I’m talking again?

hey!  I’m going to give a little talk at the propel entreverge winners fall lunch series in Portland on October 18th.  Propel is the  youth group of the Portland Chamber of Commerce.  You can register to attend here. There are a bunch of other cool lunch listening opportunities as well, including: might & main MCED…

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entreverge!

we were super, super excited and psyched to be winners at this years entreverge awards.  It’s an award that honors young entrepreneurs working and committed to Maine. That’s Jacquelyn above-  since we were in LA, she got to get up on stage and accepted the award :)  And good thing, because part of the award…

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power- and women.

I never really thought about how making a line of organic cotton bras and panties related to power- and to women’s sexuality. two things happened the other day. The first: I’ve been testing facebook ads. These are little ads with images. The images are exactly the same as the ones in my shop. The text…

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rules, and freedom, and shopping.

hello there. so, we’ve got a new look, logo, webdesign, and shop. yay!   I’m super excited about it. Daniel did the logo design and web design, and then I spent all last weekend implementing it. (the shop is running on big cartel, which I’m quite pleased with- just enough customability to make it interesting,…

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new years. new plans

yes, there’s a bunch of new ideas underway.   for the first time in years, I feel as though I’m actually working near potential, instead of just functioning at a fraction of what I’ve known was possible. Hence the radio-silence.  There’s been a great deal of behind-the-scenes effort that has resulted in little writing online…

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information access

google controls the world. oh, not really, but it does control what we access. around 1 am last night I got some emails from google informing me that my primary site, brookthere.com, had been identified as serving malware and consequently would be blocked from search results and when opened in a modern browser, would provoke…

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artisanal living

I understand, in theory, the way to really make money.  Invent something and manufacture it-  meaning- hire someone else to actually produce the goods and handle distribution.  This approach to making money doesn’t have much of a limit beyond the potential market size. Or, invent something digital and build it, usually with the help of…

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