Starting from Nothing - The Foundation Podcast | Building your business ENTIRELY from scratch.

Ari Weinzweig is the co-owner and founding partner of Zingerman’s – a deli company. Having started off in 1982 with a $20K bank loan, Ari has helped lead the company to be the $50 million company, with a staff of 675 that it is today. Having adopted an open book policy, concentrating on energy management and employee engagement, Zingerman’s has consistently grown and are used as a shining example of how empowering employees works to the benefit of everyone. 

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Chris Stevens was another one of the top Foundation students from last year. When he was feeling thoroughly disillusioned with his job as an IT Consultant, Chris attended a conference in an attempt to rejuvenate his work. The opposite happened and he was ready to give up, but when he joined The Foundation, Chris found his ‘why’ and learned how to focus on being happy and fulfilled through his work.

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Rich Armstrong is the President of the Great Game of Business and helps established businesses to grow by empowering their employees. Rich’s expertise come into play when businesses reach a state of ‘no man’s land’, where they have grown enough that they need to start relying on other people as an entrepreneur cannot get everything done. Through Rich’s help, businesses can expand organically, ensuring that employees are happy, involved and working towards a common cause.

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Katya Dominguez has been through The Foundation program and is just about to quit her job to work full time on her own business. Her career as a successful business analyst wasn’t giving her the fulfillment that she was looking for, so she decided to look for something that did. Having followed The Foundation framework, Katya has found her business growing steadily and is now looking at ways that her business can help her to give back and pay forward.

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