Monthly Archives: June 2020

New GMs and What They Need

By |2020-06-29T13:44:10+00:00June 24th, 2020|Develop Your Leaders|

Three Profiles: How Columinate can help new food co-op GMs   When a co-op board hires a new general manager, the directors know that there’s seldom an “ideal candidate” out there waiting. Instead, they choose the candidate who offers the best potential to meet the specific qualifications that the board has decided will advance the vision for their co-op. Since boards often realize that [...]

The Need for Intercultural Dialogue Facilitation

By |2020-06-16T15:33:15+00:00June 4th, 2020|Cultivate Your Community|

As the country rises in protest around the issue of police brutality and violence against black people in America, the need to have constructive conversations and effective dialogues with those who have differing viewpoints has never been stronger. Columinate consultant Darin Short specializes in intercultural dialogue facilitation and training, and he's been busy this summer working with a variety of organizations around the country [...]