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  • Sep162019

    On 8 Years

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    LinkedIn alerted me last week that I am celebrating my “work anniversary,” my 8th year operating Summit Coffee, and I…

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  • Sep052019

    On Fear

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    It’s 4:44pm on a Thursday, and I am sitting alone at the roastery. The five or six people who were…

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  • Aug262019

    On Growing Up

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    This morning I dropped off my daughter, Bay, for her first day of kindergarten and then drove straight to the…

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  • Aug222019

    On Talking About Coffee

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    Despite how it might be portrayed in movies, you would never walk into a brewery and ask, “Can I have…

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  • Aug132019

    On Transitions

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    I mentioned in my post last week about Evan’s departure that transitions are, more or less, points in time between…

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  • Aug052019

    On Evan Pollitt

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    Life is full of sliding doors moments — decisions that, when reflected on in hindsight, changed the course of history.…

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  • Jul302019

    On The Future

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    Our 9th macro goal is to “Share Our Story.” As originally written, it was to “Tell Our Story,” but swapping…

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  • Jul232019

    On A Coffee Identity

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    This just in: we are a coffee company. As I write about all the time, we’re a company driven by…

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  • Jul082019

    On 2019, So Far

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    I sat down on the second day of January to outline my word of the year, something of a lighthouse…

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  • Jun242019

    On Milk + Ethics

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    Our commitment to storytelling in 2019 is in direct response to one of our biggest weaknesses as a company: neglecting…

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