7 Tips to Develop Your Leadership Skills By Dr. Alok Trivedi

Dr. Alok Trivedi Share Leadership Ideas

Dr. Alok Trivdi is the author of Chasing Success.  Whether you’re trying to climb the proverbial career ladder or digging your feet in as an entrepreneur with big visions, solid leadership skills are a must. The tactics of great leaders can be overwhelming for many to embody, but with hard work and determination, it is more than possible. The jump from employee to employer is a big one, but a strong foundation of leadership skills can further the success of you and your company. The following seven tips are to help you develop your leadership skills when moving up in the business world:

  1. Seek perfect alignment.

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The Washington Coalition for Open Government Honors Three Citizens Who Opposed SB 6617

Washington Coalition for Open Government Exposes Washington State Legislature Exempting Themselves from Public Record Act

The WashingtonWashington Coalition for Open Government Coalition for Open Government is lauding the efforts of three Washington residents who personally asked the state legislature to vote no on SB 6617, a bill WCOG strongly opposes. The Coalition will honor former Whidbey Examiner Owner Kasia Pierzga of Olympia, Navy Retiree Gordon Paget of Vancouver, and The News Tribune Publisher and President David Zeeck, with Key Awards for appearing before lawmakers, with very little notice, to urge them to defeat a bill WCOG considers an affront to the principles of open government.

“This bill was passed under the very cloak of darkness. Continue reading “The Washington Coalition for Open Government Honors Three Citizens Who Opposed SB 6617”

Bellevue College Students Akoto, Gonzalez and Tuttle Make All-Washington Academic Team

All-Washington Academic Team Features Three Earning Degrees at Bellevue College

Brenda Akoto All-Washington Academic Team
Brenda Akoto All-Washington Academic Team

Three BC students, Brenda Akoto, Alberto Gonzalez and Casey Tuttle have made the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team, and will be honored at a ceremony Thursday, March 22, at South Puget Sound Community College, in Olympia. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman will be the keynote speaker.
The All-Washington Academic Team program recognizes Washington state’s finest higher education students. Students who make up the All-Washington Team reflect the diversity of the state, maintain high standards of excellence, and contribute positively to the community. Their stories are often inspiring, sometimes surprising, and always reflective of the larger story of the state’s community and technical college students. Continue reading “Bellevue College Students Akoto, Gonzalez and Tuttle Make All-Washington Academic Team”

There’s Still Time: Farmers and Ranchers Should Respond to Agriculture Census

2017 US Agriculture CensusAll US Farmers and Ranchers Encouraged to Participate in Agriculture Census

Agriculture Census. There’s still time. To ensure an accurate representation of the agriculture industry in this country, the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has extended their 2017 Census of Agriculture response deadline through spring, and the Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural (RC) is calling on all farmers and ranchers to participate. Continue reading “There’s Still Time: Farmers and Ranchers Should Respond to Agriculture Census”

America’s Car Museum to Host 4th Annual Spring Concert

America's Car Museum LeMay Drive the Blues Away 2018Tacoma, Washington event will feature live music as well as tastings from distilleries, wineries and breweries on Feb. 24

America’s Automotive Trust (AAT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring a vibrant future for the collector car pastime, will kick off its 2018 Signature Event season with a bash at America’s Car Museum (ACM) in Tacoma, Washington on February 24.

Drive the Blues Away, which has been held at ACM for the past three years, has become a staple event in Tacoma that brings together car and music enthusiasts to celebrate the end of winter with live music, and tastings from local distilleries, wineries and breweries. This year’s event is expected to attract more than 500 guests.

The 21-and-over event will feature music from Hit Explosion, Incendio and Junkyard Jane. Refreshments will be provided by Balvenie, Elysian Brewing, Hedges, Heritage Distilling, Sidetrack Distillery and Suntory Whisky, among others. Continue reading “America’s Car Museum to Host 4th Annual Spring Concert”

Armando Almeida Joins Tupl Board of Directors

Armando Almeida TUPL Board of DirectorsTupl Adds Portugal’s Armando Almeida to Board

Bellevue-based Tupl, Inc. today announced that Armando Almeida has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Armando brings over 30 years of international executive leadership experience in the Communications and IT industries. He offers vast knowledge and experience within Corporate, Enterprise, SMB and Consumer sectors, has participated in various mergers and acquisitions, and is a Founder, Board Member and Investor in a number of companies. Armando was CEO of Portugal Telecom, the largest Communication Service Provider in Portugal. 

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WhyteSpyder Opens Production Studio for Mass Content

WhyteSpyder logoMore Help is on the Way from WhyteSpyder

Fayetteville, Arkansas – based WhyteSpyder announced today the launch of a new content production studio which will expand and accelerate creation of photography, video and written content for products online. The studio satisfies accelerating demands from retailers and manufacturers for high volume content production that is efficient, scalable and affordable through optimized processes and technology.

“The studio is specifically designed for high input, high output volume of items with quick turnaround for retailers and manufacturers with hundreds and thousands of items,” said Eric Howerton, Chief Executive Officer at WhyteSpyder. Continue reading “WhyteSpyder Opens Production Studio for Mass Content”

Seattle’s Pixvana SPIN Studio Now Offering VR Casting

Pixvana SPIN Studio VR CastingVR Casting THE Next Big Thing from Paul Allen and Bill Gates – backed Pixvana

Seattle-based Pixvana, a company that powers the future of XR storytelling and immersive media, today announced the release of Virtual Reality (VR) Casting to its SPIN Studio platform. VR Casting is a first-of-its-kind solution that lets customers easily manage and distribute VR videos from SPIN Studio to targeted VR headsets. A streamlined process lets customers share their immersive experiences with a simple “pair-and-share” feature that securely delivers the highest quality content to any audience, anywhere, at any time. Continue reading “Seattle’s Pixvana SPIN Studio Now Offering VR Casting”

Eat at Jersey Mike’s in March to Support Children’s Hospital

Jersey Mike's SubsJersey Mike’s 8th Annual Month of Giving Helps Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle Children’s Hospital is joining forces with 33 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Seattle-Tacoma area for the 8th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to fund local charities. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to Seattle Children’s Hospital at any area Jersey Mike’s restaurant.

The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 28, when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will give 100 percent of the day’s sales – not just profit – to Seattle Children’s Hospital. Continue reading “Eat at Jersey Mike’s in March to Support Children’s Hospital”

FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena Among Top Franchises in the Country

FASTSIGNS San Diego Sports ArenaSports Arena FASTSIGNS Takes Home Coveted Pinnacle Club Award

FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena, a local sign and visual graphics provider, was recognized as a top performing center at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Convention recently held in Houston, Texas.

Owned by Michelle & Sean Cox, FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena received the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to centers ranked 26 to 125 in sales volume between Oct. 1, 2016 and Sept. 30, 2017. Continue reading “FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena Among Top Franchises in the Country”