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Unique Business Model Thrives

Brian PeaveyBy Brian Peavey

Are you crazy?! Giving away money in the form of profit sharing seems like a ludicrous way of making more money but we are experiencing this phenomenon in Boise, Idaho at ProfitShare, LLC.

ProfitShare is a group of ethical investors who buy houses, renovate them, and resell them in a socially responsible way. Because of this core value we operate differently. Like other real estate investors, we buy houses at current fair value, renovate it, and then resell it for a profit. But what makes us different is that we share some of the profit we make with the people we bought the house from originally. Because we believe if we give back to the homeowner, we are helping the community. Continue Reading

Dr. Jerry Weber Hired as New President of Bellevue College

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees recently announced that they have voted to select Dr. Jerry Weber as the next president of Bellevue College, making him the sixth president in the institution’s 50-year history. “Dr. Weber brings a track record of exceptional leadership, a deep commitment to the values we cherish, and a passion for… Continue Reading

Bellevue College Breaks Ground on Student Housing Facility

Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new student housing facility. Slated for occupancy in the fall of 2018, the project—designed to be highly sustainable—accommodates 350 beds in a mixture of units. “Today we follow in the footsteps of the College’s first groundbreaking in 1966, by breaking ground on our first… Continue Reading

Choosing the Right Payment Processor for Your Business

If you are looking at adding credit card processing to your small business, you know you need to choose carefully. After all, having the right processor means many things, all of them important. It means you have made a wise choice for your bottom line, one that reflects the best and most cost-effective combinations of… Continue Reading

Boost Your Productivity With Rebecca Howard

There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is key. As someone who’s been self-employed since the age of 23, Bella Bambino founder Rebecca Howard knows the ins and outs of fostering productivity. Inheriting her late husband’s business put her face to face with plenty of challenges, but with an eye… Continue Reading

The Real Pros & Cons of Small Business Loans

Borrowing money is always a tricky situation, because it’s not something anyone is looking forward to, especially in the world of business. Unfortunately, for many small business owners, an SBA is necessary to keep the business afloat. Small businesses are considered the backbone of the American economy, employing more than two-thirds of the workforce over… Continue Reading

Carmine’s New Restaurant to Open in Bellevue September 12th

Carmine’s is Coming to Bellevue Carmine’s Bellevue restaurant opening to the public on September 12th at 88 102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Carmine’s will be the newest addition to Bellevue’s fine dining landscape situated against the south side of Downtown Park, just off Old Main. Carmine’s will be run by Carmine Jr. and Philip… Continue Reading

Transgender in the Workplace: Beyond the Bathroom

How to Work with Transgender People in a Respectful Way In our current political conversations about transgender rights, bathrooms and locker rooms are getting all of the attention but in the workplace, the respectful inclusion of transgender employees goes well beyond the bathroom. Working with employers who have had experiences with openly transgender employees in… Continue Reading

Mike Shea and Chanel Holman New Managers at Pearl Bellevue

PEARL Bellevue SEAFOOD & OYSTER BAR WELCOMES TWO NEW RESTAURANT MANAGERS Chanel Holman and Mike Shea join leadership at Pearl Bellevue seafood bar  PEARL Bellevue Seafood & Oyster Bar, a locally owned and operated restaurant in Bellevue which features a menu focused on fresh, seasonal seafood and local ingredients, is proud to welcome new restaurant… Continue Reading