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COOPERATIVES | The Classic AGM …

By Kyle White | © Co-operatives First | Part 4 – The Classic AGM > A familiar, time-tested indicator of engagement in the co-op sector is the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Second tier co-ops (co-operative of co-operatives), like Federated Co-op Limited … Continue reading

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COOPERATIVES | Channels for Engagement …

By Kyle White |© Co-operatives First | Part 3 – Create Platforms and Channels for Engagement > The online stock photo retailer, Stocksy United has an online platform for their members. It fits because their members are around the globe (65+ … Continue reading

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COOPERATIVES | Organizational Engagement …

By Kyle White | May 09, 2018 © Co-operatives First Part 2 – Organizational Engagement > In young or smaller co-operatives, organizational engagement is often taken for granted. In this case, there tends to be a core group of individuals … Continue reading

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COOPERATIVES | What the Heck is Membership Engagement?

By Kyle White | May 09, 2018 © Co-operatives First Part 1 – What the heck is Membership Engagement? Defining member engagement for a specific organization is often tricky. It can also be hard to measure. But defining member engagement … Continue reading

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WAYFINDERS | Why Co-operatives? …

“Co-operatives offer a solution to the economic challenges of our times no matter whether we are talking goods & services, or both. They give people control of the businesses they are closest to – whether they shop at them, work at them, or supply them. ” Continue reading

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COOPERATIVES: The 7th Principles.

COOPERATIVES | The 7th Principles – I have been blessed with the opportunity to serve two emerging cooperative efforts, both also serving the social enterprise envelop as well. One is co-led by my friend, colleague and fellow-traveller Randal Adcock who … Continue reading

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Wayfinders Cooperative: Local Economics

WAYFINDERS COOPERATIVE ® | Supporting Small Businesses | Often small businesses are owned and operated by family members; a cost efficient way to run and sustain the cash flow during the start-up phase. Small business pay close attention to the … Continue reading

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