Business News for Bellevue and the Eastside of Lake Washington

SolutionsIQ and the Agile Coaching Institute (ACI) Announce Partnership Agreement

Agile Coaching InstituteAgile Coaching Institute and SolutionsIQ Partner

SolutionsIQ and the Agile Coaching Institute (ACI) have formed a partnership under which SolutionsIQ will offer ACI team coaching courses throughout the United States. While improving the distribution and availability of ACI offerings, SolutionsIQ will strengthen their own ability to provide development to coaches in the Fortune 500. Continue Reading

KCLS Hosts Community Forum on Orlando Attack

Orlando Attack: At the Intersections of Tragedy If Everyone’s Talking About The Orlando Attack. How do we join in? When the news is almost too much to bear, despair is not an option. We need information, accurate reporting, healing conversations, and a plan for moving ahead constructively. But how do we get started? Where do… Continue Reading

University of Washington Bothell Appoints Ed Buendia as New Dean to School of Educational Studies

Ed Buendia New Dean of Educational Studies at UW Bothell Ed Buendia has been appointed dean of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.   Ed Buendia takes over August 1, after current dean Bradley Portin goes on sabbatical. Upon his return Portin plans to continue training educators in the classroom.   Portin… Continue Reading

Initiative 1433 Will Increase WA Minimum Wage, but Job Seekers Deserve a Better Law, According to State Business Associations

WA Initiative 1433 Aims to Raise State Minimum Wage Washington employers of all sizes and from a cross-section of industries voiced concern today that although raising the minimum wage through Initiative 1433 sounds good, the unintended consequences could be harmful, particularly for first-time job seekers. Business groups, including the Association of Washington Business (AWB), Washington… Continue Reading

WGU Washington Awards Record Number of Degrees at 5th Annual Commencement Ceremony

Student Achievement Council’s Gene Sharratt delivers WGU Washington keynote address SEATTLE – (April 16, 2016) – WGU Washington awarded nearly 1,900 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students from across the state today at its fifth annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, family members, faculty and supporters packed KeyArena in Seattle to celebrate the online university’s largest class… Continue Reading

Medical Teams International Offers Free Tours of the REAL. LIFE. Exhibit

Medical Teams International Exhibit provides a powerful look at real life circumstances of millions around the globe Medical Teams International is offering free tours of its REAL. LIFE. Exhibit throughout the spring and summer. The exhibit, appropriate for children age ten and older, takes approximately 90 minutes to navigate from start to finish. The REAL.… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Deal with Startup Setbacks

Setbacks. Every small business owner and entrepreneur encounters them at some point as they build their startup. What separates successful businesses from those less likely to succeed is their ability to overcome adversity, learn from their mistakes and come back better than ever. Donald Cyprian, Founder of Instant Christ™, the first-ever Christian and faith-based social media… Continue Reading

Industrial Revolution Unites Marketing & Product Development Teams

 Industrial Revolution, the privately-held Washington manufacturer and distributor of essential and reliable outdoor accessories through brands such as UCO, Light My Fire,Morakniv and others, is proud to announce the promotion of Peter Pontano to Director of Marketing & Product Development.  Pontano has been with Industrial Revolution since 2013, and was previously responsible solely for product development. With Pontano’s… Continue Reading

AWB Statement on Proposal to Eliminate Bipartisan Tax Preferences

The Association of Washington Business, Washington state’s largest business association representing small, medium and large employers, issued the following statement today from AWB President Kris Johnson regarding the House Democrats’ proposal to eliminate bipartisan tax incentives: “Economic opportunity is the key to strong communities and shared prosperity. When lawmakers propose to go back on tax… Continue Reading