This artists' cooperative has been around since 1988. It makes perfect sense for a group of artists to share the task of marketing their art cooperatively.
Even better, the concept can be implemented by many other solopreneurs. Independence is the number one motivation for becoming self-employed. By marketing your products or services cooperatively, you can share the cost and still maintain your independence.…Continue
Posted on November 27, 2018 at 12:07pm
This week, I attended a resource meeting at the Stonebridge Country Club. Not once, but twice, I found myself listening to people explaining to other people what worker cooperatives are so I didn't have to. You can't buy this stuff for money. This is what happens when you show up consistently, making connections and making friends.
My job is to explain something that is unfamiliar to most people. When people begin to do my job for me, I think I have reached a milestone. It didn't…Continue
Posted on September 7, 2018 at 2:30pm
Soon there will be more freelancers, contract or on-demand workers than traditionally employed workers. That presents some significant challenges, but there are solutions: Worker cooperatives.
Posted on April 16, 2018 at 2:33pm