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September 25, 2014

Interviewing to get that big project? Coach Karen Johnston has some tips

  • The trend is toward a conversational approach to team selection. Contractors are learning to roll out plans and just talk about projects.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photo by Casey Braunger for Ankrom Moisan Architects [enlarge]
    Coached by Johnston Training Group, Ankrom Moisan Architects used its background in designing private housing to win Mercer Court, a 930-bed UW student housing project — a sector it had not worked in. The project opened in 2013.

    Karen Johnston had coached lawyers on delivery skills and executives on how to give presentations as part of Johnston Training Group, the Seattle-based company she established in 1979.

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