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What’s the Point? Crafting a Mission Statement

One of the joys of running your own business is realizing you can do whatever you want. Yes, it might not generate income, or in the extreme I suppose you could get arrested, but my point is I think it’s

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Hauling 720 Million Pounds

Why would a nationally-honored “Green Ribbon Award” school require hauling 720 million pounds of steel uphill every year? This bothered me. We were working with this charter school to develop an amazing new campus on some hilly acreage next to

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Some Advice if You’re Invited to Give a TEDx Talk

First, if public speaking really scares you, TEDx might not be a good idea. The rules say speakers should not use notes, a prompter, or a podium. It will be just you alone on the stage, facing lots of people

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Is Your Project Underfunded? Here’s How Our Blog Could Help

In my first post I briefly explained why we’re writing this blog, but today let’s consider who it’s for and why it might be worth five minutes of your time to read it. Maybe you simply like discovering new ideas and

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