A couple of months ago I helped cut the ribbon for a pretty amazing project at the Amos Herr Park in East Hempfield Township. It was the culmination of nearly three years of planning that resulted in the completion of a… Read more ›
The answer? It depends…
We can learn a lot from our failures, but given the choice, I’ll take success any day of the week.
What does it take to be a successful startup? Some reflections on Lancaster Civil’s first birthday.
Every profession has those unspoken truths that often aren’t even discussed among peers. Civil engineers are no exception.
There are certain areas in life where winning is the only thing that matters.
As the owner of a young company one of the questions I’m often asked is about my plans for future growth.
This year TurboTax changed some of the available features with their desktop software. The rollout didn’t go so well.
What can the creators of Buzz, Woody, Nemo and Lightning McQueen teach us about business? Plenty.
“Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they will screw it up. But give a mediocre idea to a great team, and they will either fix it or come up with something better.”
Post by Lancaster Civil Engineering Co.
92% of people trust recommendations from friends and family above all other forms of advertising (Nielson).
“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” ― Charlie “Tremendous” Jones
“Want to lower your overhead by 30 to 40 percent? Switch from paper to electronic documents, advises Matt Peterson, president and CEO of eFileCabinet.
This is the second of two articles about understanding Pennsylvania’s process for projects located in areas that may have significant historical and archaeological resources…
Post by Lancaster Civil.
As explained in a previous post, most municipalities in Lancaster County updated their stormwater management ordinances in early 2014. These updates were often based upon a model stormwater ordinance created by the Lancaster County Planning Commission so there is now… Read more ›
How can schools, churches, municipalities, businesses, non-profits and community residents come together for a unified purpose? That’s what’s happening in one Lancaster County community as these folks collaborate for one common goal: helping to make their community better for its residents.… Read more ›
It’s no secret that Lancaster Civil is designed for community. Civil engineers, by definition, produce projects that are designed to make life easier for the community – roads, bridges, drainage facilities, sewer and water treatment plants – all are designed to… Read more ›
“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it,… Read more ›
Post by Pennsylvania-Community Conservation Partnerships Program-Grants-Recreation.
There’s been an amusing chat floating around the internet for the past month where an unsatisfied Amazon.com customer has his complaint taken care of by a clever customer service rep. This alone would not really be worthy of mention – I’m sure Amazon and… Read more ›
Heath professionals want to get people moving more often. Engineering professionals want to get people moving safely and efficiently. When the two ideas come together, there’s an effective partnership that broadens the discussion beyond just body mass index and average daily traffic. Active… Read more ›
If you want to get into a heated debate with someone, it’s been generally assumed that discussing politics and religion are two ways to accomplish that. I’d like to add parking to that list as well. Although parking won’t affect… Read more ›
Last Saturday I joined a group of volunteers to help Lancaster Bikes! (The Coalition for a Bicycle Friendly Lancaster) perform bike counts at various locations across Lancaster City. A bike count is pretty much what it sounds like…someone stands at… Read more ›