We're No Stinkin' Outlaws — entrepreneurial

| Danielle Vincent

Why we need your help in leading this Outlaw gang (and we're givin' out a hefty bounty to boot)!

I often say that we have a very democratic soap company. We take so much guidance on product quality, values, and development from our customers (like YOU!). And Lord knows, I appreciate it. In so many circumstances, it's our customers who help us make right decisions about products, figure out...

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| Danielle Vincent

Will Smith, Work, and Dedication... and how I woke up at 4AM so I could drive to Gilroy and back before my conference today.

β€œThe only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is I'm not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be out-worked, period. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me, you might be all of those things you got it on me in nine categories. But if we get on the treadmill together, there's two things: You're getting off first, or I'm going to die." - Will Smith This morning was pretty rough. I went to bed obscenely early (8ish) last night so I could wake up at 4 in the morning and drive an hour and a half from San Francisco to Gilroy, where the UNFI Distribution Center is. I'm in San Francisco at an all hands meeting for Mozilla, my contract job. Yep, I totally still have another job, even though we...

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| Danielle Vincent

Fire in the Hole explosively awesome campfire soap: Inspired by friends, whiskey, explosions, and good times

The first attempt at making Fire in the Hole soap came on a weekend in May. I know this very specifically, because I wasn't camping that weekend, and it was our annual May Trip. We had planned on going camping with friends -- one of those crazy weekends of drinking and shooting and lighting things on fire --Β but it was our first year of Outlaw Soaps, and small business ownership being what it is, we couldn't see to drag ourselves away for the day-long drive to meet our friends in an obscure corner of the Mojave.

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| Danielle Vincent

Entering our fourth year of business - Holy Cow.

I'm not gonna lie to you... the past couple weeks have been pretty tough on my l'il ol' heart. I can't even particularly tell you a good reason why. Just, like, yanno, we moved to Colfax, raised all that money through the Kiva loan, had our grand soapening, got those huge Autry and Bravo Farms orders, and now...

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