04.17.12 The Morning Buzz


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Twitter: Sue JepsenCheryl StrayedAndrew Theen

Facebook: Snoqualmie Valley Record

Pinterest: The Northern Light Newspaper, PBS News HourToledo Blade

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Help transform Barbur into a more vibrant, walkable and enjoyable place to work, live and shop –  Check out cool “visualization” of Barbur @ SW13th (see slide show on home page). Then come to a community forum on May 3rd to see more ways the City and community are making Barbur better.


Six Easy Ways to Bust Stress – Workplace stress is not inevitable. Here are some simple techniques to lower your own levels. Stress sucks.

The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time – Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work?

How To Cut Consulting Costs by 90%: And Keep Your Talent Happy! The labor market is changing, bringing new opportunities for talent that finds itself in the gig economy. 10EQS is the latest start-up to make life easier for experts looking for demand.

7 Essential Steps for a Successful Social Media Campaign – Successful social media campaigns require careful strategy to generate the type of feedback, interaction & sales you’re seeking. In other words, if your followers, friends & connections are just skimming what you post, that’s not enough; that alone is certainly not doing your business any good.

Draft: Make- or-Break Verbs – Without verbs, words would simply cluster together in suspended animation.


Company suspends Facebook page due to nasty comments – Idaho Department of Fish and Game shuts its page down following heated comments. Is this the right approach?

Why Your Highway Has Potholes – The Wall Street Journal writes about the new highway bill and says that Americans don’t want to live in Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s car-free utopia.

New Battle Ground mayor urges prudence in State of City – Lisa Walters stressed the need for prudence Monday night during her first State of the City address as Battle Ground’s mayor.

King County Council questions sports-arena panel – Metropolitan King County Council members on Monday questioned the Arena Review Panel about a proposed NBA and NHL arena in Sodo.

“Pig Book:” Congress curbs earmarking habit, but still sneaking in pet projects.

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