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T-shirts Don't Care Who Prints Them

T-shirts Don't Care Who Prints Them

  T-shirts. There they are. Stacked up on that cart. Or maybe you prefer a table. Dozens of them. Hundreds. Thousands, maybe. And there are even more still in the boxes. What's that sound? Beep, Beep, Beep. It's the sound…
Automagically Problem Solve - Marshall Atkinson

Automagically Problem Solve

  Today I want to talk about what it takes to “Automagically Problem Solve”. Does it sound too corny? I made up that phrase last year during a conversation and it stuck with me. It sounded then like a good blog article title…

The Pertinent Negative

In our shops we are always inundated with questions.  How much for this?  What about that?  Can you design me something for my event?  Always with my favorite instruction, “Just do something cool!” Sometimes, there are challenges from…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

All Eyes Are On You - Shop Management Leadership Basics

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  Probably most people think that being hired or promoted as a manager in a shop means that you are in charge of a series of tasks or outcomes, or even an entire “department”; but in truth the cold, honest fact is that your main…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

Leading Your Horses to Water

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You know the old saying, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink”?  Lately, I’ve been reflecting on that adage and how it relates to personnel development.  People aren’t computers, either.  We can’t just…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

Quality Control - The Art of Proofing T-shirt Printing

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Every job that you produce in your shop will need to undergo some basic scrutiny to determine if it’s ok to print.  After your press operator sets up the job, the next step has to be getting someone to ok the job so it’s ready to run. …