Ep 47 Millennial’s Perspective of Zingerman’s

Kathryn Wagner is a recent graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Marketing. She joined Zingerman’s Coffee House 5 months prior to our interview. After typing up that title for the blog/podcast, I felt kind of guilty because I only partially buy-in to the labels we give the different generations. There are characteristics. However, Kathryn in no way was here to represent a generation. She was asked 5 minutes before we interviewed to chat with me and she said yes. That all said, I did bring up  the “M” word to get her thoughts on the matter.  Continue reading Ep 47 Millennial’s Perspective of Zingerman’s

Be Intentionally Energetic and Present – Ep 46

My title is somewhat a paraphrase of what Anese Cavanaugh means when she talks about Intentional Energetic Presence. Instead of me trying to explain it, listen to this, my final repodcast of the summer. Continue reading Be Intentionally Energetic and Present – Ep 46

Business Deep Dive 04 Ari’s Beliefs on Visioning

Here we get Ari’s views on visioning, background, and thoughts on how to do it. Visioning is for business planning and personal planning.

Sit back, take some notes and start visioning a great future. Continue reading Business Deep Dive 04 Ari’s Beliefs on Visioning

Zingerman’s – An Employee’s Perspective Ep 45

This is my repodcast of my interview with Matthew Bodary, Zingerman’s Coffee Company Account Manager.

Matthew Bodary shares an employee's perspective on Zingermans
Todd Reed and Matthew Bodary at ZingTrain

He’s thoughtful and shares great insight on what it’s like to be an employee at a Zingerman’s company.

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Business Deep Dive 03 Servant Leadership

Diving into the principles of servant leadership with the ZingTrain crew. When I think of servant leadership I think humility, and putting the organization first, the team second and the individual (myself) third. Therefore, when I will look for ways to serve those around me before I consider my needs. Continue reading Business Deep Dive 03 Servant Leadership