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Gibrán Huerta of BIEN

“You gotta think of yourself as a magazine. Take GQ for example, if you open up their magazine, there’s coffee, culture, fashion, news, and all kinds of things. If you learn to really see yourself not being just one thing, your brand is your magazine. What kind of magazine would you be? And from there,…

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Heaven Leigh

“I’ve been a very closeted creative for a long time, where I would write poetry all the time and would never tell anybody because it was so personal to me and so sensitive that if I put it out there in the world, who knows what other people will think of me. But that’s where…

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Hillery Kemp of From

“Everything from From is recycled and comes from a different place, whether it’s cardboard or the wood. We say ‘Never Stationery’ because we don’t want to be the cutesy greeting card company that’s out there today. And we’re mobile and always on the go, and always looking for the best place to set up to…

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C&C Revisited: Ian aka Fides Rex

“Don’t compare yourself to anyone. I think that’s what hurts a lot. You compare yourself to other people’s work and seeing dope shit that other people did. You gotta give it up to them and create your own stuff. Just don’t give up and don’t compare yourself to anyone else. It’s not healthy. Compare yourself…

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LIVE from Unfiltered SD with Cehryl

This is a special episode from our event, Unfiltered SD, where we had the honor of having artist and musician, Cehryl, grace our stage and sit down with us for a fireside inspired Coffee & Convos after her performance. This was the first introduction to a LIVE podcast concept we want to create and launch officially…

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Jam Zumel

“The more we found pairing food and light drinks as another gateway to empathy and conversation, the easier it got. We figured, why not put ourselves in an environment where we can flourish on the experience of connection? And why not do it big in a way where we can actually help the community find…

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Gary Ware

“If you have numerous amounts of joy instances, that happens more often than not, ultimately you will be happier and that will lead to more creativity, life satisfaction, and more work productivity. Essentially when you’re experiencing joy, you’re actually playing! And it isn’t necessarily being playful, it’s more of a mindset, and the cool thing…

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Unfiltered SD 2018 Event Recap

We are so overwhelmed with how amazing our community is! Check out our event recap from this past Saturday’s Unfiltered SD Event, August 11th, captured by Christian Apolonio, our awesome photographer! We could not have done it without all of our wonderful sponsors including Sandbox Venue, MeKa Coffee, and CORE Water. And of course the…

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Del of Whisky Locker

“If you make that small gesture just to show that you genuinely care, people make it back. And it’s an ongoing thing that’s not just between you guys, but now they feel better and they’ll show that to somebody else. And we create this community with people who genuinely care about each other.” Del is…

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