Episode 510

Building a Compelling Future

Jackie SageFeb 2, 2024

In this enlightening podcast episode, our guest, a seasoned principal at a prestigious architecture firm, shares his vast experiences and the nuanced intricacies of leading and evolving within the industry. With nearly four decades at the helm, he offers a rare glimpse into the dynamics of architectural practice, growth strategies, and the critical elements of business leadership. His journey from a young architect to a principal sheds light on the challenges and opportunities that shape a firm's legacy and its forward trajectory.

  • Discover the unconventional path that transformed a traditional architectural firm into a modern, employee-owned powerhouse.
  • Learn the strategic moves behind expanding the firm’s footprint nationally while maintaining its core values and culture.
  • Uncover the pivotal role of relationships in securing and executing transformative projects.
  • Find out how the firm navigated leadership transitions and ownership structures to ensure its continued growth and relevance in a competitive landscape.

This episode is a treasure trove of insights for anyone interested in the intersections of architecture, business, and leadership. It teases out the lessons learned over decades of practice, offering valuable takeaways without giving it all away. Tune in to hear the wisdom accrued from years of innovation, adaptation, and success.

To learn more about Jim visit his: 
Website: https://www.jcj.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/jcj-architecture/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jcjarchitecture
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JCJArchitecture120/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jcjarchitecture/

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Enoch Bartlett Sears is the founder of the Architect Business Institute, Business of Architecture and co-founder of the Architect Marketing Institute. He helps architects become category leaders in their market. Enoch hosts the #1 rated interview podcast for architects, the Business of Architecture Show where prominent guests like M. Arthur Gensler, Jr. and Thom Mayne share tips and strategies for success in architecture.


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