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Episode 159 – the Impression 5 case study, part 1

By on Jan 15, 2018 in Accountability, Association Culture, Board Leadership, Board President, Change, Collaboration, Disruption, Fundamentals, Growth, Market Relevance, Move, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Risk, Simplify | 0 comments

    The Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing, Michigan has seen a tremendous turnaround over the last few years under the leadership of Noah Smith. Listen as Mike and Noah discuss how I5’s board applied the PureReinvention fundamentals to position the organization into the growth phase that it has enjoyed in recent years. QUOTE IT   “People...

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Episode 158 – the Compuware relocation story

By on Jan 8, 2018 in Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Disruption, Diversity, Fear, Move, Podcast, Reinvention, Teamwork | 0 comments

    While we were interviewing Marlin Williams, we discovered that she was responsible for key elements of the Compuware move to downtown Detroit from Farmington Hills in 2003. The story was fascinating to us and we decided to dedicate an episode to this part of Marlin’s story.   QUOTE IT “How do you cast a wider net?” (6:17)   “I wasn’t...

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Episode 157 – what’s next?

By on Jan 1, 2018 in Change, Collaboration, Connect, Connect Detroit, Creating Space, Detroit, Education, Making Space, Move, Networking, Podcast, Professional Development, Reinvention, Reinvention Laboratory | 0 comments

  Happy New Year! We are starting 2018 off with a peek into what’s next for PureReinvention. Are you reinvention ready? We have some great offerings (including this podcast) for those who are committed to the reinvention journey. QUOTE IT   “What’s next? … I’m looking for something that’s really going to stimulate me in a new way.” (4:35)  ...

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Episode 150 – Melissa Butler – the infliction of arbitrary deadlines

By on Nov 13, 2017 in Connect, Customer Expectations, Detroit, Disruption, Lead by Action, Market Relevance, Move, Plan, Podcast, Risk, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

We had so many gems from our talk with Melissa Butler, that we had to make two episodes! The first episode can be heard here. In this episode, Melissa discusses how she started The Lip Bar and her advice to would be entrepreneurs out there.   QUOTE IT   “If you don’t like your situation, change it.” (6:21)   “Don’t rush it … Launch with something that...

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Episode 113 – Antea Shelton – being the vibe master

Episode 113 – Antea Shelton – being the vibe master

By on Feb 27, 2017 in Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Disruption, Education, Growth, Lead by Action, Move, Navigator, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Risk, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_113_Antea_Shelton_Final.mp3   Would you drop everything to chase your dream? Even against advice of friends and family? That’s what Antea Shelton and her sister did to chase their dream of writing a song for Beyoncé. Listen this week as Mike talks to Antea Shelton, vocal coach and owner of Aplus...

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Episode 102 – Anita Quillen Follow Up

Episode 102 – Anita Quillen Follow Up

By on Nov 28, 2016 in Behavior, Change, Conflict, Discovery Process, Disruption, Education, Fear, Lead by Action, Leadership, Move, Ownership, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  Listen to episode 102: http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_102_-_Anita_Quillen.mp3   This is the second of our follow ups we recorded this fall. We just couldn’t get enough of Anita Quillen and thought you all would benefit from a deeper dive into her story.   QUOTE IT “My knowledge just keep growing because I didn’t close any...

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