Startup food co-op boards have unique governance needs.The CBLD for Startups program supports start-up co-ops in both business and leadership development. Wherever you are on the development continuum, our consultants will guide you and help your group make good decisions. Ongoing support, starting early in the process increases the likelihood of ultimate success by minimizing costly mistakes, reducing burnout, maintaining focus, and improving decisions and group process.
CBLD services work with the Four Cornerstones in Three Stages model and is coordinated with work done by other CDS Consulting Co-op consultants, the Food Co-op Initiative, and the NCG Development Co-op.
CBLD for Startups includes everything in CBLD plus five bonus hours to be used during the year. Not far enough along in organizing to be ready for CBLD this year? Contact us for information about our new pilot project for group governance support for the very new and very small.
Contact Thane Joyal for more information about CBLD for Startups.
Leadership Development, Cooperative Governance, Facilitation, Member Linkage
4/29/17 - Albuquerque, N.M.
5/6/17 - Durham, NC
5/13/17 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
5/20/17 - Arlington, VA
7/8/17 - Chicago, Illinois
9/23/17 - Twin Cities, Minn./Wisc.
9/23/17 - Sacramento, California
9/23/17 - Austin, Texas
10/7/17 - Hood River, Oregon
10/14/17 - Arlington, Virginia
10/21/17 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
10/28/17 - Madison, Wisconsin [NEW DATE]
11/4/17 - Keene, New Hampshire [NEW DATE]
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