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Business with Purpose

Feb 28, 2018

For years, there’s been this strange distaste for business. People kept thinking business was bad and business owners were greedy and money grubbers. But the truth is, business is and can be a HUGE force for good. Business can change lives, communities, and countries. Business isn’t the enemy… business can change...


Feb 21, 2018

Giving. What does that word mean to you when you hear it? Does it mean someone who is giving with their time, giving with their talents, giving with their money, a giver of gifts... what does it mean? For years, I was the most reluctant to give with my money. It wasn’t until I was at my absolute brokest, if that’s...


Feb 14, 2018

There’s a really difficult conversation that happens often in the ethical and fair trade space… and it’s a conversation around respect and getting rid of that savior complex when it comes to sharing the stories of artisans and men and women in vulnerable situations. It’s a fine line to walk. The stories of these...


Feb 7, 2018

I remember the first time I consciously wanted to quit. I was 7 and I had a big school science fair project I was working on. I was so excited about my project idea (I was talking about different kinds of rocks because, you know, that’s what 7 year olds do, or something). And really, I just wanted to talk about the...