In this part 4 of 4, Tom Root shares advice on adapting your culture…find a purpose. He shares how they orient and work with 500 part-timers over the holiday rush. And he discusses how open book management, the Zingerman processes/recipes all contribute to lean-like practices. Continue reading Culture, Purpose, Part-Timers, and Lean
Learn how to give your team the information they need to truly become engaged and empowered in this part 2 of 4 with Tom Root. He’s Managing Partner, Zingmerman’s Mail Order and continuous improvement leader and creator of a business maker space called Maker Works in Ann Arbor, MI.
ZingTrain shares in this 10 webinar replay how they have created a system to facilitate change in their organization. This system makes sure it’s in alignment with the great vision and purpose, gives it a process to test, implement, and communicate to the team/community. Continue reading Biz Deep Dive 10 Bottom Line Change
What? For real? Most of the time, I believe most of think “effective” and “performance review” don’t belong together. The team at ZingTrain share, through this webinar, their thoughts on ways to improve on this procedure that both managers and their employees dread. Continue reading Biz Deep Dive 9 Effective Performance Reviews
This post continues our ZingTrain webinar replays. This is the beginning of the 2nd series that I’ve called, Building a Great Team.
The first recording has a crazy echo and we won’t replay it here. The 2nd webinar is called 8 Terrific Tips to Tune up Your Team. If you find your team is experiencing the following, then you need to listen for some great ideas to help solve them:
- Productivity is down
- Energy seems flat
- Interpersonal tension is up
- “Fun” isn’t a word you’d use to describe coming to work
Go to the Business Deep Dive page to see a list of all the series and the show replays under each of them. If you click on the links provided you will find slides and ZingTrain notes. Continue reading Business Deep Dive 6 and 7 Building a Great Team