Excerpted from The Conscious Creative by Kelly Small ©2020 Kelly Small. Published by House of Anansi Press www.houseofanansi.com
Jumping into action I’ve always loved manifestos: compact packets of concentrated inspiration dripping in idealism and dreamy declarations of possibility. Inspirational and encouraging as manifestos are, they also tend to conclude before giving readers any practical next steps to realize the messages they espouse. While providing an outline of the “how” may not bea manifesto’s job, its absence can mean that even the most widely shared texts can lose momentum before their values are implemented.
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Revolut has been making quite the impression as a way for people to exchange money and collect ecommerce payments without the hassle of inflated exchange rates and outdated money-sending services. It's a wonderful app which allows business payment solutions, including features for sending and accepting international transfers, as well as the ability to issue physical and virtual cards for your business. Not only that, but the popular company provides a tool called the Revolut Gateway for WooCommerce, a plugin that integrates with your online WooCommerce store and gives you a wide variety of benefits such as lower fees and a speedy checkout process.
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We spoke to Paola Masperi, founder of both charity Mayamiko Trust and ethical womenswear label Mayamiko. The charity behind the brand trains disadvantaged people in Malawi and other parts of Africa in creative and transferable skills like tailoring, and then supports them to use those skills through business and finance education workshops and micro-financing.
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We spoke to Kevin Garcia, co-founder and co-CEO of Karst Stone Paper (who’ve just launched a beautiful new website: take a gander!). After encountering stone paper while travelling in Asia, he figured out a way to turn it into beautiful, sustainable stationery.
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We spoke to Jean-Pierre Mastey, founder of CORPUS Naturals. With nearly two decades of experience in skincare, he’s harnessed the latest advancements in natural chemistry to create fully natural deodorants.
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We spoke to Kali Gordon, founder of Project Full. An architect by trade, she’s hoping to spread the message of mindfulness with her organic meditation cushions.
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