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How to Make a Sustainable First Impression

If your organization sponsors a conference or if you’re an exhibitor, your values are on display. It’s your chance to show who you are, what you do, and why you do it. Can you really afford to mess that up? Learn how to make a lasting impression with eco-friendly promotional products.

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CEO Corner: 10th Annual Celebration of Success for the WBDC-Minnesota

Last Thursday evening, March 3, 2016, I had the opportunity to attend the 10th Annual Celebration of Success for the WBDC-Minnesota and the WBDC 30th Anniversary Fireside Chat. It was a wonderful event hosted at the University of Minnesota Alumni Center, Memorial Hall, honoring the achievements of local women business owners from Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, South Dakota and North Dakota. 

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A Night with Badass Changemakers at #SBCReception

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Sustainable Business Council’s #SBCReception. The event was hosted by Steve Glenn, Chair of the Board of the SBC and CEO of LivingHomes, at his LivingHome in Santa Monica. Over 70 people attended and together, we spent a cozy evening making friends and manifesting our missions.

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14 Female Pioneers You Need to Know

Last Friday, Lisa Jaster became the third woman - and first mother - to graduate from Army Ranger school. 

Here at Relan, we are especially proud: Jaster is not only a trailblazer in her field, but she was also a classmate of our president, Kari's, at West Point! 

Jaster's accomplishment got us to thinking:

Who are other female pioneers in male-dominated industries?

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Inspiring Advice from 8 Female Social Entrepreneurs

As fellow entrepreneurs, we love nothing more than getting together with other women who are crushing it in their fields and creating success on their own terms. And that is exactly what we had the opportunity to do at the Sustainable Business Council LA (SBCLA) Game Changer event for women. 

The event was held at Expert Dojo, a Santa Monica co-working and event space for entrepreneurs, and the attendee list was stacked with inspiring women who are leaving their mark on the world.

We sipped drinks from Mama Chia as we listened to the keynotes, and even gave away a few of our own products. Did we mention the event was also hosted on Periscope, where attendees from more than five countries tuned in? 

The highlight of the night was the inspiring advice from women who are shaking up their industries.

From practical business tips to words of encouragement to keep pushing forward, take a look at what these women social entrepreneurs have to say about business, life, and choosing yourself:

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