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19 Things I Learned as the Co-Founder of a Startup

2019 may have been my biggest year yet. We officially opened the doors to The Haven Co-Working in Bend after nearly two years of envisioning, planning, recruiting, outlining our mission,…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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Remembering what healthy feels like

I just returned from a wellness retreat in Hawaii and I’m more committed than ever to The Haven Vitality and Wellness Room.* It’s been a busy few years in my life. I’ve…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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Haven Birth Story, Part 2

 “I’ve thought about opening a co-working space like this…” is one of the most frequent comments I’ve heard throughout the last year. If so many other women have thought about it,…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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Haven Birth Story, Part 1

As with all entrepreneurial ventures, The Haven was born out of a unique set of experiences over the past 20 years that led me to this moment. In particular, four…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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The problem with “GRIT”

Our newsletter uses a concept – grit – that has become problematic in some of the ways it is used. My day job is in urban education, where I am focused on…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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Haven Blog Rules

Welcome to The Haven Blog. Thank you for giving us a few minutes of your precious time. As there are plenty of blogs out there about women and mothers and entrepreneurs…

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Carrie Douglass

Haven Co-Founder

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