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Salt of the Earth

This post is related to Hardware for Humanity and The Yarn Barn in flamboyant opposition to money-as-the-yardstick-for-value. Now I focus on a Smash Repair Mechanics Workshop where three or four men work happily together in a business that does not advertise . 684 more words

Family Businesses

The Yarn Barn

Just around the corner from where I live in Coburg is the most comprehensive variety of woollen yarns, blends and colours in all of Australia . 371 more words

Social Ecology

Hardware for Humanity

I went to Charalambous Hardware shop on Sydney Road to get a key cut, to buy some cucumber seeds and some honey from the Charalambous family hives somewhere down on the Mornington Peninsular; Father was snoozing as old age does. 665 more words

Social Ecology

Mapping the path forward

The signs were obvious: the widening eyes and slight quiver of the lips; my mother was flustered and at a loss for words. The culprit? A simple question: “What is your child studying at university?” 945 more words

Schools That Actually Prepare You for Your Stint in a Family Jewelry Store

The more I look into jewelry businesses, the more I realize that jewelry is usually a family affair. My interest in jewelry was not spurred by a family business so I have not had the…pleasure (insert winking smiley face here) of working with any family members. 219 more words

Needed: Job for Budding Musicologist

She thought it would be a fun change to work around more glamorous people than waiters and cooks, so she wondered how she could get a job at a hair salon. 3,322 more words

Enduring ideas in business – Part 2

Read Part 1 of the post here.

I find that it’s the smaller business firm that nurtures its people by sharing knowledge, building skills and cultivating personal character. 206 more words