The Steinrueck brothers’ studio is more than a woodshop. In addition to crafting their handmade wood wares in their San Francisco shop, Chris and David also teach classes to introduce others to woodworking.
Taking the leap from making for fun to making professionally is a big step. A few pieces of good advice, positive vibes, and knowledgeable role models can go along way. Even better is a lot of great advice, an atmosphere alive with positivity and encouragement, and an active community of mentors.
Over the past fifteen years, the people behind our efforts—our Brooklyn team, not-for-profit partners, and an array of independent artists and independently minded customers—have been the inspiration and can-do catalysts of our growing business. So, as we look back at 2014, we thought the best way to characterize the year is by profiling a few of the people and partners that made it one to celebrate.
UncommonGoods spent one week in Boulder, CO at the B Corp Champions Retreat to celebrate our community and strengthen our global initiatives. We gathered great tips and wanted to share it to help you build a better business.
Couldn't make it to last month's event? Here are highlights of the advice our expert panel shared. (Brooklyn Brewery Beer not included)