The moment I learned how to manufacture time. [Monday Minute]

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January 24, 2021 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
The moment I learned how to manufacture time.
When you take on a new project, it’s more money.


But it’s more work.

But it’s more money!

Plus, you don’t know if and/or when the work could dry up.

So the best thing to do is to take on every project, even if you have to work more than 40 hours a week, right?

That’s how you end up missing important life events.

That’s how you end up disappointing your loved ones.

And that’s how you “burn the candle at both ends.”

You know what it means when the wick on your candle is burnt out.

Don’t worry; I have a solution!

Watch the video:

Help me make more money in less time with less work!
How to Get Started Designing Buildings for the Metaverse.
Imagine playing with LEGO all day — and getting paid for it!
Or designing all the houses and buildings you want — without the hassle of building codes.
No limitations set by the physics of the natural world.
That’s what it’s like when you get involved in #BuildingTheMetaverse.


Click here to learn how to get started designing buildings for the metaverse.
Jack and Jill bathrooms: 10 shared bathroom layout ideas
From this week’s #HomeDESIGN Pro Daily,
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Turn your Jack and Jill bathroom into a style-led sanctuary reminiscent of the finest hotel suite.

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Meet our newest CPBDs!
Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Joshua Derrick, CPBD #41-114, North Augusta, SC (1/18)
  • Jeremiah Dillow, CPBD #10-261, from Brandon, FL (1/11)
  • Jason Thomas Williams, CPBD #44-808, from Leander, TX (12/30)
Follow our progress (July to June).
  • 18 (So Far!) We are on pace to have 32 in June.
  • 47 in 2020/2021 (the record)
  • 46 in 2019/2020
  • 44 in 2018/2019
Become a CPBD.
It’s a testament to your expertise—like a badge of honor. It demonstrates to clients and employers that you are experienced and committed to following best practices and standards.


Want help scheduling your exam?
Watch this short video by ProctorU or Email us,

Already a CPBD? Know your status.
CLICK HERE, search by name, CPBD#, state, or zip code, and make sure you’re current. 

  • Angel Brooks, Associate Member from TX
  • Neil Vannucci, Professional Member from CA
  • Michael Missroon, Professional Member from CO
  • Daniel Smith, Professional Member from IN
  • Jeremiah Dillow, Professional Member from FL
  • Thomas Shipley, Professional Member from WV
  • Phil Frisk, Professional Member from WA
  • Kristinia Gossett, Professional Member from TX
  • Juan Carlos Navarro, Professional Member from CA
  • Deven Rashawn Thomas, Professional Member from MT


Compass Club Report
(July 1, 2021, through today)
Total Score = 49 points, we’re on pace to reach 98 by June 30th.
Last Year’s Score = 93 points
The Record = 154 pts (2018/2019)


Welcome to our new Compass Club members 

  • Brian Smith (TX) recruited a Professional member in December
  • Dinesh Shah (TX) recruited a Professional member in November
  • Jason Orlowski (TX) recruited a Professional member in September.
  • Roya Azimzadeh (MO) recruited a Student member in August.
  • Geoffrey S Jones (OK) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Steve Smith (TX) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Casey Thompson (NC) recruited a Professional member in July.
  • Ron Globke (OH) recruited a Professional member in July. 
This Week’s Movers and Shakers.
Although we recruited new members this week, none of them reported having been referred by another member. 😢 


Does Reality “Design” TV Constipate You? A touch Crampy?
Us too!  


Announcing the birth of ANTI-REALITY-TV! 

Finally, a program produced by Designers to reveal the REALITY of Design & construction. 

It’s time to pull back the curtain to let the Homeowner see Oz.  

Watch our Intro and give us your thoughts. 

Take a Look
Upcoming chapter meetings (and more).
  • January 25Tuesday @ 2:00 Webinar – 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET – How to Manufacture Time by Recruiting A-Players. 
  • February 19 (In-person only) – AIBD, OKI Chapter, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm ET, Lunch & Learn by Kohler and TruExterior. Bucca di Beppo, 60 E. Wilson Bridge Road,  Worthington, OH 43085. The Cost is $35/person and first-time guests are free. A door prize is generously being offered by Andrew from TruExterior. Please RSVP by February 5th to (801) 652-3117 or
  • February 24 & 25 (Hybrid) – Design & Build Winter Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund G & L Conference Center, 4225 Interwood N Pkwy, Houston, TX 77032. 
Be informed about all AIBD events and those hosted by our industry partners at


AIBD VP to speak at Chicago Build
Design Support services – How to optimize your design business with remote support 
Good help is hard to find. In many cases, design professionals shoulder the burden of the bulk of their design workload in lieu of delegating it to an effective support team. 


Join Benjamin Tabolt, Global Product Portfolio Manager – Services with MiTek and Internal Vice President with AIBD as he shares his story of building a successful design support company. 

Eventually, Ben’s team was acquired by MiTek and he currently is working with over 2,100 staff supporting hundreds of design customers all over the world. 

Come discover the benefits of an effective support team and how they can help free you up to unlock your full potential as a design professional.

Register for free
Unleash the Power of BIM in Your Project Designs
LotSpec brings automation to the process of creating lot specific documents used for permitting and construction and includes a powerful set of tools for building master plan documentation used for bidding and approval processes.


Training and Education
Steve Hoffacker’s Upcoming CAPS Training
The 2022 dates are being posted to Steve’s website, but it will take a couple of days to get everything loaded. You can register as soon as the dates are active.
Until then, you can visit the tentative class dates as a guideline for what will be offered.
Aside from the CAPS classes, there is also a one-day Universal Design Essentials class and free webinars throughout the year.


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Read the AIBD Magazine, 2021 Summer Issue.
Featuring the 2021 ARDA winners, and the 2021 BDA winners.
Plus letters and articles from AIBD leadership.


Read the latest issue of AIBD magazine.
Have a triumphant week!

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