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CYOP #58 - The Art of Collaboration + Understanding Your Place in the Market with Rich Arentzen of AO Glass

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CYOP #58 - The Art of Collaboration + Understanding Your Place in the Market with Rich Arentzen of AO Glass

Today's show brings me to the Burlington, Vermont hot shop (or blown glass factory) of AO Glass to interview Owner and General manager Rich Arentzen, who has been in the glass blowing industry for decades. During the interview, I learned more about how he got started as a glass blower and just how winding his career path has been. We also talked a lot about the importance of reaching out to others—even if it’s a little scary—and why craft, community, collaboration and financial sustainability have to come together to maintain a successful business...

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