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Track Your Monthly Expenses – Applied Digital Skills from Google. How to Go From Product Conception to Manufacturing: A Step-by-Step Guide. Every product we use in our daily lives was once just an idea. From your smartphone to your smart speakers, it took people with the confidence and resources to take a dream of these products and turn it into a reality.

Whether your goal for your product is to keep your company relevant, turn a large profit, or something to stir up the market, you won’t achieve these goals if you rush through the process, get lazy, or cut corners. The evolution of brainstorming a new idea to bringing a product to market can seem drawn out and daunting, which is why it’s important to narrow down the steps you’ll need to take to go from product conception to manufacturing. Step 1: Product Concept This is where you’ll form your plan and outline of your product idea. Who is our target audience? Step 2: Research It’s crucial to your product concept that you and your team research the current demands and any similar or competing products that may be already on the market. How is yours better? Step 3: Design.

We Are All Related: Indigenous Knowledge Reaffirmed by Digitized Tree of Life. It looks like a Venn diagram on meth, or the jagged skyline of an exotic city in another dimension. Given its content, it could contain both. The newly mapped out, comprehensive Tree of Life, compiled by a team of researchers from 11 institutions, unintentionally validates the traditional indigenous worldview that we are all related. This time, science has digitally mapped out the Tree of Life, showing 2.3 million of the tens of millions of species that are known to exist on Earth. The tree traces life back 3.5 billion years, when life is thought to have started on this planet, to shine a light on our common origins. It is of course nothing new to Indigenous Peoples, whose traditional knowledge through millennia, regardless of cultural differences, has held that animals and all other creatures are our sisters and our brothers.

RELATED: Our Brothers and Sisters: 5 Sacred Animals and What They Mean in Native Cultures From Leapin' Lizards to Walking Sharks: 5 More Species Identified in 2013. CENSORED NEWS: Apache invite Europeans for global resistance gathering at Oak Flat March 2016. The 6 Scary Truths About Becoming an Entrepreneur. There's a haunting, scary, messy truth about being an entrepreneur. Those who dream about entrepreneurship think about the freedom of being able to chase big dreams, the thrill of building empires and the joy of making a mark on the world by doing something better than any other person in a field has yet done. There’s something to all this. Entrepreneurship is indeed fun, rewarding and freeing. But there’s a back side to entrepreneurship that nobody likes to talk about much. Related: The Hard Truth of Entrepreneurship: You Will Suffer 1. I wanted to be my own boss, just like millions of other entrepreneurs.

Awesome businesses are built by listening to the people who make the business entity run. 2. So many new entrepreneurs have grandiose visions of making huge amounts of money. When you find a person who can take your empire to the next level, you will be the first to give up your own paycheck to hire them because that’s what entrepreneurship is about. 3. 4. 5. 6. Home - SirollI Institute. 2013: The Year of Social Merchandising. How brands are using the evolutionary line of social media to social marketing to social merchandising to influence their customers.

As social media has evolved as a channel, brands and retailers have come to use it to connect with their customers in a wide variety of ways. As a result, what used to be considered a single category of activities - "social media" - has become much more specialized according to how a brand is putting social to work to drive a particular aspect of the business.

All the various definitions of social media and its implications could be (and often are) debated for pages and pages. But here I'm going to tackle just three of them that I believe represent a specific "evolutionary line" with respect to how brands are using this channel to influence their customers. Social Media (2007) -> Social Marketing (2009) -> Social Merchandising (2013) Social Media A massive array of tools sprang up to help companies monitor and manage these conversations. Social Marketing. About. The Hundreds is the world’s first social merchandising company. Now in its 11th year, the global brand is a 2-part lifestyle project that houses both a clothing line and online-magazine. Co-founded by Ben and Bobby Hundreds in 2003, both ends of The Hundreds incorporate our trademark attitude and personal perspective on street subculture, with an emphasis on people over product. The Hundreds apparel is inspired by LOS ANGELES LIFESTYLE / CALIFORNIA CULTURE and Southern California’s skateboarding, surf, punk, and hip-hop cultures.

The design is reminiscent of 1980s surf-culture t-shirts, independent skateboard company apparel of the 1990s, and the advent of “streetwear” at the end of the millennium. The line is comprised of graphic t-shirts, denim, wovens, fleece, outerwear, headwear, and accessories. Leonard Peltier's Message from the Penitentiary on His 71st Birthday. Critic hits Indian Market for ‘quasi-colonialism’ She'Awee by As Indigenas. Powers Of The Mind! (What we all can actually do!) Mayan Romance 'Ixcanul' Is Guatemala's Entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Children Full of Life - Important Documentary.. Very. Students' Society of McGill University Indigenizing the Academy Researcher. The goal of this project is to: i) research initiatives and governance structures of peer institutions undertaken to increase institutional accessibility and accountability to Indigenous communities, ii) research and assess initiatives undertaken at McGill, and iii) propose a working plan by which the SSMU can work with Indigenous groups on campus to lobby McGill to further implement Indigenous accountability structures and initiatives. 1) Research initiatives untaken by peer institutions to make University more accessible and accountable to Indigenous communities; 2) Compile a list of Indigenous accountability practices and structures at peer institutions, such as Indigenous Advisory Councils, Traditional Territory Acknowledgement practices, bridging programs, and Indigenous Student Councils; 3) Contact Indigenous groups at peer institutions to assess the effectiveness of University initiatives in increasing University accessibility; 6) If time permits: a.

B. Urban Brawl: Pueblo Fights Plan to Build New City Near ABQ. Urban sprawl is posing many threats to Indian country when it comes to tribal land and water rights. There is currently a plan in place to build what amounts to an entire new city west of Albuquerque. The project is called the Santolina Master Plan and it proposes to develop a reported 22 square miles, and 38,000 homes, atop what is known as the West Mesa. But opponents of the project argue the long-term effects could have very negative consequences to the water supply in the middle Rio Grande River watershed. Many tribes across the U.S. who inhabit land close to urban areas that are subject to urban sprawl are already dealing with this concern, or will inevitably be dealing with it as the U.S. population continues to expand.

The Pueblo of Isleta, which lies just a few miles south of Albuquerque along the Rio Grande, is ready to take up the fight to keep this development from emerging. Barclays has a history of buying up water rights for profit. Sakej Ward - Decolonizing the Colonizer. Mrs. Universe gets political - Power and Politics - CBC Player. Aloha from Lavaland - Official trailer. Paulo Freire Documentary Seeing Through Paulo's Glasses: Political Clarity, Courage and Humility.