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Heidi Reimer-Epp
Stationery expert, author and owner of Botanical PaperWorks, the eco-friendly paper company that makes greeting cards and promo products that grow flowers when the paper is planted
Interests: paper, stationery, organizing, strategizing, wedding invitations
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"Trees shed their leaves and are dormant before there is regrowth. What do you need to shed in order to grow?" Heidi Reimer-Epp, CEO of Botanical PaperWorks, shares how the company is growing and how letting go of their traditional stationery line made room for new opportunities. Continue reading
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Hello! There's a lot of pressure on business leaders to evolve and stay relevant in the marketplace. While slashing prices can feel like a quick and easy way to gain market share, research says we're better off using creativity as... Continue reading
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It was spring and I was looking back over journal entries from the previous June. I found a note that I'd written to myself: "You like a full life but this month was bonkers. Don't do it again.". Time has... Continue reading
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My company Botanical PaperWorks teamed up with Beeproject Apiaries to share an important message for Earth Day. Here's the case study on how they used our native species seed paper to spread the message of the importance of growing native... Continue reading
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Hello! Over on the Botanical PaperWorks Blog, I'm sharing my story of starting and growing my business. If you're wanting to take your small-scale business and grow it into something bigger, then check out the specific tips that I offer... Continue reading
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How a customer's question started us on a journey that lead to the development of Native Species Seed Paper, the first seed paper that grows habitat for endangered pollinators and insects. Continue reading
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How my faulty memory prodded me to leave my job...and eventually find my passion. Read more! Continue reading
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Kick off 2016 with some goal-setting and junk-tossing. Check out these seven articles to inspire you to make 2016 your best year ever. Continue reading
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A newbie business traveler's guide to making the most of food and drink while away on business. Four tips for a productive and fun time. Continue reading
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Last weekend during the second intermission of the opera, I emailed someone at work with an idea for YOUareAWESOMEco.com. His response the next day was "Do you ever stop thinking about work?". Yes and no. After 18 years of running... Continue reading
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I'm always excited when my company Botanical PaperWorks introduces a new product. We've recently launched a new line of seed paper that grows vegetables when you plant it. The tomato, carrot and lettuce seeds are embedded in the paper fibre.... Continue reading
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I am part of a several organizations that are currently passing the leadership baton from founding members to the next generation. The challenge facing the current leaders is great - to honor the organization’s original intent while evolving to the... Continue reading
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What's one of the best parts of running a stationery company? Product development all the way. We have amazing people here at Botanical PaperWorks who create awesome products and design. It's fun to work with them and to create stationery... Continue reading
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This month, I'm recommending some business books that will help you cut out the time-wasters, spend focused effort on the things that count and help you achieve your best life! -- BOOK: Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life... Continue reading
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This winter has been a season of illness in my family and there came a point when a break was needed. My husband and I were fortunate to spend a week in a warmer climate. With the salty seawater and... Continue reading
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I’m thrilled to announce that TWO Seed Paper Promotions won at the prestigious 2015 PPPC Image Awards in Toronto. Here I am with fellow winner Sharkie Tarakjian from Promolink who won GOLD for best self-promotion as a distributor. Botanical PaperWorks/Seed... Continue reading
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Business travel is fun, busy, energizing and sometimes tiring. Who do I want with me on these whirlwind trips? People that I enjoy being with! My frequent business travel companion is my sister-in-law Toni. On behalf of my company Botanical... Continue reading
This is the daily reading book we're using this #Advent, called "Unwrapping The Greatest Gift" by @annvoskamp #christmas #jessetree A photo posted by Heidi Reimer-Epp (@reimerepp) on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:25pm PST Coloring the final ornaments for our Jesse... Continue reading
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Photo Credit: Heidi Reimer-Epp on Instagram “You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are.” Anna Quindlen I love this quote! Life is so much more than just work and I need to be... Continue reading
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Hello autumn, good bye summer! Looking for some business books to rev up for Fall? Improve your leadership skills? Create some new habits? Here are three books that I personally recommend. 1) Multipliers How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter... Continue reading
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It was a privilege to address the University of Manitoba Extended Education Class of 2014 last night. Those were some unforgettable moments...the pre-event nerves, the energy in the room, the thrill of delivering the keynote. The room was filled with... Continue reading
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It's always fun to be on Breakfast Television. They are HUGE supporters of Manitoba businesses and it's fun to be part of the show. You can check out my segment on the Earth Day show here: Botanical PaperWorks on Breakfast... Continue reading
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It's a long weekend here in Canada and while I'll be spending a lot of my time shuttling kids to different events, I'm going to be sure to squeeze in some fun. Here's what I'll be doing: GOLF TIME: The... Continue reading
I'm working at reducing the amount of time I spend sitting (too bad my UP band keeps conking out, it tracks my steps) and this is why: Image courtesy of MedicalBillingandCoding.org Continue reading
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It's that time again - we're off to Toronto for the national convention of the Promotional Product Professionals of Canada. Imagine hundreds of extroverted sales people getting together for three jam-packed days of networking and socializing. The volume is loud,... Continue reading