Microblades are a unique technology focused on producing thin, narrow blade-like flakes from distinctly prepared cores. The production sequence that produces these tiny blades will have some specific typological characteristics that are easy to identify. Look for: long, straight, thin flakes (1/3 width over length); parallel, lateral margins; a strong arris (sometimes two); and little … Read More What does a microblade look like?
I’m really happy to say that it has not been a year since I have written a post on the circle blog; it has only been 9 months! Ok, that’s horrible. Anyway, yesterday, I attended the AWE (Alberta Women Entrepreneurs) Leadership Summit and learned a few things I felt are worth sharing. 1. Do you … Read More Be authentic.
I just funded this Kickstarter project: I’m Fine, Thanks, a documentary about life and how easy it is to become complacent and dissatisfied. Life is hard, we have responsibilities, we have commitments, but our biggest commitment to ourselves and to our kids, is to choose happiness and find a way to spend our days smiling. … Read More Be happy!
Crowdfunding is a growing trend; many websites offer budding artists and entrepreneurs the opportunity to get the general public contribute to their next project. One great success (which I supported) is the Albatross bookmark, which raised over $45,000 with a goal of only $3,000. Amazing! When we attempted to crowdfund for SVG Digs, however, we … Read More Crowdfunding the Stonehenge of the Bronze Age
February 29 was a big day. TED2012, Calgary iFseries Day 3, Women of Influence Luncheon with Sue Lee, and the 20th anniversary of my debut (my big bad 18th birthday party; it’s like a wedding but no groom, just a girl in a big white dress). I was able to attend TED through TEDxLive, with … Read More “Just do it. Don’t be what you’re not.”
This post is inspired directly from Chris Savage’s Savage Thoughts and it’s 7 months old. Yes, I’m late to this party, but this party is more like a festival; it goes on and on. I just felt it had to be shared, and not just with a simple Like or Retweet. GO READ IT. Everyone’s … Read More Fears Schmears