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  • Kristin Pedemonti

    I've learned that when we share our own vulnerabilities it allows others to see our common humanity and they are more likely to help us. Thank you for affirming this thought. Best of luck to you!!!! And thanks for sharing part of your journey!

  • Susanna Porter

    I love this -- both the idea & the company doing it. I just signed up for a class in SF. Don't give up, ladies!!

  • Valerie C

    You guys are wonderful. Excited to follow along on this journey!

  • NavarroFlorence

    Jess and Erin. Great initiative! I started a project collecting stories of 'failure in social enterprises' a while ago and I always get excited when daring entrepreneurs share their downs. It's so reassuring and helpful to others going through similar experience! I'll be reading your blog regularly, and... can't wait to have Dabble offer classes in DC once you overcome the current challenges. Best of luck

  • wahimom

    I'd love to follow the blog, but when I click the link I get a malware warning.

    • Jess Lybeck

      Which link? I'll look into it. Both work fine for me!

      • wahimom

        This one.

  • Becky Neale

    As someone taking the first steps in setting up their own business, its great to hear about the challenges you're facing - amazing food for throughout

    • Jess Lybeck

      Good luck with your business! It's an amazing fulfilling thing.

  • agoodworkszgmail

    I so love this. I often think of this with my friends and when I read eveyones facebook pages. I wonder where is reality?

      • agoodworkszgmail

        OMG! This is the best article. I am sending it to ...not only my family but my friends. Finally an explanation that makes sense and makes me laugh!
        And... I love your company Dabble! I am sending that out too.... I live in LA so thinking about how I can support Dabble. Great Job Girls!
        " The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly: who errs... if he fails at least fails while daring greatly." Theodore Roosevelt

  • Nate Bagley

    This is so radical. I hope you start a trend. What a great learning opportunity for all of us... and what a great way to build loyalty with your users. Mad props!

    • Jess Lybeck

      We're learning a ton ... that's for sure. Thanks for your support Nate!

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really cool you're doing this. I wish more businesses were this way. I think if you serve people, you should just be open about what you're doing and why.

    • Jess Lybeck

      Thanks Alessandra. It's tough to expose your underbelly, but we think the positives far outweigh the negatives.