3 Branding Ideas You Can Learn From Artifact Uprising

Just got back from a sweet little trip to Portland, Oregon. Hadn’t been there since I was a Nike Master Trainer years ago.

But unlike earlier visits, this time I had more of a chance to enjoy the city and culture — which is AWESOME!!

Dazzling hikes in the forest, mouth-watering meals and great conversations made it a pretty spectacular weekend.

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One thing I really appreciated was the heart and humanity I felt throughout the city — especially from small businesses.

From tiny food carts to huge antique shops to a brand new boutique built entirely around artisan butter

There was a strong sense of local pride and love baked into every offering.

And in my opinion, boldly expressing the heart and soul of your business makes a tremendous difference — to yourself, your team, your customers and the world.

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Personal Growth: The Right — And Wrong — Way to Share It With Others

Ever experienced something like this?

You: “Mom, you should read this book. It’s totally life-changing. It’ll help you be happier and less negative and judgmental.”

Your Mom: “Who the heck says I’m negative and judgmental?! Maybe if you listened to me more and actually did something useful with your life…”

YIKES.

When you find yourself growing by leaps and bounds after discovering self-help, it’s natural to feel an urge to share it with everyone — especially people you think could really use it.

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But as you may have discovered, spreading the good word ain’t always welcomed.

In fact, sharing anything in the realm of personal development can spark fights and cause some major relationship problems.

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