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Seattle peeps, mark your calendars

April 23rd, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

We’re going to Seattle! (Or coming to Seattle, depending on your perspective.) We’re going to be speaking with the fabulous Grassroots Business Association on June 17 at Vermillion (1508 11th Ave, Seattle, WA), on the topic, “Defining Business Success on Your Own Terms.” We hope you (and/or your Seattle-based friends) will join us — please […]

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Nifty for Fifty

April 15th, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

I love dressing myself in locally-made clothing for many reasons, but two of the biggest ones are that I love supporting other small businesses (and the local economy in general), and I can’t resist the fabulous feeling of wearing something out of the ordinary and made with love. Plus, there’s nothing like being able to […]

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Meet me at Crave Shop Symposium

March 25th, 2009 by Lauren · 2 Comments

Apologies for the late notice on this, but I’m appearing at Crave Shop Symposium next Monday (March 30th); it’s a one-day conference for entrepreneurs, with a distinct focus on women. (Though it’s not explicitly aimed at women, the Crave Company — those fabulous gals from Seattle who are behind the Crave Parties and Crave Books, […]

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Creative Business Growth in Seattle

March 11th, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

There are so many awesome Seattle events happening all the time… sadly we have only so much time to spend driving back and forth and playing “spot the crazy patriotic bumper sticker” in the border lineups. (The Washington state highway signs exert a strong pull on me, though. My favourite reads, “LITTER AND IT WILL […]

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Seattle: Grassroots Business Association Class

December 3rd, 2008 by Emira · Comments Off

The Grassroots Business Association is the project of a bunch of super awesome Seattle-based small business folks (including our pals Megan and Kristen) who are creating an association for small business owners (and the aspiring or business curious). They’re having their first class is tomorrow night (December 4th) in Seattle and if you’re running a […]

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Moving to Macs for Productivity (and Prettiness)

November 26th, 2008 by Lauren · 7 Comments

Something very exciting happened last week: I got my new iMac set up at work. And the heavens opened, the angels sang, the earth shook a little (gently)… then I got straight back to work, because let’s face it, things are busy. This wouldn’t be such a big deal, I guess, except that until recently […]

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CRAVE Vancouver Book Launch Party

November 20th, 2008 by Emira · Comments Off

Lauren and I are going to be stopping by the CRAVE Vancouver book launch party next Wednesday night to cheer on the lovely Melody. If you’re in the Vancouver ‘hood and are available, you can RSVP here. It should be a very fun event.

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Seattle Urban Craft Uprising December 6 & 7

October 30th, 2008 by Emira · 3 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be doing a book signing at the Urban Craft Uprising in Seattle on December 6th (the show is both the 6th & 7th). I spent some time last night reviewing (and getting totally lost in) the simply awesome list of vendors for the show and I’m pretty sure I’ll […]

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Grassroots Business Association in Seattle: Meetup Oct. 22

October 17th, 2008 by Lauren · Comments Off

When we were in Seattle for The Lab at Velocity Design back in July, we had the great pleasure of meeting the fabulous Kristen Rask of Schmancy Toys, who is just as cool as you would expect her to be. Turns out Kristen has joined forces with four other Seattle biz ladies who are starting […]

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Chapters In-Store Event Tomorrow

September 18th, 2008 by Lauren · 1 Comment

Just a reminder that tomorrow — Friday, September 19 — Emira and I will be at Chapters Books on Robson Street, here in Vancouver, signing copies of The Boss of You. Do stop by and say hello; for those of you in the Vancouver area, we’ve scheduled it at lunchtime in the hope you can […]

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