NWEN Entrepreneur University 2012

The upcoming NWEN Entrepreneur University 2012 is a great resource for startups in the Seattle area.  We are excited to help sponsor the event, which is hosted by the Northwest Entrepreneur Network on November 9.  The “Hothouse for Entrepreneurs” is an all-day crash course for startups, with three keynote speakers, engag

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Most Workers Don’t Get Stress Relief from Vacation

More than 58% of workers report “they receive no stress relief from their vacations,” according to a recent study by the Puget Sound Business Journal - “Most workers get no stress relief from vacation, survey finds.” In fact, more than 27% feel “more stressed after their vacations than before they to

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The “Dream Nursery Makeover Giveaway” is Complete!

Natalya Stansfield was chosen as the winner of the ParentMap “Dream Nursery Makeover Giveaway,” earning her newly born daughter the ultimate nursery.  She won an amazing $3,000 package of services and products to help transform a spare bedroom in her home into an adorable nursery.  Last week, the finishing touches were added to the in-progress nursery and now Bab

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Mobile Professionals Checklist: Essential Apps and Helpful Products

Are you a mobile professional—someone that is constantly in their car, traveling among various locations, or working in coffee shops?  It can be hectic working in a car, transporting files into different locations, or finding free WiFi areas to work in.  To help you out, we’ve created a checklist of essential apps, helpful products, and tips for working on-the-go.  

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Remembering your Favorite Seattle Summer Festivals

Summer in Seattle means festivals and events!  Ever leave the Bite of Seattle trying to remember what that delicious little vendor was?  Ever attend Bumbershoot only to forget the name of that cool new band you heard?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some of the biggest upcoming events this summer, as well as how to remember everything you discover!  Two apps—Evernote and Add Comment

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things: Transit Alarm App

Do you commute to work by bus?  Whether you’re using the Seattle Metro or traveling in another city, the Transit Alarm app will make sure you never miss your stop.  We’re all a little groggy heading in to work in the mornings, so this app will pay attention for you!

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Elizabeth Bowman on KKOL Minding Your Business

Elizabeth Bowman, President of Innovatively Organized, recently joined Robbin Block on KKOL Minding Your Business radio.  Every Saturday afternoon, the “Reality Radio for Entrepreneurs” hosts experts to share their professional tips and solutions.  Elizabeth appeared to discuss how getting organized allows you to make the most of your time, talking with Robbin and callers a

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Meet Alisa Hanft: Our Space Planning Expert

All month long, we’ve been sharing the best tips and practices for working and living within a small space.  Now we’d like to introduce you to Alisa Hanft, our Organizing Consultant and Space Planner with Innovatively Organized.  She’s our expert at space planning, whether it is a Add Comment

Seattle Donation Resources for Clearing Clutter

One of the best ways to get organized—whether it be your home, office, or car—is to remove clutter.  Identifying items that you no longer use or need helps clear up space, allowing you create a more organized and functional area.  Rather than trash your old clothes, furniture, or appliances, why not donate them to a good cause?  There are so many resources around the Seattle area for donating and recycling old goods.  We’ve compiled a list of donation resources by item category, like clothing, electronics, and fur

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Elizabeth Bowman will be at the NDOA Conference!

The 2012 NDOA Spring Conference is this Friday, June 8, at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue!  The Northwest Development Officers Association is a professional organization of development officers, fundraisers, consultants, and non-profits, comprising the largest network of fundraising professionals in the Northwest.  

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