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GM Retirement Planning Best Practices, or How to Retire Gracefully

GM Retirement Planning Best Practices, or How to Retire Gracefully When a general manager (GM) is planning to retire, (as opposed to leaving the co-op [...]

The Rewards and Challenges of A Startup General Manager

By Stuart Reid, Melanie Reid 178 May-June 2015 The current wave of co-op openings is likely to bring as many as 60 new co-ops in [...]

Starting Off Right With Your New General Manager

Guest Panelists: Melanie Reid, GM, Just Food Co-op Terry Bowling, GM, La Montañita Co-op

Hiring and guiding a project manager/GM

When should you think about hiring? What should you look for? How to set up an accountable and empowering relationship? How to decide when hiring [...]

Hiring your first general manger

Learning objectives: can delineate the GM's duties before and after the store opens are clear on desired GM qualifications how to recruit, screen and select [...]