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Shop Improvement Series: Accelerate Your Art Department

Recently in the Shirt Lab Tribe live Q&A session on Zoom, the group discussion was focused on ways to run an Art Department better. As a former art director, I have some viewpoints on this and thought it would make a good topic for an…
Shirt Lab Summit: Why It Is Important

Shirt Lab Summit: Why It Is Important

Hopefully by now you have seen a marketing post or two about the upcoming Shirt Lab Summit that will be held completely online and for free June 1 through June 3, 2020. Our team at Shirt Lab has been working incredibly hard for the last…
It's Not What It Costs That Matters

It Is Not What It Costs That Matters

One mindset that I see constantly in the decorated apparel industry is entirely based on fear. Fear of what something costs. Hiring a new employee. Buying equipment. Attending a trade show. Trying out a new type of ink or other consumables.…
What Are You Reading?

What Are You Reading?

Recently I've been asking that question a lot it seems. "What are you reading?" Most business owners in the decorated apparel industry seem to not be reading anything. "I'm too busy", they lament. "Where do you find the time?", they say. You…
Get Off Your Butt To Finish The Year Strong

Get Off Your Butt To Finish The Year Strong

Guess what? 2019 is more than half over! How are you doing with the goals that you set back at the end of 2018? Crushing it? Almost there? Never got started? Regardless of your results, these next six months can have a tremendous impact…
Garlic for the Energy Vampire

Garlic for the Energy Vampire

For a lot of us in the decorated apparel industry, there is an overwhelming avalanche of work to do every day. You complete one task, and in a matter of mere minutes, four or five more are added to the pile. You know what I'm talking about. It…