11 things Starbucks does better than almost any competitor
Howard Schultz began working at the first Starbucks store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market in 1982. Like Howard’s beginning with Starbucks, every business needs to start small. For those coffee shops trying to compete with Starbucks, Business Insider has compiled a list of things you can imitate.
Nine steps to effective problem solving
Creating a start-up, or managing any business, is all about problem solving. Some people are good at it and some are not. Here is a formula from a book by Brian Tracy, “No Excuses: The Power of Self-Discipline,” that could help entrepreneurs improve their problem solving abilities.
Bringing sexy back to the Comp Plan
Change is certain, and will bring both new opportunities and challenges for Seattle businesses and residents. Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan is the framework where all the policies that have been shaping the city in the last decade are made. A major update process is happening now, and businesses and residents can weigh in through a short survey.
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