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Self Quarantine Is My Usual Routine

Self Quarantine has actually been my life on the regular.  

Is it too soon to joke about that? Though on camera I look like a fool and super outgoing. In real life. I am low key.  

If I didn’t have such an active little girl I would probably never leave the house.  

I would also probably have food delivery and groceries delivered as well. But, my family would probably frown on that. 

Yesterday, my friend Shaun in the mortgage industry wanted to interview me about the ins and outs of working from home. It was kind of funny he was telling me… 

You have been doing Zoom Meetings before zoom meetings were cool. haha ok. 

If you don’t know what Zoom is it is a free platform where you can host meetings and share your screen. It is great for meetings, webinars and more…  

You can check Zoom out here.  

Of course there is a paid version if you are a power user like myself. If you want to have meetings longer than 40 min and do other cool things like capture leads and do webinars.  Another platform I shared with him is Streamyard. 
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Washington State Commerce and Employment Security Department leaders partner for economic resilience and recovery effort

Washington State Commerce and Employment Security Department leaders partner for economic resilience and recovery effort

State leaders roll out joint effort to help business and workers hit hard by economic fallout of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. CAMP MURRAY, WA – State agencies and partners are working to swiftly respond to the economic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on Washington state. Disruptions to workers and small businesses are serious, as are… Continue Reading

Disaster Assistance Now Available to all Washington Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19

Disaster Assistance Now Available to all Washington Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19

The Washington State Department of Commerce want businesses in our state to know that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has amended its original disaster declaration to apply to all Washington small businesses, regardless of county. These low-interest loans for working capital are now available to any small businesses suffering economic fallout from the COVID-19… Continue Reading

Washington Wine debuts new look, large campaign for Taste Washington Wine Month

This March, sip & discover why Washington is the New Epicenter of Wine Now 1,000 wineries strong, Washington is soaring into 2020 with momentum and energy. March is Taste Washington Wine Month, and there’s no time like the present to discover new favorites and hidden gems in the world’s most exciting wine region. “Washington Wine… Continue Reading

Bellevue Downtown Association set to host 46th Annual Celebration, explore Downtown’s future

Bellevue Downtown Association set to host 46th Annual Celebration, explore Downtown’s future

Amazon’s Dave Clark to highlight the company’s growing presence in Downtown Bellevue Hundreds of business and civic leaders will gather February 6, 2020, at Meydenbauer Center for the Bellevue Downtown Association’s (BDA) 46th Annual Celebration to recognize the progress and evolution of Bellevue’s urban center. Continue Reading

Washington State Reaches Milestone of 1k Active Winery Licenses

Washington State Reaches Milestone of 1k Active Winery Licenses

Major milestone for second largest wine producing state in the U.S. Washington state’s wine industry reached a major milestone by surpassing 1,000 active winery licenses, according to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB). “To think about where we started and where we are today is absolutely thrilling,” said Steve Warner, President of Washington… Continue Reading

Walla Walla Valley Winemakers Share Itineraries for the Fall Season

Travel to Walla Walla this fall with an insider’s guide to the Valley’s best kept secrets and celebrated favorites, all curated by local winemakers themselves. The Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance (WWVWA) has unveiled the third annual WWander Walla Walla Valley Wine series of curated winemaker itineraries. The WWVWA partnered with Walla Walla Valley winemakers and winegrowers… Continue Reading

Bellevue Downtown Association to host 45th Annual Celebration

Bellevue Downtown Association to host 45th Annual Celebration

The Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA) will host its 45th Annual Celebration on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Meydenbauer Center. More than 500 business and community leaders from around the region will celebrate the growth and evolution of Downtown Bellevue. The celebration will feature two keynote speakers; Margaret A. Meister, President and CEO of Symetra Financial Corporation;… Continue Reading

Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

Six Tips for Global Business Growth: Put Your Banker to Work

By Jim Morehead, Market Executive, Global Commercial Banking Bank of America Merrill Lynch In today’s robust global economy, Seattle-area businesses may want to consider sourcing and selling in foreign markets to grow their business. Whether your company is a recognized technology titan, a growing start-up or a local supplier – plenty of opportunity exists to… Continue Reading

Reader Editorial:  Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

Reader Editorial: Where’s the Leadership Around Planned January 2019 Closure of SR 99 in Seattle?

STATEWIDE MEDIA & BUSINESS ALERT- 3 WEEK INTERSTATE HIWAY CLOSURE STATE & PUGET SOUND TRANSPORTATION NIGHTMARE. WHY THE MADNESS? WHY NO LEADERSHIP?  Dear Editor:Hello. You may or may not have seen the friendly reminder emails that state of Washington plans to CLOSE DOWN a major north-south interstate hiway 99 in the middle of Seattle for (a minimum)… Continue Reading