Capitalism at Its Best

Change the Game™ Podcast

Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig
In 1982, Ari Weinzweig, along with his partner Paul Saginaw, founded Zingerman's Delicatessen with a $20,000 bank loan, a Russian History degree from the University of Michigan, 4 years of experience washing dishes, cooking and managing in restaurant kitchens and chutzpah from his hometown of Chicago. They opened the doors with 2 employees and a small selection of specialty foods and exceptional sandwiches. Today, Zingerman's Delicatessen is a nationally renowned food icon and the Zingerman's Community of Businesses has grown to 10 businesses with over 700 employees and over $60 million in annual revenue.

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Stick With Your Vision

Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig, Author and Co-founder of Zingerman's, challenges you to stick with your vision through the zone of doubt and blame. And no matter what you are going through, no matter the struggle, look for ways to add meaning to your life. 

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EP 21 - January 8, 2021

Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry

Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman's, talks about his new pamphlet, "Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry". He shares his two-year-long inquiry into how the gentle art of humility can bring out our humanness, elevate organizational effectiveness, enhance leadership, and enrich quality of life. 

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Episode 6 - September 25, 2020

Why Transparency Matters More Than Ever w/ Ari Weinzeig

Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig is the co-founder of Zingerman's Community of Businesses and has some strong beliefs around why it's so important to teach people about business and how they can use it to make an impact in their everyday lives.

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About The Podcast

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Hosted by Rich Armstrong and Steve Baker the Change the Game podcast highlights true life stories of organizations influencing positive change by doing business differently. They’re teaching people how business works and closing the gap between the haves and have-nots. It’s capitalism at its best. Inside each episode, you’ll discover stories of entrepreneurs who are Changing the Game.

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