Category: culture

Since Perfect Coffee at Home #4: From the Ground Up

This is part four of a four part series on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been up to since publishing Perfect Coffee at Home. Previous articles are listed here: Since Perfect Coffee at Home #1: Starting a Roastery and

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Since Perfect Coffee at Home #3: Remarks at the National Coffee Association

This is part three of a four part series on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been up to since publishing Perfect Coffee at Home. Previous articles are listed here: Since Perfect Coffee at Home #1: Starting a Roastery and

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Since Perfect Coffee at Home #2: Compass Coffee and a Lucky Break

This is part two of a four part series on what we’ve learned and what we’ve been up to since publishing Perfect Coffee at Home. Read the first post here: Since Perfect Coffee at Home #1: Starting a Roastery and

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On the Value of Time

Clocks in Shanghai. “Space I can recover. Time I cannot.” —Napoleon Bonaparte The Afghans thought time was relative. Not in any sort of metaphysical sense. They believed it literally, that things would happen when they happened. As the saying went

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Learning from Mistakes

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” ― George Bernard Shaw Making mistakes is a critical part of life. You don’t know the market, the terrain, the product, the technology,

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