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All Unpolished Posts

Peas and Peace

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/photo-1546339434-7bd2a071eab6-e1579549437973.jpeg Peas and Peace “Peas are SO yucky!” my 3 year old screams as ...
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Turbulence

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/photo-1529692396080-ebaed225d7db-e1576015517643.jpeg Turbulence Kara and I boarded the plane mid-way through the pilot’s introduction. He ...
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Making Myself a Priority

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/photo-1477332552946-cfb384aeaf1c.jpeg Making Myself a Priority In October, through the sales of our Familia Bracelet, ...
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Oh India

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/photo-1519802772250-a52a9af0eacb.jpeg Oh India “It’s tough” “Your senses will be overwhelmed” “It’s crazy” These were ...
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Privilege

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Untitled-design-14.jpg Privilege A couple of weeks ago, I was driving away from dropping my ...
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We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Untitled-design-15.jpg "We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike" —Maya Angelou I ...
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Not Good Enough

About the Unpolished SeriesThe Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders.https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Untitled-design-16.jpgNot Good Enough I have been in countless conversations with women thinking about joining the Threads ...
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Ripple

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. Ripple Marla is the leader of a women’s cooperative in Guatemala that creates some ...
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Speaking My Truth, part 2

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Untitled-design-18.jpg Speaking My Truth, Part 2 (Read Part 1 here about my dramatic encounter ...
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Expectations – yet another direct sales golden nugget 

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Untitled-design-19.jpg Expectations - Yet Another Direct Sales Golden Nugget We’ve been getting bids on ...
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Speaking My Truth, part 1

About the Unpolished SeriesThe Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders.https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Untitled-design-20.jpgSpeaking My Truth, Part 1 Years ago, I made a commitment to use my privilege to ...
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A Plug for Direct Sales

About the Unpolished SeriesThe Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders.https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Untitled-design-21.jpgA Plug for Direct Sales“I don’t want to sell to my friends and family.”      ...
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Speak Up

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Untitled-design-22.jpg Speak Up A few weeks ago, I was speaking on a panel at ...
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Waiting for Hayes

About the Unpolished SeriesThe Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders.https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Untitled-design-23.jpgWaiting for HayesI didn’t know this before the birth of my son, Hayes, but I’ve been ...
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My New Business Partner

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Untitled-design-24.jpg My New Business Partner I absolutely love being a mom. All the things ...
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Accountability & our Family Value – Right Now

About the Unpolished SeriesThe Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders.https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Untitled-design-25.jpgAccountability & our Family Value - Right NowI’m sitting in an exec meeting and Kerstin, our ...
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Part of the Fair Trade Federation

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Untitled-design-26.jpg Part of the Fair Trade Federation We were accepted into the Fair Trade ...
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Unconscious bias and our Artisan Partners

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Untitled-design-27.jpg Unconscious Bias and our Artisan Partners My awareness of my unconscious bias started ...
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The Unpolished Beginning

About the Unpolished Series The Unpolished article series is a collection of words, thoughts, and musings from the Threads Worldwide founders. https://threadsworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Untitled-design-28.jpg The Unpolished Beginning Since about May I've been in a serious conversation looking ...
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