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In the United States, according to Gallup, nearly 70% of employees are not engaged in their work. Disengagement negatively affects profitability and productivity. I believe there are 3 ways businesses can improve engagement. One, they inspire with a clear vision. Two, they practice open-book management. Three, they intentionally build collaborative, accountable, strength-focused teams. My intention is to inspire owners considering a new way to run their business and to encourage those curren ...
 
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Last week I conducted my drawing for the giveaway of Ari Weinzweig's pamphlet entitled "Bottom Line Change: A Recipe for Effective Organizational Change." My winner appears to be out of pocket and I won't hear from them until later this week. In the meantime, I've been reading the book and listening to the previous episodes to prepare for a big pro…
 
This is an interview with Anne Claire Broughton, owner of Broughton Consulting, LLC. In this 2016 interview we talk about ingenuity of all people, transparency, healing, purpose, and Open Book Management vs open book reporting. Go to http://inspiredandintentional.com/episode139 and Remember to leave comments. Also join the email group. I will be dr…
 
Gauri Thergaonkar was the Community Manager for ZingTrain when I recorded this interview. Gauri helped me to set up many of my interviews with the ZCOB team and has since moved to India. [powerpress] I decided it was time to turn the mic to her. In this conversation we cover the following: Grant your team their adulthood Open Book Management The im…
 
I'm not going to talk about backs or cars and proper alignment. Instead, in this "Best Of" episode I'm sharing my 2016 talk with George and Mollie. They're employees at Menlo Innovations in Ann Arbor and talk about a variety of subjects. The one that stood out to me was the importance of aligning your policies and practices with your vision and pur…
 
James Goebel at the time of this interview was COO and Co-Founder of Menlo Innovations, a software development company based in Ann Arbor Michigan. His topics included: Hope, Processes, and Fear in the Workplace Everybody as Manager Open Salaries Open Interviews and Diversity Remember to go to http://inspiredandintentional.com/episode136 to leave c…
 
BLC or Bottom Line Change. Positive effects of an effective change process: Reduce stress Teaching everyone leadership because there’s a plan to implement Save time on the back-end by spending it on the front Go to the Inspired and Intentional site for this episode to see how you can win a ZingTrain booklet on Bottom Line Change by Ari Weinzweig. I…
 
Don't worry, you won't have to dust off your math books. This equation is pretty simple to learn, though more possibly more challenging to live out day-to-day. Ari shares what the formula stands for and how it not only help change effectively happen in your organization but also help engage your team to contribute to the overall success of the comp…
 
How do you handle an employee complaint about equipment, processes, policies, etc? Many organizations have a “suggestion box” program. But often times the ideas don’t go anywhere. What does this do to employee engagement? What if you had a defined process for creating change that could be initiated by anyone, even the newest employee, in such a way…
 
Listen in to this Best Of episode as Jamie Pritscher shares how she helped to lead a family business to change to a more engaging culture. Then she shares what it's like to start a company with a focus on open book and employee engagement. http://inspiredandintentional.com/episode44By Todd A Reed
 
In the previous episode we talked about giving your employees the best present, your best self. Now let’s look at helping them start the new year on the right foot. This episode is focused on that manager or owner who are wanting to begin to move their organization to one that balances profit and people. One that begins to engage their people at a …
 
It’s the day after Xmas and all through the office, not a creature is stirring, not even a boss… Anyway, I’m not going to rewrite the entire story to fit my podcast, but I did wan to take this Tuesday, following Christmas and the next, following New Years to reflect and look forward. This week, I’m thinking about mindfulness and your team. In the c…
 
How can transparency transform you and your organization? Could it help you become a “healing organization”? And it’s been said, I think a million times, how important a clear purpose is for your journey and the health of your organization. In this news update let’s look at (hear) a few things that caught my attention and you may find inspiring as …
 
In this final episode, Ron Mauer shares the results that come from operating the business the Zingerman’s way. He also shares a couple ideas for someone wanting to change their culture and improve their employee engagement. Thank you for your support, remember to join the conversation and community of business leaders wanting to create amazing work…
 
In this episode, Ron Mauer, Managing Partner will share you ideas on how you could create a separate entity to support your core business. You will also hear why Open Book Management and the way they plan for the future could help you run a more solid business. Ron runs the Service Network as a centralized business unit designed to facilitate essen…
 
When Ron was interviewing with Zingerman’s he wanted to do more than just accounting. He wanted a place where he could make a difference. In addition, he wanted to respect his coworkers. He found that at the Zingerman’s community of businesses. This is part one with Ron Mauer, Managing Partner, Zingerman’s Service Network. The Service Network is a …
 
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. Thank you for your support, remember to join the conversation and community of business leaders wanting to create amazing workplaces to change the wo…
 
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? Thank you for your support, remember to join the conversation and community of business leaders wanting…
 
Tabitha Mason, Managing Partner Cornman Farms - was venue manager when I recorded her. She gets into how she came into the Zingerman’s family and how her husband’s sudden job loss helped them to see the benefits of Open Book Management. Thank you for your support, remember to join the conversation and community of business leaders wanting to create…
 
Ji Hye Kim - Founding Partner of Miss Kim, a Korean restaurant in Ann Arbor. We’ll hear her story from moving to the US, to taking a 90% pay cut to join the Zingerman’s family, to bringing the Zingerman’s ethos alive in a new venture. It’s not easy, but being open with numbers, lean, and mindful have helped her to create a new business that will en…
 
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 …
 
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. The value of failure as a stepping stone to move forward. T…
 
Spent a few minutes with Valentina Silva, Communications Specialist at the Zingerman's Service Network, to get an employee's perspective of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses. The hiring process - pay attention and care She’s working harder than she ever has, yet loves it more than any job she’s had. Creating uplifting open workplaces are good…
 
In the first episode we learned that Kieron Hales, Managing Partner of Cornman Farms, is multi-talented and is moved to creating a family. He intentionally looks to garner the input of his team through lean and open book practices. This week we look at the results of this inspiration and intentionality. The biggest lesson, he didn’t know anything w…
 
In this episode Kieron Hales, Managing Partner of Cornman Farms, will go into more of the philosophies of running an event space and working farm. It’s cool to hear his passion to run a purpose, people, profit driven business that equals his passion for food. Join the conversation, see links for books mentioned and join our email group at http://in…
 
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