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.

The Big Board at Cornman Farms

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Choosing a Business Partner

Part 2 with Tabitha Mason, Managing Partner with Cornman Farms. We get into becoming a managing partner and what inspired her to make the decision to move from employee to co-owner. What intentionality can you take into leading your organization?

Tabitha with her family “partners” : )

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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.
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Create Amazing Work and Change the World, Ep 90

I spent a few minutes with Valentina Silva, Communications Specialist at the Zingerman’s Service Network. Our talk ranges from her day to day to what her challenges and opportunities are for the future. She offers an employee perspective on a company that practices open book management and one that is known for it’s positive company culture.

Todd Reed and Valentina Silva

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