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TOMORROW’S STRESS – Jan 19

December 31, 2015

I am currently in the business planning for 2016 and find myself in the same stressful place. It is nice to get a little kick in the perspective from your former self.

A DEVOTED LIFE

“But Jesus said, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.” Matthew 14:16

enr 500I was recently reading the Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2014 listing of the top 500 design firms.   The recognition of the top five firms lists some of the largest engineering corporations in the world.

  1. AECOM Technology Corp., Los Angeles, Calif.
  2. Jacobs, Pasadena, Calif.
  3. URS Corp., San Francisco, Calif
  4. Fluor Corp., Irving, Texas
  5. CH2M HILL, Englewood, Colo

Sadly, my engineering firm did not make the list.

It was not a shock. I did not politely applaud while being overlooked. My firm was not even nominated. We have less annual revenues than most branch offices of these large engineering companies.

I perused in amazement the annual revenues these organizations require. My stomach turns at the scale of those numbers.  I know well the effort to feed revenue to a small consulting organization and I am daunted…

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2 comments

  1. Glad you liked the post I called ‘My Prayer’. I am not religious but your site looks interesting, so will follow.


  2. Fascinating! Amazing to see this, that the post was so good…it ministered to you a year later



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