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The Business Side: Deciding to lease or purchase

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Many surveyors have asked me if it is better to lease equipment or purchase new.
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The Business Side: Company planning for the future, Part 4.

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This is the fourth and final installment of my series on company planning. We’ve reviewed business concepts and types of business structures (September 2007), management of the firm (October 2007) and new technology (February 2008). Now we will look at how and when to exit a firm.

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The Business Side: Company planning for the future, Part 3

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After taking a break from this series of columns to bring you a special article on “Managing in Hard Times” in the December 2007 issue, we are returning to my four-part series on company planning.
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The Business Side - Managing in hard times.

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By now I am sure most of you in business know we are going through a downturn in the building and real estate market. If you are unaffected by this downturn, consider yourself lucky or smart enough to practice in different market segments.
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The Business Side-Company planning for the future, Part 2.

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Every issue in business revolves around management, including clients, geographic location, employees, state and local agencies, and type of services offered.


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The Business Side-Company planning for the future, Part 1.

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I have written numerous times about the importance of company planning. With the many changes in our profession, we need to take a more in-depth look at the importance of charting out the future of our careers and our companies.
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The Business Side-Your Fellow Surveyor as Your Friend

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I have written a number of times about thinking of your client as your friend. This column’s topic is about the next logical step: thinking of your fellow surveyor as your friend.
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The Business Side-Will the Real Company Please Stand Up?

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In this column, I will address two issues faced by mid- to large-sized companies that contract surveying and engineering services.
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The Business Side-Spring Planting

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I know most POB readers are in the throes of winter. But as always, spring is not far away. Many farmers take the winter months to plan for the spring thaw, deciding on the types of crops to plant for a better harvest next fall.


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The Business Side

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If you think that focusing on the clash between old and modern technology seems a little off the topic for this business-oriented column, stick with me for a few minutes.
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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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