20 wishes for Cooperative Leaders in 2020

2020. The New Year. The New Decade.  With the New Year here there is a buzz around —  how do we make lasting shifts, transform, and grow this 2020? At Round Sky, we talk a lot about power flows and patterns. How do we shift those power flows and the patterns...

3 Collective Decision-Making Pitfalls to Avoid

 Decision making is such an important part of our teams and of life. We make decisions all the time! Some of us take these actions quickly, snapping our fingers and heading off in the direction of our choosing. Others take longer to deliberate, examining every factor...

7 Solutions for Accountability in Cooperation

Accountability. It’s a topic that comes up over and over again in our cooperatives, non-profits, organizing spaces, and even relationships. So, how do we support each other with clarity, care, and movement toward accountability? Well, often, you can integrate...

10 Keys to Collaborative Leadership In Action

  Erica Buswell is the VP of Programs at Maine Farmland Trust and she is one of our most recent graduates of the Cooperative Leadership Certification Program. Maine Farmland Trust is a member-powered statewide organization that protects farmland, supports...