Fixing America’s economy: nine ideas from around the world
It may finally be time for Americans to consider ideas from a place that they don’t usually look to for inspiration: the rest of the planet. Countries as diverse as Germany, Brazil, Singapore, and Thailand offer ways for the U.S. to boost up its economy. There’s no guarantee that all of these ideas would work in an American context, but it’s time for some fresh thinking.
Lake Union Partners plans 300 apartments
Daily Journal of Commerce
Lake Union Partners Seattle plans to develop 300 apartments in the Seattle area over the next three years. The first development will be the 52-unit Azure Ridge near Valley Medical Center, beginning in July. A 27-unit building on Stone Way North in Wallingford is also planned; construction is slated to begin in February of 2012. Lake Union Partners will focus on 30- to 100-unit projects because they can be permitted and built quickly and are easier to rent than bigger complexes.
How to spice up your sales meeting
Sales play an integral role in the success and continued growth of a business. But keeping a sales meeting interesting is something even the sharpest sales reps struggle with. Take a look at some experts’ advice on how to mix things up.
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