Is it possible to think without presuppositions? Certainly we can refuse to acknowledge where our tacit knowledge comes from… but how did it get there? There has to be a source that informs what we do, and how we do it. Knowledge always has a source from which it is derived. Stating the foundation upon … Continue reading Get Down To The Business Of Truth, Beauty, & Goodness
Most small local businesses are still trying to figure out how their online presence works. However, the customers have already transitioned to a mobile platform to perform their purchases. While that online store might “work” on a mobile device, chances are it won’t work well. Which begs the question, since m-commerce grows 50% annually, are … Continue reading M-Commerce grows 50% annually!
Are you up for a 5-Day Challenge? Maybe you’ve been following along over the last year and have had a growing interest in starting your own artisan fiber mill. There is easily space for another 125 startups just in the United States alone. How can we come alongside other pioneers in the fiber frontier and … Continue reading “I Wanna Start A Mill!” & the 5-Day Challenge…
So two weekends ago the AFMN launched a YouTube Channel be sure to subscribe. This broadcast will host a series of episodes in response to not being able to host a live summit in Lebanon, TN last weekend (due to the COVID-19). They are calling it the AFMN Radio Broadcast. In the first episode, they … Continue reading AFMN Radio Broadcast – Max Mason – Craft Beer
Welcome to another long winding post about the realities of spinning yarn. It’s like skeining up 500 yard lace weight skeins. If I turn the winder up all the way hoping to shorten the time, this yarn is going to break, and cause nightmares for both of us. If I slow this all the way … Continue reading The Gist of Grist (part 3)
The AFMN Summit 2020 is here!!! I’ve been waiting for this day to arrive for almost a whole year! Last year at the summit we agreed to appoint a board and officially make the Artisan Fiber Mill Network a nonprofit organization and form a charter. And this summer at the summit they are going to … Continue reading AFMN Summit 2020 Ticket Sales Launch Today!
I first read this quote that Peter Drucker wrote back in 2000 in the book Essentialism by McKeown… “In a few hundred years, when the history of our time will be written from a long-term perspective, it is likely that the most important event historians will see is not technology, not the Internet, not e-commerce. … Continue reading Peter Drucker’s foresight…
This question that I’ve been asking as of late regarding the “husbandry of God” isn’t apparently a new question 🙂 Which I knew it wasn’t but it’s nice to see others putting their voice to the question.
The advent of Industry 4.0 If you’ve been paying attention to the current developments of Industry 4.0, you’re aware that it is seeking to capitalize on the assets of the information age in the hopes of making all things smart. It’s no longer just about your phones, but your homes, cars, cities, and farms. But … Continue reading The Gospel of the Industrial Age – Industry 4.0
If you’re wanting to up your game when it comes to running your manufacturing company and making a good profit doing it “The Goal” is the Holy Grail. Maybe you don’t consider yourself much of a reader and this book is 362 pages. You can find the book on audible. But regardless, I would suggest … Continue reading The Goal