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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Ari on Business, Business

A Double Debut: A New Book, A New Venue

The energy was palpable. Between the unveiling of a new venue and the buzz around a highly anticipated new book, the energy in the room was electric. The bustling city views of Ann Arbor and its passersby served as the perfect backdrop to explain what was happening in that room. The attendees came from all […]

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