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Untying Knots & Swimming with Sharks

“If you love gambling, swimming with sharks, spending hours untying knots and punching yourself in the face—you may be ready to start a company.” —Jake Nickell, founder and mission commander, Threadless All over the internet, you can find lists of … Continue reading

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TEDxEast Talk: Entrepreneurship & Rockets

  Last Friday I had the opportunity to speak at a TEDxEast event, where I was invited to speak about whatever I wanted for five minutes. If you’re not familiar with TED, definitely check out the site and its “riveting talks … Continue reading

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Building Baking for Good

Over the past couple of years, I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to raise outside funds for Baking for Good. I started the company in 2009 with $40,000 of savings, and while I know that raising money … Continue reading

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On Multitasking.

Baking for Good keeps me busy. Really busy. Busy to the point that I don’t make time for a lot of things I should make time for. The one thing that I really try to keep in my schedule, no … Continue reading

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Baking for Good turns 2!

It’s true: Baking for Good is two years old today! Two years ago, Baking for Good was this small project I was working on. I had no idea where it would go or how people would receive it. Would people … Continue reading

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BFG, meet MilkMade.

This week I had the chance to catch up with Diana Hardeman, founder of MilkMade, a local ice cream company that churns amazingly delicious flavors month by month and delivers them straight to your door (you can sign up for … Continue reading

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Why I’m an entrepreneur and not a meteorologist.

I meet lots of people who say, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” No matter how many times I hear this, I always think it’s a little funny. I understand that the idea of going out on one’s own and … Continue reading

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