Generational Shift

Episode 154 – Lauren Kase – mutual mentorship

By on Dec 11, 2017 in Collaboration, Connect, Customer Expectations, Detroit, Disruption, Generational Shift, Millennial, Podcast, Professional Development, Support Group, Sustainable, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

    Lauren Kase is a San Francisco native that stayed in Detroit after receiving her degree from the University of Michigan. She is the Head of Marketing and Partnerships at Floyd Detroit. Listen this week as we discover what attracts the millennials to Detroit, Floyd’s unique positioning in the furniture industry and the importance of mutual...

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Episode 084 – John Stocki – Using social media to test the market

Episode 084 – John Stocki – Using social media to test the market

By on Jul 25, 2016 in Change, Connect, Disruption, Failure, Generational Shift, Market Relevance, Millennial, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Social Media | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/John_Stocki_Final.mp3   Social media has changed the game in connecting to audiences and giving individuals and organizations great opportunities to tell their stories. This offers unique opportunities for those who have a system in place to utilize these assets. John Stocki is the owner of the Stocki Exchange, a...

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Episode 069 – Yanni Dionisopoulos – getting down to business

Episode 069 – Yanni Dionisopoulos – getting down to business

By on Apr 11, 2016 in Behavior, Collaboration, Detroit, Disruption, Generational Shift, Podcast, Reinvention | 0 comments

Listen to episode 069 http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Yanni_Dionisopoulos_Final.mp3   Yanni Dionisopoulos built a hip, modern club on the foundation of his family’s 45-year-old restaurant in Detroit’s Greektown by staying busy and focused on the outcome. For more than a decade the second-generation owner/operator of the Golden Fleece Restaurant and...

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Episode 034 – Lacey Thompson – Reaching Across Generations in Association Work

Episode 034 – Lacey Thompson – Reaching Across Generations in Association Work

By on Jul 13, 2015 in Generational Shift, Millennial, Podcast, Social Media | 0 comments

  This is a unique time in association culture when there could be four or five generations working toward the same mission. Lacey Thompson, events manager at the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Lansing, is always looking for ways to build on the foundation of the yesterday while sprinkling in the technology and learning styles of today. In this...

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Podcast 031 – Gerry VanAcker – Asking the Simple Questions and Listening

Podcast 031 – Gerry VanAcker – Asking the Simple Questions and Listening

By on Jun 15, 2015 in Board of Directors, Connect, Diversity, Executive Coach, Generational Shift, Making Space, Navigator, Podcast, Reinvention, Translator | 0 comments

“If we’re not going to talk positively about Detroit, why would anyone else?” Detroit Zoological Society’s chief operating officer, Gerry VanAcker, has been driving change by asking simple questions and really listening to the feedback he’s getting from various and diverse entities. In this episode, Mike Bills taps into Gerry’s wisdom on how to break down a...

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