We build the Brag Basket together

The Brag Basket is our tradition of sharing. Together, we build something meaningful.

NWBG magazine basket class
Basket makers working together.
Photo (CC) by Steve Lospalluto

The basket is always free and open all weekend, this one Jan 20-22, 2012. Have some good news this week? Put it in the Brag Basket.

Don’t hold back because of that word, “brag.” When you hold back, you hide your good news and accomplishments that might inspire others. Even though I call this the Brag Basket, it’s not really about bragging. It’s about sharing.

What can you do in the Brag Basket?

  • introduce yourself
  • share some great news from this week
  • congratulate a friend
  • laugh about something wonderful that you tried that failed
  • applaud for each other

Speak up and add yourself or another deserving soul in the comments. We all cheer, and everyone feels great. It lets you meet each other a bit. Reading each others’ stories brings us a bit closer to being a community.

How does it work? You write a comment on this post.

This is not an ad. (I delete the ads.) It’s a conversation with friends. So jump in. And remember to cheer for each other.

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  1. says

    Hats off to the 19 Made in Montana producers wanting to put their best feet forward at the upcoming 2012 Made in Montana Marketplace. They came together in Great Falls, Montana, January 15, for a free workshop focused on booth design and product pricing. Cindy Kittredge, folk arts and market development specialist at the Montana Arts Council, presented the workshop. MAC is a contributing partner with the City of Great Falls in March’s two-day trade show of Made in Montana producers. More on MAC and its training programs can be found at http://www.art.mt.gov and more about the Marketplace can be found at http://greatfallsmt.net/events/madeinmontana/
    Thanks for providing the Brag Basket!
    Paul Lloyd-Davies
    Marketplace Coordinator

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  3. says

    Paul, that’s a great story! Thanks for sharing, and cheers to the 19 producers who participated!

    Tom, welcome back! Always good to see you supporting small businesses in small towns.