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News Roundup: Business is an Adventure; Robotic Technology; Electronics Ban

The Future of Robotic TechnologyDrone flying at sunset; Robotic Technology

President Trump’s pick for Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will likely lead a historic transformation in the FAA and NHTSA. Self-driving cars and drone technology are rapidly advancing, and the regulations implemented in the next four years will influence that advancement. Robotic technology may (or may not) be the future of how we conduct business.

Seattle Paid Family and Medical Leave

The City of Seattle and Washington State are both currently considering policies requiring businesses to offer paid family and medical leave. Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez just revealed a plan for the Seattle policy.

Virgin Atlantic’s “Business is an Adventure” Series

Tuesday, March 28, Virgin Atlantic is hosting the next installment of their “Business is an Adventure” live event series in Seattle. Local entrepreneurs and startups will be showcased, and a group of CEOs and founders will present a panel discussion about Seattle businesses.

Stop Reading “How to Succeed” Lists

HBR says all those “How to Succeed” lists you’ve been reading really aren’t helpful after all. Rather than focus on the success of others, find what works best for you. The business world is ever-evolving, so don’t be afraid to try new things!

International Flights Electronics Ban

It might be tough to do business on your international flights. Electronic devices larger than cell phones have been banned in the cabins of flights from certain airports in the Middle East to the US and UK. Follow the link for a list of the airports and airlines affected by this ban.

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