Author Archives: Mike Norton

Model-Based Design

I created over 160 drawings in the month of June. Continue reading

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An Ordinary Man Away from Home Giving Advice

The Great Civil Guy Search is over. Well, sort of. Is it ever really over? We hired two, one survived. This made the company very happy. Me not so much but Civil guys are just so hard to come by … Continue reading

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Civil 3D Proficiency Exam Cheat Sheet

My students continued to do poorly on the university test but now more were failing my test too. What a relief! Continue reading

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Chicken Salad

I need a civil guy with basic Civil 3D skills.  If you are a hard working, self-motivated people person with excellent communication skills in search of a challenging position with opportunity for advancement then you should apply somewhere else.  And … Continue reading

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New Years Day

Don’t be late, don’t cuss, and be prepared to work… Continue reading

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The Devil’s in the Details…

The common language it proposes is a key component of Integrated Project Delivery, the collaborative union of people and practices to optimize project efficiency through all phases of design and construction. Continue reading

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Pay It Forward

The road to Hell is paved with the souls of men with good intentions. Continue reading

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Not in the Books

There’s a big difference between showing a class what you know and teaching a class what to do.
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I Didn’t Know That

…you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Top Ten list Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I swear I’ll never drink tequila again. Well… Continue reading

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