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1. It is hard to know which view is “more” right. There are many view that is consider to be right for the future is a view that align with the company vision. Thus, having a clear vision and where we want the company to go and be is important to selecting the right view of the future.

2. We use the power of 3 C’s, collaborative, Curious and Courageous in our groupthink. Having the right person for the job is important, thus, it’s important to bring in the appropriate stakeholders with the right skill-set are important. It’s like the flashlight on the cavern. Having a diverse set of skills allow the group to tackle the problem from multiple points to come up with better solutions.


“I thoroughly enjoyed the Good Governance Matters course offered by Co-operatives First. The course provided a solid background on governance generally and specific examples of good governance practices in co-operatives. It is uncommon to find governance training specific to co-operatives so this was refreshing.”

Janet Taylor (Corporate Secretary)

Libro Credit Union

“The Good Governance Matters Course was a valuable course. I shared it with the [Arctic Co-operatives Limited] Senior Leadership Team. If it ever comes up again, I highly recommend others to take it.”

Mary Nirlungayuk (Corporate Secretary and Vice-President, Corporate Services)

Arctic Co-operatives Limited

“The online course, Good Governance Matters was very informative, easy to navigate and discussed issues relevant to our needs as a Board of Directors. This course is a great tool for boards to build their knowledge to become strong, strategic boards.”

Lori Sanders (President)

Sherwood Co-op

“This course has greatly increased my understanding of what good governance could/should look like and how each part (boards, management, members) plays a vital role in the co-operative’s success.”


“This course was highly enjoyable, and relevant to working in not only the co-op space, but with any group that needs to make decisions.”