Creating Change

If you don't like the way the world is, you change it.

You just do it one step at a time.

-Marian Wright Edelman

Earth Day 2016: Sustainability, Eco-Tours, Food & More

Let’s be real for a second here. We have one beautiful and stunning Earth. Yet, there are a lot of unbeautiful things going on. Particularly around sustainability and green initiatives, there’s a lot of room for improvement. Every year we dedicate a day in April to celebrating the Earth. I don’t think that’s enough. First, […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories: Minnie’s Travel Boutique

How cool would it be to over triple your business in the first few months of the year? That’s exactly what Amber Jones from Minnie’s Travel Boutique did following the direction and mindsets covered at Business Boutique. I’m not going to lie, I also love that her business is centered around the happiest place on […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories: Joann Burnside

Often times the most important thing we can do is start. Let’s point out that starting is 100 times easier said than done. To make things even harder, sometimes we need to pause on one direction and pivot to another. Podcasts, books and even speakers elude to this frequently. It sounds so simple. Go. Start. […]

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What McDonald’s and Corporate Responsibility Have In Common

When we think of the global franchise McDonald’s, it’s unlikely we think of a company at the forefront of corporate environmental and sustainability. I personally have visions of a red French fry basket. And maybe a burger. And a multicolored slide. What if I were to tell you that not do they have sustainable planet […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories: Maria Watercolor

Every once in awhile there is an artist whose work stops me in my tracks. Maria Morris from Maria Watercolors happens to be one of those artists. I’m lucky to be in several different Facebook groups with her and consistently see the new pieces she creates. As I mentioned while featuring Becky Brice, another fantastic […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories: From Fluff 2 Fit

Fitness is a daily struggle. Waking up early to hit the gym or swinging by that yoga class after work isn’t a walk in a park. Even walking in the park strains a time schedule. Yet, our health is one of our most valuable assets. Time and health are two things you can never value […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories: The Wet Palette

Surprisingly, my degree is in graphic design. This degree is part of the overall art school, which gave me the incredible opportunity to explore an entire range of different art mediums. From painting to photography to ceramics, I enjoy all the different art disciplines. This means I understand the unique challenges of creating profitable art […]

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Business Boutique Success Stories

There is a large movement happening in the business world right now. Innovative and dedicated women are starting to shape the way we view business. From turning the term “starving artist” obsolete to taking on the decorating industry head on to shaping up in fitness, skilled women are bringing their passions alive in the world […]

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Pushing the Boundaries of Fashion – Bracelets that Teach Coding

Yes, you read that right. There is a bracelet that can teach you how to code. Pink Think’s new visionary product blends social interaction, fashion and education in a manner to get girls excited about learning a difficult topic. Founder Makada Ricketts promises that if you are able to write a sentence that you too […]

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A Construction Company Charting the Path for Social Change

Construction and social change rarely walk hand in hand. To be honest, when I think of construction sometimes the first images coming to the forefront show bulldozers tearing down wetlands or other nature preserves. That’s not always the case (and in most cases a gross representation of reality), yet you can’t deny the impact of […]

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