Monthly Archives: November 2021

General Manager Perspectives of the Past Year

By |2022-01-21T12:17:24-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

Anyone who has worked in a grocery store in the past two years has seen and been through a lot. Among that cohort, co-op general managers have faced a unique set of challenges. Here's what three GM's had to say about their experiences of 2021.

Meet Dana Tomlin

By |2022-01-21T12:15:22-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Columinate is proud to welcome Dana Tomlin as a new consultant. Dana is a resourceful leader with extensive independent grocery experience, and as a consultant, she plans to utilize her experience and expertise to help organizations and stores both plan for the future and improve day-to-day operations.

How to Facilitate Board Meetings

By |2021-12-08T11:03:41-05:00November 9th, 2021|

Your board’s culture is established, in large measure, by the way board meetings are facilitated. Here are some key tips for facilitating board meetings that will create strong decisions and a board culture your co-op can be proud of.

Announcing: Mighty Community Markets, presented by Jeanie Wells.
Comprehensive, accessible training for small grocery stores.