Ivan Krastev’s TedTalk on Trust, Transparency & Democracy

While I’ve not blogged about my interest in politics – not partisanship- this TedTalk by political theorist Ivan Krastev hit the jackpot with me: trust, politics and how transparency is not the solution! And, it’s funny… well, some parts are funny others are daunting and a little depressing. I’ll let Mr. Krastev do the talkingContinue reading “Ivan Krastev’s TedTalk on Trust, Transparency & Democracy”

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”