INTRODUCTION It’s 5:20 on a Wednesday afternoon, Thunderstruck is blaring over the speakers inside the gym, and I’m just about to start my second set of dead-lifts when I have to stop myself from laughing out loud. Here’s what happened. I just imagined what all of these mostly macho … Read More +

You Serve People, Not Potatoes

December 10th, 2018

You serve people, not potatoes. Your clients and partners know how hard you work and how much you do for the community but what does the general public see? How will a potential partner view your organization or business if they don't know you? They're likely not looking for a … Read More +

Buy The Sharper Knives

August 24th, 2018

It’s 5:45 on a Friday night, we have company coming over in 15 minutes and I still have to prepare food for our guests. Luckily, we’ve got beautiful farm-share veggies and greens for the salad and it’ll only take me five minutes to chop the ingredients. I reach for the … Read More +

We were very excited to be approached by Brian Barber of Perfect Duluth Day, who wanted to learn a little bit more about our background in a regular segment called 'Selective Focus'. Click here to view on the PDD site. Michael Smisek is a designer and artist whose work would … Read More +

The Šek Name

January 1st, 2018

Why in the heck would we call it Šek?   Other than being able to use it in awesome phrases like, "Šek us out!" or "Šek the halls with balls of holly." there's actually a very logical reason for our unique name. To fully explain, let's start by looking inward.   … Read More +

Our Space

December 15th, 2017

If you find yourself traveling along Superior Street in Duluth, look above the Electric Fetus and you'll see our logo on the windows of the upper level. We installed them on a 20 degree day with a little help from our friends at Radiant Window Cleaning, who graciously lent us … Read More +