Business, ZingTrain

ZingTrain Speaker Series 7: Creating Optimistic Workplaces

We spend over a third of our lives at work! And even though it takes up so much of our existence, many of us never really flourish in that space—we just survive. At a recent installment of Season 7 of our ZingTrain Speaker Series, Shawn Murphy, author of The Optimistic Workplace: Creating an Environment that Energizes […]

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Business

Find Your Authenticity with Karissa Thacker at ZingTrain’s Speaker Series

What does “authenticity” even mean anymore? The word gets thrown around so much that it’s hard to tell. With her book The Art of Authenticity, workplace psychologist Karissa Thacker is trying to change all that. She believes authenticity is the key to being a more effective leader—and can even help you lead a more satisfying […]

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Business

ZingTrain Kicks Off 7th Annual Speaker Series!

ZingTrain’s 7th Annual Speaker Series kicked off August 31st with an engaging and enlightening talk from the renowned management leader, Peter Block. Ranging from personal introspection to the world at large, his talk Creating a Compassionate Economy, revolved around the necessity to eschew traditional methods of measuring personal and economic success for a more holistic […]

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Business

Join Maker Works for their Operations Bootcamp October 3rd through 7th, 2016!

Maker Works, Ann Arbor’s makerspace, established in 2011, is hosting their second, bi-annual Operations Bootcamp this fall. Any owner, manager, or staff that is currently or expecting to be operating a makerspace, hackerspace, FabLab, or any other shared fabrication facility will gain valuable insight into what it takes to create a successful space. The bootcamp […]

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Business, Events

Peter Block: Creating a Compassionate Economy

Peter Block has deeply influenced the way we work at Zingerman’s. His ideas on Stewardship and Leadership have changed the very core of how we work. It is with much excitement (and no small measure of nerdish glee) that we welcome Peter for a very Special Edition of our Speaker Series. This blog post was […]

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Ari on Business, Business, Food Artisans

Part Four is traveling the world!

Socially-conscious chocolate maker, Shawn Askinosie shared Ari Weinzweig’s latest business book with his partners in Tanzania today! For more information on the book visit: https://www.zingtrain.com/power-beliefs-in-business

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