Without empathy, can there be a sixth principal?

In this last post of the workshop, I will mix a little of the personal and professional as I ponder the three different kinds of empathy and how they might apply to the cooperative community within the context of the sixth cooperative principle: “cooperation among cooperatives.” I grew up on a farm in Iowa whereContinue reading “Without empathy, can there be a sixth principal?”

Three resources for better writing

I began to learn to write at Loras College, a small Liberal Arts, Catholic college in Dubuque, Iowa. I became literate about 12 years earlier in grade school; but I did not learn to write. Perhaps one of the most important things I learned is that I will never finish learning how to write. ThereContinue reading “Three resources for better writing”