Pat Sisneros

Innovation Resource Center’s advice for budding inventors

Got the next great idea? The Buildit NOW program stands ready to help you.


Education, experience helps Mukilteo restaurant succeed

A conversation Kelsey Sturtevant, with one of the owners of Red Cork Bistro & Catering.


Everett video business owner shares his secrets of success

‘We’re people builders,” says Guy Cochran, owner of DVE Store of Everett…


Second thoughts on technology’s benefits to business

I fondly remember my first cell phone. It had a three-inch or so black antenna that screwed onto the phone. It weighed several pounds and… Continue reading

Small business owners can learn a ton from Warren Buffett

Do you know what the “Woodstock of Capitalism” is? It has nothing to do with the music business and everything to do with legendary investor… Continue reading

Here’s how you can help young people become entrepreneurs

This column is a call to action for long-time small-business owners. Our community needs small businesses that are vibrant, create jobs, add to the tax… Continue reading

Finding simple, elegant solutions to difficult problems

Want to be a better inventor? Here is the story of one inventor. It starts with a statistic: one out of every 100 babies born… Continue reading

Entrepreneurs of all ages can live their dreams

Do you think you are too young or too old to start a business? I know Eric Vasquez doesn’t think he is too young. Vasquez… Continue reading

Book offers small businesses solid advice on managing change

It is almost time to flip the calendar to a new year. It’s an opportune time to reflect on what goals have been achieved and… Continue reading

Everett recruitment firm helps businesses find engineers

Got an engineer? Engineers are on the list of the top 10 hardest jobs to fill, even with the recent emphasis in getting students interested… Continue reading

Good small business strategy begins with hard choices

Is your business “playing to win” or “just playing to play”? This question comes from the best-selling business author Roger Martin. Martin is the former… Continue reading