The Zingerman's Experience

The Zingerman's Experience

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  • The "secrets" to our organizational culture. And so, our business success.

    Chock full of behind the scenes tours of our businesses, our processes for partnership and governance, our approach to learning and creativity, our unique model of growth and what co-founding partner Ari Weinzweig calls the 12 Natural Laws of Business. Beware, insiders call this our “gateway” seminar!

    Join us to discover what makes us tick! Leave brimming with ideas on how you want to shape what makes you tick, in other words, how you're going to create and nurture the organizational culture that you want!

    Always co-taught by Founding Partner Ari Weinzweig, this seminar includes lunch at Zingerman’s Deli and dinner at Zingerman’s Roadhouse with Founding Partner, Paul Saginaw (or another Zingerman’s partner.)


    Come to this 2-day seminar to:

    • Be able to explain the Zingerman’s business model and how it might be relevant to your organization.
    • Hear about the "12 Natural Laws of Business," as interpreted and applied by Zingerman's.
    • Acquire a variety of new tools and techniques to leverage the Natural laws back in your own organization.
    • Find a network of peers to call upon to help you get past roadblocks.
    • Dialogue with “real, live” Zingerman’s employees to learn more about how we walk the talk.
    • Laugh out loud, have a-ha moments and realize that lots of well meaning and well run organizations face the challenges you do.
    • Tour Zingerman’s Deli, Bakehouse, Creamery, Coffee Company and Mail Order for a behind the scenes peek of how we do things.
    • Dine at Zingerman’s Roadhouse with Paul Saginaw, co-founding partner of Zingerman’s.
    • Eat delicious Zingerman’s breakfasts and lunches catered by our oldest and newest businesses, and everything in between.
    • Get buzzed on coffee roasted by Zingerman’s Coffee Company and treats from Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Creamery and Candy Company!

    Itinerary

    DAY ONE

    7:30AM Breakfast available
    8:00AM Welcome, Agenda Review, Introductions
    Energy Crisis
    Zingerman's History, Vision
    Zingerman's Business Model/Governance
    Zingerman's Path to Partnership
    Noon Lunch
    1:00PM Zingerman's 12 Natural Laws of Business
    4:00PM Adjourn
    4:30PM Tours of Zingerman's Creamery, Coffee Co. and Candy Manufactory (optional)
    6:30PM Dinner at Zingerman's Roadhouse

    DAY TWO

    7:00AM Tour of Zingerman's Bakehouse (optional)
    7:30AM Breakfast available
    8:00AM Welcome back, Overview of Day 2
    Overt/Covert Messages
    Zingerman's Business Perspective Chart
    Stages of Learning a Skill
    Open Forum (Q&A with staff panel)
    11:15AM Bus to Zingerman's Deli for Lunch and Tour
    Tour of Zingerman's Deli
    2:00PM Return to ZingTrain
    Zingerman's Approach to Creativity
    Solving the Organizational Energy Crisis
    Final Reflection & Debrief
    4:00PM Adjourn
    4:15PM Tour of Zingerman's Mail Order (optional)