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Thoughts on… where we are going I’ve decided to totally embrace “Small Is Beautiful”, a philosophy and way of life brought to us by the British economist E. F. Schumacher. The phrase “Small Is Beautiful” came from his teacher Leopold Kohr, and is often used to champion small, appropriate technologies that are believed to empower people […]


We all love applause a dammed lot more than we like criticism. But to paraphrase Kipling, if we can treat those two imposters just the same… The thing is, while applause is great it’s often criticism which is more useful… as long as it’s focused on the problem. But I think I speak for just […]


I know I was zigging while everyone else was zagging, but when I started this business in the summer of 2005 I had a vision that we would have a string of baker-owned bakeries. The idea was that each baker would be given shares in the business at whatever outlet they ran, but we would […]