Podcast 002 Ari Weinzweig Interview Pt 02 The 3 Cs of Organizational Design

This is the second of three episodes with Ari Weinzwieg, co-founding partner of the Zingerman’s community of businesses. Last week he talked about being creative in developing your organization and openness.

Todd Reed and Ari Weinzweig, Cofounder and partner of Zingerman's
Todd Reed and Ari Weinzweig

This week he’ll cover the 3Cs of graphic design and how they fit into organizational design.

  • Content
  • Composition
  • Contrast

Here are a few questions to ponder as you wait for the next episode.

  1. Think about your business in the terms of graphic design – Content, Composition, and Contrast. Remember, it’s not the symptoms, it’s the content of your business – the deeper level soil and root issues that will affect long-term, lasting change. How can you adapt this principle of design into your organization?
  2. That said, you can start big or small – what are some small areas you can begin to affect change in your organization?

You can get hold of Ari by emailing him at ari@zingermans.com.

Podcast 001 Ari Weinzweig Interview Pt 01 Openness in Business

I was able to spend about 5 hours interviewing 4 Zingerman’s team members live in Ann Arbor, MI in July, 2015. The first was with the man himself, Ari Weinzweig, Co-founding partner of the Zingerman’s Community of businesses.

Todd Reed and Ari Weinzweig, Cofounder and partner of Zingerman's
Todd Reed and Ari Weinzweig

This community has grown over the last 30 years to include 10 businesses, 750 employees and $55 million in revenue. He’s a manager, a writer, and speaker who loves to share his ideas on raising the energy levels in the workplace, running a more financially solid business, and creating a clear vision that will inspire your teams.

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