Do Your Hire Children or Adults

This is part 3 with Ron Mauer. He shares the results that come from operating the business the Zingerman’s way. He also shares a couple ideas for someone wanting to change their culture and improve their employee engagement: Continue reading Do Your Hire Children or Adults

Balance 3 Bottom Lines

In this episode, Ron Mauer, Managing Partner will share why Open Book Management and the way you plan for the future could help you run a more solid business. Continue reading Balance 3 Bottom Lines

Open Book Management – 80% of the Time it Works Every Time

Final episode with Tabitha and we learn more about Open Book Management. How could your business benefit if your people understood how your organization creates value and creates a positive cash flow.

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Scott Monette: Changing the World by Creating Work

First a shout out to a listener…my mother, Connie. She listens sporadically to the show, but she tuned into my episodes with Scott and they really grabbed her attention. She was so excited what Scott is doing that she shared with her local family owned restaurant (I think they might be there everyday) the story of what Scott’s doing. They then got her into contact with their distributor who really caught on to Scott’s vision for creating work for those living with disabilities and they have now brought his wine into their area, a new market for Scott and 100% wine. So cool.

Scott was one of my first guests that I asked what challenge the world could help him with and finding new markets was one of them. Who knew it would be my mom spurring that on! That’s why you put the challenge out there.

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Kieron Hales: Family, Lean, and Failure Equal Employee Engagement

Great story of an English kid, a prodigy really, in music and cooking that has found a new family in the town of Dexter, Michigan and his business that is part of the Zingerman’s Community, Cornman Farms.

Creating a work family.
Lean and it’s importance to business and employee engagement.
The value of failure as a stepping stone to move forward. Continue reading Kieron Hales: Family, Lean, and Failure Equal Employee Engagement