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Good morning, I hope your weekend has been as fruitful as mine. The last few years have been a blur for me, not just because of COVID but because before even the pandemic I was going through a new form of growing pains. I felt like I was finally developing a strong enough backbone based on my experiences which are really unique. In a northern community, past the middle of geographic British Columbia, Terrace BC was too set in its ways and business men (and women) were very often too scared to shake anything up. Their goals were not aligned...

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There are a lot of claims regarding the fashion industries and a lack of sustainable and environmental standards or regulations. Plastics from poly-fibre clothing leech into our waterways every time we wash our clothes, and environmental soaps aren't as skin-friendly to sensitive-skinned people. It's terrifying to think that one of the basic things we live in every day (out clothes) is one of the prolific environmental issues of our age. Generation? For this reason, I'm working on a short article I'd like to post to Medium after the last of my research. I want to get this clear in my...

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New Article on Medium.com called Canva: Highest Value Tool for Content Managers & Creators     Available for reading now. It's part of a developing series of posts I hope to write to support northern BC small businesses and entrepreneurs. The whole link: https://medium.com/northern-bc-business-network/canva-highest-value-tool-for-content-managers-creators-566af1cc51ba?sk=7b77ca2965ca5adc1836ebb729ee8a6f  

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I am a huge fan of simplicity, and as I explore the theme "Know Thyself" the design is being applied to some fun new products: Click on image to go to the product.   There's the Postcard: Then there's the two mugs, one full colour and the other is a bit more mysterious!   What kind of products do you like? Do you make products as a creator? If so, what do you make or how do you apply your designs?

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