ZingTrain Speaker Series : Why Business Pollinators are the Bees Knees with Michael Shuman

Date April 20, 2016, Wednesday
Time 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Price: $50
Phone 734-930-1919

SPEAKER SERIES SEASON 6: April 20, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM


The ZingTrain Speaker Series is a suite of thought-provoking presentations featuring experts sharing their wisdom on various aspects of the business world.


We would all agree that "Buy Local" is the new warm-fuzzy, right? And rightly so! It just makes sense to help your friends and neighbors, and therefore your community, succeed. And it feels good.

Michael H. Shuman agrees. But he agrees with the more rigorous lens and extensive research of an economist, attorney and author. In his book, The Local Economy Solution, Michael Shuman argues that locally owned businesses can deliver far more economic-development impact—jobs, income, wealth, taxes—than global corporations, and at a lower cost.

Not satisfied with that excellent assertion, Michael goes on to insist that local economic development might be possible at zero long-term cost, if we were to take full advantage of an expanding range of business “pollinators.”

JOIN us for this session with Michael Shuman to :

  • HEAR all about why buying local is not just the right thing to do for your soul but also the right thing to do for the economy.
  • EXPERIENCE what is meant by mindfulness through guided practice.
  • LEARN all about what business "pollinators are" and the 5 key economic development functions they undertake.
  • UNDERSTAND why business pollinators have the inordinate impact that they do.
  • PONDER why YOU aren't running out to become one!