Kristen’s Cookies Revisited

Back when I was in graduate business school, my Operations 101 class explored the Harvard case study of a woman named Kristen who was starting a bakery. Kristen's Cookie Company was designed to teach students about capacity, bottlenecks and throughput so we could build streamlined manufacturing processes. After business school, I backslid into journalism, so I … Continue reading Kristen’s Cookies Revisited

Buttercup Joins Popclectic Market at Artclectic, Oct. 21

One of my favorite annual events, Artclectic at University School of Nashville, is coming up, October 19-21. In recent years, there's been a new feature of the weekend, Popclectic, a pop-up market of artisans and craftspeople. Popclectic is a highlight of Artclectic for families with young kids. I have found irresistible and zany treasures—including a … Continue reading Buttercup Joins Popclectic Market at Artclectic, Oct. 21