Meet a Student: Rebecca McInnis

Hi there! On this blog, we will be spotlighting all the students from this year’s cohort throughout the year. If you feel that you would connect well with one of us in particular, please contact us, and we will put you in touch with that person or even myself.   Name: Rebecca Jane McInnis Hometown: Brandon, Mississippi … Continue reading Meet a Student: Rebecca McInnis


So You Say You Want To Be A Consultant?

Many of us had heard the term business consultant, imagining them busily through  tall corporate buildings, going from city to city in business suits offering magical advice to firms along the way. At least this is the picture I had. Speaking with Gene Boes this morning from Loft9 Consulting shed some light on my perceptions as … Continue reading So You Say You Want To Be A Consultant?

Meet a Student: Tiffany Lumley

Throughout the year, we will be giving you the opportunity to get to know the students in the cohort and learn about the program through them. Our hope is that through learning our stories, you can gain an understanding of the dynamic group of people that form a part of this program and see how … Continue reading Meet a Student: Tiffany Lumley


Recruiting: Helping Them Find You

From the start of the program, we began with the end in mind. We pondered the question, what job's do we want to set our sights on based on our personal values and strengths? Today, we continued to prepare ourselves for these goals learning about the recruiting process from the perspective of two recruiters at … Continue reading Recruiting: Helping Them Find You


Putting Etiquette to Use

Monday Mrs. Mary Mitchell came to our class to give a presentation on business dining etiquette. It was so nice to be able to learn advice on what to do at a business breakfast, lunch, or dinner. She addressed and advised us on several issues we were all wondering about. Here are 5 of the … Continue reading Putting Etiquette to Use


Networking Skills Straight from the Source

This Wednesday my class and I were fortunate enough to have a networking panel come to class for us to learn all the networking secrets straight from four esteemed business leaders.The four panelists were:Heather Zindel- President of Bloom ConsultingTJ Filley- the Director of Business Development for Fine SolutionsNate Perea- C.E.O. of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber … Continue reading Networking Skills Straight from the Source


A Tasty Networking Night

Monday night, my class of 2014 got to put all that we’ve learned about networking to work. We had a community-networking event at Ivar’s Salmon House sitting right along Lake Union. Not only were the views of the lake beautiful, but the conversations were amazing. It was great getting to meet with so many business … Continue reading A Tasty Networking Night