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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

WomenOnCall wants to connect Seattle nonprofits and career women

Margot Pritzker founded WomenOnCall in 2006 to meet demand from nonprofits for skilled volunteers. | Photo courtesy of WomenOnCall.

October 31, 2016 - 2:53pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Halley Bock

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Greg Lill

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Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Famed drummer's cannabis shop sets new tone for the industry

Paper & Leaf on Washington's Bainbridge Island has an airy, gallery-like atmosphere. | Photo courtesy of Paper & Leaf.

October 19, 2016 - 11:31am

Big things are cooking at Central Eastside food hub

Members of the NW Food Buyers Alliance learn about greenhouse-grown produce during a field trip to Stone Boat Farm in 2015. Farmers are happy to help buyers explore which fruits and vegetables are in season, what preparations work well for different varieties, and what keeps customers coming back. | Photo courtesy of Shawn Linehan.

October 14, 2016 - 3:58pm

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