The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for business people. Here are three of our most clicked through stories for the week of April 29 – May 3:
5 THINGS NEVER HEARD AT THE MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES
What exactly makes a company innovative? What do Nike, Pinterest, Uber, and the other super-innovative companies all do? While it might be tough to pin down an exact answer to this question, we can look at what they all don’t do. Forbes has put together an article about what you won’t hear at innovative companies and why you won’t hear them. The list includes “Can we do that?”, “That’s good enough”, and “That’s not my job.” Learn how you can remove the barriers that might be keeping you from innovating.
5 TIPS FOR MEETINGS THAT PEOPLE WON’T DREAD
Meetings get a bad rap for a reason: they’re often inefficient, veer unproductively off-track, are attended by people who don’t want to be there, and frequently end without anyone being clear on what was decided. Some small changes can make meetings more valuable and less dreaded by employees. For one, insist on agenda. That way people know what they are there to accomplish. Another simple rule is to make sure someone is in charge and knows what that means. Use these tips to keep your meetings productive and time-worthy.
5 SEATTLE RESTAURANTS ON THE 101 MOST POPULAR BREAKFAST SPOTS
There is nothing like a good meal in the morning, and with the tens of thousands of restaurants that serve breakfast, it’s not tough to find a fix for pancakes, eggs, and bacon. Urban Spoon took up the challenge of compiling the top 101 breakfast joints in the U.S. and five places in Seattle made it to the list. 5 Spot in Queen Anne, Café Presse and Skillet in Capitol Hill, and Le Pitchet and Lola Downtown all have great breakfast options that rank among the best in the country.
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