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5 Curious Facts about Panama Hats

1. Panama Hats are handmade with toquilla straws primarily by indigenous women and in Ecuador, specifically in Cuenca and Montecristi. So it begs the question, why are they called Panama Hats? Because hats handwoven in Ecuador were exported to Panama

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Done is way better than perfect

It is surprising how many of us pursue perfection whilst grossly overlooking the idea of getting things imperfectly done. We do that not only when it comes to becoming more sustainable but also in every other aspect of our lives.

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Value Chains need to be turned upside down

We are all very familiar with value chains going from the maker to the buyer with value-added at each step. In this common scenario, the product makers tend to receive less for their work than the sellers. This approach might

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A different viewpoint on female entrepreneurship

The modern eyes of the world have always been laser-focused on a specific type of entrepreneurship. It is usually in the tech space, more often than not clustered around the US fertile ecosystem or in hyper-connected, super developed cities worldwide. 

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