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I moved!

I’m merging my business and personal blog now that I’m in school. This site has moved to: chaskell.wordpress.com Hope to see you there!

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In a recent interview about his new novel The Same River Twice, author Ted Mooney described learning “how to look, and how to teach people to look”: If you stand in front of an artwork of even medium value, you really have to spend some time cleaning your mind of words utterly, and just begin […]

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Business Model: New Uses For Old Things, Seed Bombs

Candy machines repurposed to vend garden seeds. Who thinks of these things?? Brilliant! Los Angeles-based Common Studio, Greenaid, has coined the term “guerrilla gardening” and is targeting many forgotten grey spaces of the urban world, including sidewalk cracks, vacant lots and parking medians. Toward that end, it has reclaimed a series of old, quarter-operated candy machines […]

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Business Model: New Uses For Old Things, Art*O*Mats

The Art*O*Mat A cool, hip new business idea, funky enough to appeal to a sophisticated crowd, yet marketable enough to eventually also convince the global masses to part with their dollars, yens and euros. So what’s it all about? Art*o*mats! Art*o*mats are retired cigarette vending machines that have been converted to vend art. Currently, there are […]

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Business Models: SoupCycles

Related to other posts on interesting business models, here is a unique “spin.” Bicycles have been used to deliver a variety of products–from groceries, farm produce and laundry. Now? Organic soup, made from locally grown produce and delivered each week to subscribers. Three soups are typically on the menu in any given week at SoupCycle. […]

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