Build Your Business To Stay Small, Tom Root, Pt 01

Growing Your Business While Staying Small

Join me for the next four episodes as I speak with Tom Root, Managing Partner, Zingmerman’s Mail Order. Also continuous improvement leader and creator of a business maker space called Maker Works in Ann Arbor, MI. 

This is where it all started, as a small deli, now it’s 12 businesses.

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Biz Deep Dive 10 Bottom Line Change

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

Biz Deep Dive 9 Effective Performance Reviews

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

Does Your Structure Support Your Mission? Mollie and George Pt 2

Join me in part two of my conversation with another pairing from Menlo Innovations, Mollie Callahan, High Tech Anthropologist and George Lund, Software Developer.

Does Your Structure Support Your Mission? Mollie and George of Menlo Innovations, Part 2
Does Your Structure Support Your Mission? Mollie and George of Menlo Innovations, Part 2

In this episode we deep dive into the concept of pairing. This concept may not necessarily work in your business, but what are some ways you may want to consider structuring your company to support your purpose and the culture you’re hoping to encourage within your company? Continue reading Does Your Structure Support Your Mission? Mollie and George Pt 2

Align Purpose and Policies – Mollie and George Pt 1

Join me in a conversation with another pairing from Menlo Innovations, Mollie Callahan, High Tech Anthropologist and George Lund, Software Developer.

Mollie Callahan and George Lund of Menlo Innovations
Mollie Callahan and George Lund of Menlo Innovations

In this episode we get to know their journey from academia to private business and in the discussion you can hear a little about how Menlo is different. We also talk about alignment, i.e. do your policies align with your purpose? Continue reading Align Purpose and Policies – Mollie and George Pt 1