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5 Ways to use Responsible Sourcing to Boost your Bottom Line

Over the last several decades our idea of what business value is has evolved. That has been led by the evolution of the concept of ...
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The designers guide to Ikigai

The designers guide to Ikigai

I have been pondering this concept of Ikigai (ee-key-guy) for a while since I stumbled across this image of 4 circles intersecting. It’s a Japanese ...
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5 Top Tips for Entrepreneurial Success

5 Top Tips for Entrepreneurial Success

Being an entrepreneur nowadays is about taking advantage of all the opportunities that you have in front of you. To help shortcut your path to ...
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The power of niching: How I got Google as a client

The power of niching: How I got Google as a client

Do you want to learn how to target your best customers without coming across as salesy and pushy? Do you need clarity around what specific ...
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5 Ways to Overcome Small Business Challenges

5 Ways to Overcome Small Business Challenges

It’s almost a given that the small business owner wears many hats. Sometimes it feels like you’re troubleshooting more than you’re creating. Running a small ...
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How to use stories to connect with customers for product businesses

How to use stories to connect with customers for product businesses

When I started my first business Punch Brand, I was a bit of a “shy entrepreneur”. I hid behind my brand and intentionally created the ...
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How to be in the long game. What I learned after being in business for 10 years.

How to be in the long game. What I learned after being in business for 10 years.

As I begin to write this sort of memoir, I take a walk down memory lane after running my first business Punch Brand for 10 ...
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Bigger is not always better. Life lessons learned in the Big Apple

Bigger is not always better. Life lessons learned in the Big Apple

It seems like almost another lifetime ago. My ambitions of becoming a fashion designer landed me right smack in the middle of Times Square. Quite ...
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Get anything you want. My quest for the perfect piece of wood.

Get anything you want. My quest for the perfect piece of wood.

In May of 2017, we decided to undergo a pretty large kitchen renovation. I had “lived” with the old kitchen with the chipped laminate countertops, ...
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