The Business Builders Show with Marty Wolff
Humility - Relevant and Important In Today's World?
Ari Weinzweig is my friend and mentor. His work at Zingerman's and his writing have had a huge effect on me and on the business people I coach when I share Ari's wisdom. Ari's latest pamphlet is Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry. This is an easy read that has the potential to change the way you think and therefore the way you lead your organization. You can order this pamphlet and Ari's books, "Zingerman's Guide to Good Leading" at zingtrain.com. You can also subscribe to Zingerman's newsletter at zingtrain.com.
Some topics we discuss are, "what is the value of humility in our present day work world", and "does anyone realize how much the hierarchical thinking that's so pervasive in society is leading to UNHUMBLE behavior?".
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