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We’re working hard to open a new location. But as I’ve been thinking about more coffee and a second CREDO I stumbled on something I wrote several years ago as we were getting started. It’s still true: it’s important for you to know that I’m not a crusader or some sort of zealot. I just

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I like to be alone. I like to walk down the street by myself, or sit and stare at a lake alone. I like to sit amongst people with headphones on, to feel like I’m in my own world. I even like going to a movie by myself. It’s not that I don’t like people.

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Start Elswhere


Give a shit. A good friend once told me this was a simple key to open all sorts of doors. He said some much could be built or improved in people’s lives if they just truly cared about something, anything, other than themselves. Of course it’s not easy. I mean it’s easy to say “I

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Pitch Night line up


We’re excited to announce the line up for October 15th Rally Makers Pitch night: Care Spotter CareSpotter is an online marketplace that directly connects families with background-checked, professional caregivers in the family’s community. Edible Schoolyard By tapping the creative force of food, garden, health and education experts and linking them to students and parents via

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Generations change.


I spent the weekend with a group of guys who are friends of my father. At some point it came up that 6 of the 7 of them had been in their current career for 20 years or more. As they were talking through that–30 years, 22 years, 25 years–it occurred to me how few

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