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Wednesday November 19th, 2014

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The Importance of Customer Holiday Greetings

The holiday season is right round the corner and while you may be dealing with mundane details like turkeys and last minute travel arrangements, it’s important to take 30 minutes to review those amazing moments and clients you’ve collaborated with over the past year. Not only is this a generally pleasant experience, but it also…

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Tuesday November 18th, 2014

Tuesday November 11th, 2014

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Biz Ladies Profile: Bridgid Coulter

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With a family to support and an amazing job offer on the table, Bridgid Coulter decided to follow her gut instincts and jump into the world of self-employment before leaving design school. She launched her eponymous design firm with the goal of creating “warm, livable homes filled with beauty and personality” and has continued to do…

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Friday November 7th, 2014

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Weapons of Mass Creation

This past August I spoke at the best art & design conference I’ve ever had the pleasure of attending: Weapons of Mass Creation. Held in Cleveland, OH, this year’s WMC marked its 6th anniversary and the conference showed no signs of slowing down or resting on its laurels – it was incredible. Most people in…

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Tuesday November 4th, 2014

Tuesday October 28th, 2014

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Biz Ladies: How to Pull Off a Stress-Free Collaboration

There’s no shortage of tools and resources to help you pull off a team effort, but successful collaborations require you to use all of your communication skills as well. Jen Dopazo, founder of branding and graphic design studio Candelita, joins us today to share how you can avoid derailing your next collaboration with misunderstandings and miscommunication…

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Tuesday October 21st, 2014

Tuesday October 14th, 2014

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Biz Ladies: Discover How You Work Best

Are you a morning person, or a night owl? Are you most creative when you’re alone, or do you come up with your best ideas when you’re in the middle of a team brainstorming session? We’re all wired differently, and the benefit of being a biz lady is that you have the option of structuring…

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Thursday October 9th, 2014

Tuesday October 7th, 2014

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Biz Ladies: Annie Sloan of Chalk Paint

Biz Ladies Profile: Annie Sloan

Image above by Penny Millar As a trained painter and artist, Annie Sloan knew the medium well. So when she went looking for a specific type of paint and came up empty, she knew to take matters into her own hands. Now nearly 25 years later, Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint has become a standard in furniture and…

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Tuesday September 30th, 2014

Tuesday September 23rd, 2014

Tuesday September 16th, 2014

Thursday September 11th, 2014