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Merchant Interview with Mary Albitz of Jigsaw Java

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It’s been a pleasure and honor to provide merchant services for Jigsaw Java, a unique puzzle store in Redwood City, California. Founder and owner Mary Albitz has taken her love of puzzles and created a special place that fosters community with acceptance and care. Jigsaw Java is the only Authorized US Distributor for Ben’s Puzzles, which …

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Interview with Malama Kaua’i

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I recently had the very good fortune of being interviewed on the KKCR Kaua’i Community Radio Malama Kaua’i Radio Show by Keone Kealoha, co-founder of Malama Kaua’i. The interview was conducted to feature the Green Chamber of Commerce, and share the work the Green Chamber is doing to promote sustainability, support member businesses and campaign for climate change legislation at the …

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Co-founder Alexia Marcous interviewed by 2degrees

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What a pleasure it was being interviewed by Ben Carmichael of 2degrees on my work with the Green Chamber of Commerce. A theme of the discussion was collaboration, where I shared how the GCC has partnered with Green America and B Lab to share expertise and best practices. We also talked about the Green Chamber’s membership in the American Sustainable Business Council to counter the …

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“Do One Green Thing” (Part 2)

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“Taking action” is key to fundamental change in all aspects of our lives. However, taking action to effect positive changes to protect our bodies and our environment from toxic chemicals can sometimes seem like an uphill battle. Especially when trying to effect change on the federal level. San Francisco Department of the Environment Program Director …

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Clearing Practice Reflection

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Today we’d like to share some insights from this morning’s clearing practice. The first question was ‘who or what have you been blaming?’. Our responses included: myself, for not meeting my own expectations; my family member for being distant; my romantic partner for everything. We got to see how these choices are disempowering, and cause us …

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Dharma Featured at SF EcoTuesday

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Dharma co-founders Alexia and Jeff presented at this month’s SF EcoTuesday event – and are featured in the EcoTuesday recap blog post. February’s featured speaker was Dharma Merchant Services, long time EcoTuesday friends and former Co-Ambassadors. We all huddled around to listen to father and daughter founders Jeff Marcous and Alexia Marcous as they gave …

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Featured Merchant: Soul Journey

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The SoulJourney bookstore was opened with the intention to help people on their path to knowledge, truth, and inner enlightenment. The success of this virtuous intention is celebrated this month with the 19th-year anniversary of the store. SoulJourney offers an incredible array of books, tools and handcrafts that educate and inspire heartfelt practice. The eCommerce store has …

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Dharma Featured on ISO & Agent about “Keeping Sales In-House”

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Dharma Merchant Services was featured in an article “Agent Market’s Future Dimming? Not So, Say Some ISOs” in ISO & Agent. Not all ISOs have faith in the outside sales agent model. Dharma Merchant Services does not use any outside sales agents, and that suits company President Jeff Marcous just fine. “Our attention kind of shifted …

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Co-founder Alexia Marcous Interviewed on Business Matters

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Dharma co-founder Alexia Marcous interviews with Thomas White of Business Matters. Dharma Merchant Services was founded by Alexia Marcous and her father Jeff. They wanted to create a business that brought together their spiritual practices and business experience. Dharma Merchant Service, the winner of the 2009 Green Business Leader of the Year, is committed to …

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