leadership: People, Purpose, & Passion

Tour Day – Option for Wednesday, Oct 4

Tour Menlo Innovations – How we Built a workplace people

Tour Menlo Innovations’ software factory floor where you will hear from the team as they share Menlo’s history, values, culture and practices.  You’ll hear about their journey and what it took to create an intentionally joyful culture. 

Author and Chief Storyteller, Richard Sheridan, will be speaking to the group about the Menlo culture and everyone will receive a copy of Rich’s book, Joy Inc.

Tour Zingerman’s – Lean in a High Variability Business

Tour a working warehouse to see how lean principles work in action.

Walk the floor at Zingerman’s Mail Order’s e-commerce order fulfillment warehouse from receiving to shipping. See firsthand how simple lean tools like kanbans and routes can transform work from chaos to control.

This is a tour led by the crew who are deeply involved in lean work every day.

Author and Shingo Prize recipient, Dr. Jeffrey Liker, will be speaking to the group about Lean in a High Variability Business.  All participants will receive a signed copy of Dr. Liker’s most recent book, Lean in a High Variability Business.