Coping Mechanisms & Blog

Jul 23, 2015
Learn how Zappos has bid their supervisory structure goodbye by listening to this NPR story here and reading more about it in New York Times here. Zappos is part of a growing group…
May 01, 2015
Next week, Paula Cope, President & CEO of Cope & Associates, Inc. will be teaching a Succession Planning course at The National Association of Mutual Insurance Company (NAMIC)'s Directors…
Apr 08, 2015
COPE wishes to thank community members and volunteers for a successful community meeting held in south Burlington on March 31st. Over two hundred people attended the event at Tuttle…
Mar 22, 2015
The City of South Burlington and South Burlington School District invite you to attend an upcoming Community Meeting on March 31st to share your thoughts and ideas of school concepts…
Feb 18, 2015
COPE is pleased to sponsor Vermont Stage Company's upcoming production ofSlowgirl written by Shelburne VT native Greg Pierce.  We sponsored the First Read last night that provided a…
Dec 15, 2014
COPE was recently hired to complete a survey and feasibility study for The World Court of Human Rights Project. The project is a collaborative effort of judges, lawyers, academics,…
Nov 21, 2014
COPE is pleased to announce that Paul Dickin has joined the team as a Senior Project Associate.  Paul has expertise in change management, executive coaching, strategic planning, board…
Oct 22, 2014
In the current issue of NAMIC's IN.Between, Paula Cope offers tips on establishing an effective search committee for finding your next CEO. Read about the top six things every search…
Oct 06, 2014
COPE facilitated a one-day Annual Board Meeting last week in Rutland for BROC - Community Action in Southwestern Vermont.  The purpose of the retreat was to better understand their…
Oct 01, 2014
Last month, we explored reasons to call a meeting. Here are six reasons when you shouldn't call a meeting. Don’t Call a Meeting If… The subject is about a person and better handled…