I own almost nothing new – though I make an obvious exception for my underwear. I buy (most of) my stuff new because I’ve learned just how much more sustainable it is to use something that already exists than to encourage and incentivize the manufacture of something new. You might be thinking ‘yeah, well you…

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Yesterday, I wrote a bit about social constructs and the groups to which we belong (whether passively or actively). I had thought I was going to tie the idea of choosing to participate in values- and belief-based groups with what we’re doing to create community at Junket — but the post got long, and I…

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If you’ve ever asked me for business advice, chances are good that I’ve encouraged you to get familiar with the writing of Seth Godin. It’s funny– I’ve only ever read a couple of his books — but his blog? I devour every single one of his daily posts — because Seth has made a 20+…

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When we launched our first e-commerce site back in 2013, we didn’t know what we didn’t know… and of course, the worst of what we didn’t know was that the database behind the entire site was corrupt. Um, problem… which might explain why we put our fingers in our ears and kept plowing ahead with…

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