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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…
Sales is the Lifeblood of Your Business

Shop Improvement Series: Sales is the Lifeblood of Your Business

Lately, I've been trying to avoid Facebook as much as I can. I'm not sure if you have noticed or not, but I don't comment or post as frequently in the groups as I used to. Not that I don't value the "fun" that Facebook brings, but frankly I…
Pump Up Customer Experiences

Pump Up Customer Experiences

I've been speaking to a lot of decorated apparel industry shops lately, and it seems like a good number are on the way back to being busy. A few have spoken to me that they never closed, some are about 75% to their seasonal normal for this…
Why Should Anyone Do Business With You?

Why Should Anyone Do Business With You?

Ask yourself, "Why should anyone do business with you?" I'm serious. Because if you can't answer that question, you are doomed. Plus, your answer can not contain anything about: Price Customer Service Quality Here's why. If your answer…
Shirt Lab St. Louis Another Melt Your Brain Event

Shirt Lab St. Louis - Another Melt Your Brain Event

It is official.  Shirt Lab St. Louis was an amazing success. One of the most interesting takeaways from Shirt Lab St. Louis was the fact that I was awestruck by the tremendous amount of expert knowledge not only in the room but being delivered…
Discipline Starts with Me

Discipline Starts With Me

How is the level of your discipline when it comes to your work? What about your employees? The first step in learning to get more accomplished every day is realizing that you are accountable for your own actions. Don't like what's going…