The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for businesspeople. Here are three of our top stories from the week of March 18-22:
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES EMPLOYMENT IN THE U.S.
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HOW TO PERSUADE SMART PEOPLE TO BUY INTO YOUR IDEAS
Being able to build a following in your organization is important when you are innovating or dealing with change management. More often than not, it is beneficial to fully convince someone to change their attitudes toward your work or your idea. There are actions you can take to start the change such as emphasizing logic or presenting a two-sided argument. This list of strategies will help you persuade others to buy into your great ideas.
SEATTLE EXECS MAKE LIST OF HIGHEST EMPLOYEE-RATED CEOS
Some of the world’s largest tech companies also have some of the highest employee-rated CEOs, and several Seattle-area chief executives have seen their approval ratings jump, according to reviews posted on the salary and executive review site Glassdoor.Nordstrom CEO Blake Norsdstrom ranked number 28 on the nation-wide list, and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz ranked number 19. The highest-ranked Seattle CEO on Glassdoor’s list was Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, who ranked number 16 on the list with a 93% approval rating.
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