A Building Versus A Monument

At a recent edition of Career Calculus And Personality Equations For Career Advancement (for engineers), Jacob Latter of John Holland mentioned a really cool building that was built at his alma mater, Newcastle University. The reason this is important and relevant to this blog is that Professional Mastery is all about doing out-of-the-ordinary things that create extra-ordinary results. In this instance, it’s all about creating a MONUMENT rather than ‘just a building’.

Life Sciences Building Newcastle University

Life Sciences Building Newcastle University

When you’re an engineer, you appreciate the technical challenges of creating such a long cantilever…

Life Sciences Building - Newcastle University

Life Sciences Building - Newcastle University

If you want more details, no problem – here they are…

Life Sciences Building Newcastle University

Life Sciences Building Newcastle University

Here is the relevance of this blog post – something we cover in detail at Career Calculus And Personality Equations For Career Advancement. It’s all about making sure you stand out above the crowd so you either get on the fast track career path or once on the fast track, you remain ahead of the other fast trackers. This is an example of someone who was visionary and saw the long-term value of the design to inspire and motivate others to do the same.

Are you doing things that inspire and motivate others? Without trying to change the world overnight, think about it and you’ll realise there are a lot of choices that you make on a daily basis that affect the legacy you’re creating.

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