Three of our senior managers attended this excellent seminar put on by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in late March. It comes to Denver every few years so we like to send some folks when it’s here. The seminar included a good mix of topics for those engineers that are transitioning from managing projects and other people to managing a business. Topics included Leadership, Strategy, Growth Horizons, Change and Transition, Generations in the Workplace, Contracts and Risk Management, Finance, Business Ownership and Transition, and Marketing & Business Development. All of the speakers knew their material well and each brought a different style and perspective. In particular, Rod Hoffman of S&H Consulting, kept the group moving around, sharing ideas, and thinking; which led to opportunities to get to know one another and share similar experiences from diverse companies and locations.