Leadership Development


Q&A with James C. Alford

Owner/presidentJC Agriculture, In Season Produce, Premier Seed, 509 Custom Application, Desert River Farms James Alford Number of employees you oversee:...

Kamiakin High athletic star shines as engineer, entrepreneur

Editor’s note: This Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business feature, Tri-City Connections, is part of a series of occasional profiles of...

Investing in the next generation fosters trust

As we look around our community and marvel at how far we’ve come in such little time, it is essential...

Programs aims to help you master your leadership style

Ninety-two percent of U.S. employees say learning something new on the job makes them more motivated and engaged in their...

Q&A with Merle Booker

President and owner of Booker Auction Company/ Western Real Estate Auctions Merle Booker Number of employees...
Rocco Luongo, left, and Paul Casey talk inside the podcast studio at Fuse SPC in Richland. The entrepreneurs produce podcasts dedicated to providing content and coaching on leadership for business owners and executives. (Photo by Elsie Puig)

Lessons on leadership: Tri-City business podcasts offer advice, wisdom

Need inspiration and guidance on how to be a better performing leader? Look no further than Tri-City business podcasts. Business...
Washington River Protection Solutions employees participate in leadership classes to advance their professional development and improve their skill set. (Courtesy Washington River Protection Solutions)

Hanford contractors invest in leadership training

Hanford contractors place an ongoing emphasis on growing employee leadership skills to bolster their talent pool and retain workers. “Just...
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Finding young professionals in the Tri-Cities

By D. Patrick Jones What do we know about the presence of young professionals in the Tri-City area workforce? From...
Amrita Lahiri, lead author and assistant professor of management, information systems and entrepreneurship at Washington State University’s Carson College of Business

WSU-led research shows startups should be alert to star employee pitfalls

For startup companies looking to launch a new product, hiring star inventors who are accomplished and have a strong record...

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