager on March 20th, 2015
This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Character and Skills

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Character and SkillsMoving to the Skills area now.  It differs from the Character portion of this series.  Character is who you are, Skills are what you do.  I am not going to list a long march of skills that define every last thing that a […]

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CADDManager on March 19th, 2015
This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Character and Skills

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Character and SkillsThe final installment of my short list of character traits. These are also known as soft skills.  The people side of things.  The intangible inner perspectives and habits that make someone who they are. Flexibility – Ability and willingness to go the extra […]

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