How to Build a Business and a Marriage in Quarantine

By |July 30th, 2020|

Would you rather have to listen to your spouse conduct a 4th zoom meeting for the day or conduct your 4th zoom meeting of the day?  Would you rather stare at your spouse’s desk collection of dirty water cups and coffee mugs or build a wall partition so you can happily ignore it.  Sheltering in place has forced many people to spend more time than ever with their partners. Gone are the evenings of [...]

What We’re Watching, Reading, Watching, Shopping, and Listening to in July

By |July 23rd, 2020|

We are so excited about our monthly round-up of incredible content being created by members of the BIPOC community. From books on our TBR (to be read) list to fashion designers we’re eyeing, we want to make sure that those who catch our attention are also on your radar!  What are you following/loving/shopping/reading and listening to? Share the love by telling us in the comments! Shopping  We are dazzled by the vibrancy of Lauren [...]

How to Brew Coffee at Home Like a Pro

By |July 16th, 2020|

Raise your hand if you lost your favorite coffee shop during the nationwide stay home orders? Even if it was just temporary, those realities forced a lot of people to seek at-home options for a lot of daily desires: entertainment, meals, and, yes, our sacred, beloved coffee.  So if you started to get the hang of home brewing during the shutdowns and enjoyed the savings and experimentation, here are some suggestions for leveling up [...]

3 Birthday Looks for Any Occasion

By |July 9th, 2020|

It’s our birthday and we are ready to paaaaaarty! With you.  This month we will celebrate our 11th birthday. That’s right, we’re officially business pre-teens. And while we’d love to have a sleepover with bad 80’s movies and popcorn, this year we will be blowing out our candles with a week-long sale. Every 24 hours we’ll be dropping a surprise discount. 7 DAYS! 7 DEALS! Each only lasts one day so you’ll have to [...]

10 Ways 10 Days Sseko Social Challenge

By |July 2nd, 2020|

There’s something to be said about a great piece that can go with everything. And we love to see the way our customers and Fellows mix it up. So right now we are doing a “10 Ways 10 Days” challenge to see how far your creativity goes.  You only need to own one Sseko item to participate. We want to see how you can take a single item and make it stylish in ten [...]

3 Ways to Innovate in Business During a Crisis

By |June 25th, 2020|

Covid-19 has deeply and profoundly disrupted the lives of most people all around the world. It has affected the way that we do most things including the way we spend money, engage in our communities, and participate in our economy.  As a result, many businesses have unfortunately shut down, suspended operations temporarily, or have been forced to pivot their entire model of doing business to stay alive and relevant amidst current circumstances.   [...]

He for She: Celebrating Father’s Day with Stories of Supportive Guys

By |June 18th, 2020|

Dad, Daddy, Dada, Papa, Pops…. No matter what you call him, the sentiment is the same.  He’s the guy who celebrates your successes, pushes you to your potential, and cheers you on every step of the way.  Father’s Day is this Sunday and it has us thinking about dear old dad and all the other incredible men in our lives. No matter if it’s your dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, cousin, friend, or neighbor, things [...]

Together Coffee: Sseko’s Fairly-traded, Small-batch Coffee with Impact

By |June 11th, 2020|

We’re so proud to have officially launched Together Coffee!  Sseko Designs was founded under a mango tree in Uganda. There were many late nights spent tinkering with sandal designs and dreaming about a bright future for this business we were building. Our big ideas were fueled by Ugandan coffee, which was the most delicious we’d ever tasted. Little did we know that we’d return to that very drink to move Sseko into the next [...]

To Our Beloved Community

By |June 5th, 2020|

To Our Beloved Community:  As a leader of a company that exists to create community and opportunity for ALL women, it is imperative to me that our community knows the heart and beliefs of the leadership of this company.  We believe that Black lives matter.  They matter in Uganda and they matter in Ethiopia and they matter in the United States of America. They matter. Full stop.  A core belief at Sseko Designs is [...]

7 Clues a Direct Sales Company is Right for You

By |May 28th, 2020|

Direct sales, MLM, pyramid scheme… You’ve heard all the names, rumors, and horror stories… so have we.  While there are definitely some companies that have taken advantage of people, we don’t want the fear of the unknown to keep you from taking advantage of an incredible opportunity to be your own BOSS, earn an income, and create incredible impact.  We want to share some of the pitfalls to stay away from [...]

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