(FLINT, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014) – Businesspeople throughout Flint & Genesee are invited to learn an out-of-the-box approach to leadership during Zingerman’s business seminar Wednesday, Oct. 15, as ZingTrain, in association with the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC), presents “Leading with Zing: How Serving the Front Lines Can Serve Your Bottom Lines.”

From 8 a.m.-noon at the Flint & Genesee Chamber, 519 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint, seminar participants will:

Explore the management philosophy that has been successful at Zingerman’s

  • Practice using new skills and concepts in a safe environment
  • Learn how to provide vision, give great service and manage in an ethical manner

The ZingTrain seminar series is part of the FGCC’s expanded business training opportunities for 2014.

“The ZingTrain series of seminars has been a wonderful resource for the businesspeople of Flint & Genesee,” said George Wilkinson, Director of Operations and Shared Services for the Chamber. “Participants throughout the year have raved about the quality of information they’re receiving from a company that consistently ranks high in both customer and employee satisfaction.”

The cost is $50 per seminar attendant, and seating is limited. Registration is available at: https://webdev.flintandgenesee.org/events/zing-train-leading-with-a-zing/.

The Zingerman's approach has been successfully applied nationwide in a wide variety of businesses and nonprofits that are committed to improving the quality of their customer service, including banks, insurance agencies, health care providers, museums, libraries, and non-food retailers.

For more information about business training opportunities available through the Chamber, visit https://www.flintandgenesee.org/learn/business-training/ or contact Michelle Hill at (810) 600-1423 or mhill@flintandgenesee.org.