5 Things – November 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

5 Things


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Bellevue Chamber Lunch
Corporate Citizenship & Eastside Nonprofit Expo
November 21 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm | Westin Bellevue
Join us as we take a look at how companies and nonprofits are working together to solve community problems.
Learn about the corporate philanthropy and employee engagement programs championed by leading companies that make our region a better place.
Joe Quinlan, Bank of America’s popular global market strategist, shared his uncensored opinions on politics, markets, the environment, and media at Friday’s Economic Forecast Breakfast.
If you were among the 350+ attendees at this blockbuster event you heard Quinlan’s list of must-read books, and must-see TV.
Here are his recommendations and a link to one of the Bellevue Chamber’s Legacy Leaders, Amazon, to order his picks!
1. Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline
An award-winning journalist and leading international social researcher make the provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political, and economic landscape.
2. Moment of Life
For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down.
3. Call Sign Chaos
A clear-eyed account of learning how to lead in a chaotic world, by General Jim Mattis–the former Secretary of Defense and one of the most formidable strategic thinkers of our time–and Bing West, a former assistant secretary of defense and combat Marine.
4. Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America
With stark photo essays and unforgettable true stories, Chris Arnade cuts through “expert” pontification on inequality, addiction, and poverty to allow those who have been left behind to define themselves on their own terms.
5. The Years that Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us
Does college still work? Is the system designed just to protect the privileged and leave everyone else behind? Or can a college education today provide real opportunity to young Americans seeking to improve their station in life?
6. Chernobyl
In April 1986, a huge explosion erupted at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in northern Ukraine. This series follows the stories of the men and women, who tried to contain the disaster, as well as those who gave their lives preventing a subsequent and worse one.
7. Ozark
A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
8. The Spy
The Spy is based on the work of real-life Mossad agent Eli Cohen, who went undercover in Syria in the early 1960s. At a crucial time, Cohen got in deeper and was more successful than anyone ever expected, ultimately becoming Israel’s most famous spy.
9. A Tale of Two Cities
Ann Bishop, Wallace Properties Senior Vice President, shared a look at the differences between Bellevue and Seattle markets.
10. Economic & Community Metrics Guide
Bellevue is on the rise. With unprecedented growth comes unprecedented change.
See how, tech, education, trade, tourism, demographics, public investment, healthcare, and consumer habits are driving new opportunities on the Eastside.
Learn about our changing face, changing cityscape, and our changing response to community building in this year’s, “2019 Economic & Community Metrics” guide.
With hundreds of members representing tens of thousands of employees, the Bellevue Chamber is the relationship, policy, and business development hub for organizations throughout the Puget Sound region. Learn how Bellevue Chamber membership can enhance your business network and professional impact.


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