Black Swans & their Upside…

I recently listened to a podcast with Paul Spiegelman interviewing Jack Stack, that discussed Black Swans & their Upside. It was pitched with the caveat, “if you can last that long”. On wikipedia, Black swan theory is defined as a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often … Continue reading Black Swans & their Upside…

When the end is near…

Times like these tend to challenge our worldview… Henry David Thoreau once said, “It’s not what you look at, it’s what you see”. When the end is near, which now feels closer than our skin, it forces us to look at things anew. Our worldview focuses our eyes and our ears acutely. In this post, … Continue reading When the end is near…

The Bird’s eye view…

We provide you with a bird’s eye view of your business. The day to day of operations often renders you as an owner nearsighted and missing out on how to implement the hopes and dreams of your business. It’s our joy to come alongside and help you learn how to put those plans into practice. … Continue reading The Bird’s eye view…

Trade-offs: the realities of cultivation & harvest

It has been almost a year since we sold the mill equipment and ventured into business consulting for niche textile mills. I can’t believe it’s been a year already. We took the money we made from the sale of the mill and reinvested it to create this new business. As the time draws near, I’ve … Continue reading Trade-offs: the realities of cultivation & harvest

Entrepreneurs & Inspiring joy-filled business

This short post focuses on our desire to become entrepreneurs. Everyone has their ideas about what entrepreneurship is (13.9 million to be exact) The word entrepreneur is associated with success, startups, innovation, inspiration, leadership, small business, just to name a few. What word(s) or phrase first comes to mind when you think of the word … Continue reading Entrepreneurs & Inspiring joy-filled business

Natural Fiber Extravaganza Seminar: Launching the next successful mill business

Overview: The rewards in business are always in direct proportion to the difficulty of the problems that they solve.  (rough paraphrase of a quote from Elon Musk) What are the problems currently unsolved in the niche artisan textile industry? Join us for a walk through the essential questions that need to be addressed in order … Continue reading Natural Fiber Extravaganza Seminar: Launching the next successful mill business