Tag Archives: Good things

The Revolution Begins

The first two times I visited the Occupy Seattle protests, I walked through, smiled at people, and read the signs. I listened and absorbed what was happening around me. Both of those times were during daylight hours, and things seemed … Continue reading

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Good News of July 18

Each day arrives with its own mixed bag of challenges and joys. We grow from one, we celebrate the other. One pokes at us for action, for reflection, the other reminds us to celebrate the moment, embracing it into our … Continue reading

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A Need for Story-Telling

Blessed with an opportunity to present on Internal Culture as part of a panel on Building Loyalty at the Co-Op Network’s THiNK11 Conference, I soaked up inspiration like a sponge. Did you know that Credit Unions for Kids raised more than … Continue reading

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What makes an employee great?

I’ve been wondering about the title question for awhile.  It’s easy to say that a great employee is one who is engaged in the work and brings some good qualities to the table… but what about the ways to help … Continue reading

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Change starts from within

When I was a kid, I wasn’t really interested in changing the world.  To me, “the world” covered about 10 square miles, and it seemed pretty perfect.  My family had a home near a lake where we could swim in … Continue reading

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Experiencing a Co-Opapalooza

This weekend, I went to Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union‘s Co-Opapalooza.  What an inspired event!  Even being in the co-operative movement by way of a credit union, a member of a food co-op, REI, and public radio, I hadn’t realized the … Continue reading

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