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Episode 052: Productization and Flexible Business Models
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Productization and Flexible Business Models
Today’s episode focuses on how our ability to create novel tools and evolve our business models can help to accelerate our growth, prosperity, and marketplace differentiation.
“Having a ‘product’ may not be on the radar of many of us given our primary role as service-providers… but that is precisely our opportunity!”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
“Another flexible business model strategy available to us now is that associated with being able to tap-into and leverage the independent contractor and professional freelance gig economy.”
–Peter C. Atherton, PE
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Resources Mentioned in This Episode
- Podcast episode with Gregg Yanchenko, AIA and co-founder of both HELENE·KARL Architects and the AEC Tech platform, BidDocs ONLINE on Productizing Your Services for Success in AEC
- Podcast episode with Peter Macrae, principal and founder of Macrae ARCHitecture: The Virtual Practice Model for Architects and Engineers – It’s Already Here!
- ActionsProve’s Strategic Planning Services
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About the Host
Peter C. Atherton, P.E. is an AEC industry insider having spent more than 20 years as a successful professional civil engineer, principal, major owner, and member of the board of directors for high-achieving firms. Pete is now the President and Founder of ActionsProve, LLC, author of Reversing Burnout. How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners, and the creator of the I.M.P.A.C.T. process. Pete works with AEC firms and leaders to grow and advance their success through modern and new era focused strategic planning and implementation, executive coaching, leadership and management development, performance-based employee engagement, and corporate impact design.