Ask Your Doctor if Open Book Management is Right For You

In this, part 3 of 4, with Tom Root, he shares the benefits of using Open Book Management (OBM) in your company. Continue reading Ask Your Doctor if Open Book Management is Right For You

Radical Democratization of Financial Intelligence, Tom Root Pt 02

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. 

I completely ripped this off of the Zingerman’s website. They created it and deserve full credit.

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Middle Managers, Be the Change – Katie Frank and Zing Train Pt 02

Katie Frank is a ZingTrain consultant and trainer. In part 2 of my discussion with Katie we deep dive into what ZingTrain does, but to me it is really a discussion of some steps people can take to start making a more intentional and inspired workplace.Katie Frank, ZingTrain Consultant and Trainer Continue reading Middle Managers, Be the Change – Katie Frank and Zing Train Pt 02

OBM and Visioning – Katie Frank, ZingTrain Pt 01

Katie Frank is a ZingTrain consultant and trainer. In this  episode, Katie will discuss what it’s really like to work at a company like Zingerman’s. She discusses a little about areas they can improve and the toughest part getting used to when she started working there.Katie Frank, ZingTrain Consultant and Trainer

She discusses more how Open Book Management affects the day-to-day. She closes this episode with her thoughts on visioning.

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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