Category: SMB Tips & Tricks

Robyn Bradley, Handmade: working through anxiety as a business owner

Robyn Bradley, Handmade: working through anxiety as a business owner

Growing up with an engineer as a father, Robyn Bradley was encouraged to have an analytical mind. Robyn’s shop, Handmade in La Conner, Washington, is the result of a lifelong...

/ March 15, 2021
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The Best Customer Loyalty Apps of 2021 (From Nike to Sephora!)

Loyalty apps are an amazing way for businesses to help customers save money while rewarding them at the same time. Over the years, loyalty apps have been proven and tried...

/ March 10, 2021
The Caffeine Experience: The Café Serving Up Second Chances To Ex-Cons

The Caffeine Experience: The Café Serving Up Second Chances To Ex-Cons

Singaporean social enterprise The Caffeine Experience is a home for ex-offenders, a place where ex-inmates are accepted despite their pasts. Its co-founder, Matthew Poh, who is an ex-convict, is helping...

/ March 8, 2021
Kellie Phelan, The Works: building community at Seattle’s DIY School

Kellie Phelan, The Works: building community at Seattle’s DIY School

When a stressful career-related health crash sent Kellie Phelan on the search for more meaningful day-to-day, she discovered that her passion for making things by hand fulfilled her local community’s...

/ March 3, 2021
Tips on How to Excel As a Restaurant Server

8 Tips on How to Excel As a Restaurant Server

Being a restaurant server is hard work. You have to be likable to excel at your job. The best servers exhibit traits like multitasking, a cheerful spirit, and the ability...

/ February 4, 2021
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Prana Chai: Building Big Chai Business from a Side Hustle

Mario loved chai so much he started a side hustle to share his love with the world. After years of dedication and difficulties, he was finally able to focus on...

/ January 28, 2021
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Sara McIntosh: Founding a School, Finding a Community [Chicago School of Shoemaking]

Sara worked by herself as a one-woman shoemaking business. When she finally decided to pass on her skills, she founded a school instead – and found a community of warm...

/ January 27, 2021
Upskill your employees to keep them motivated

Upskill your employees to keep them motivated

In these difficult times where companies are retrenching staff – sometimes in less than savoury ways to cut costs – morale in the workforce is generally low and employees typically...

/ January 25, 2021
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Khadi London: Fabrics with a difference

Kishore Shah always had an interest in changing the world for the better. Here’s how he found the power to make an impact by starting social enterprise, Khadi London. Here...

/ January 21, 2021
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Stephanie, SCOOP Marketplace: Balancing sustainability, business & family

Stephanie Lentz opened Scoop Marketplace in Seattle to ‘normalize zero-waste grocery shopping and teach people how to walk gently on the planet’, and to create a more financially independent future...

/ January 11, 2021