Eleven Leadership Lessons from the Co-operative Model

Forget the caricature that all co-ops are crunchy granola communes. The co-operative business model is found in all sectors from large financial institutions and global retailers to funeral co-ops, communications firms, health clinics, day cares and book stores. Collectively, Canadian co-operatives and credit unions boast 18 million memberships and an asset size of $330 billion – yes,Continue reading “Eleven Leadership Lessons from the Co-operative Model”

First Impressions

No matter how you slice it, first impressions matter. In fewer than 15 seconds you have already formed an opinion about me, my page, and the information it conveys. More importantly, your first impression acts as a filter for any additional information you receive about me. If the first impression is good, our future interactionsContinue reading “First Impressions”