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Episode 138 – Dan Gilmartin – expanding the rolodex to think big

By on Aug 21, 2017 in Accountability, Associations, Behavior, Collaboration, Connect, Customer Expectations, Disruption, Diversity, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Municipality, Networking, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Simplify, Vision | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_138_-_Dan_Gilmartin.mp3   If you want to see someone who lives the “what’s next?” mantra, look no further than Dan Gilmartin of the Michigan Municipal League. The Michigan Municipal League has received national attention for its placemaking approach to community building and isn’t...

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Episode 137 – Summer Minnick – running without expectations

By on Aug 14, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Change, Failure, Fear, Growth, Plan, Podcast, Simplify, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_137_final.mp3   Summer Minnick has achieved high levels of success through drive and planning. Unfortunately, even the best-laid plans can’t prepare you for everything. Summer shares her experiences on how several unexpected turns of events affected her and how she turned these situations into...

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Episode 136 – what’s your word?

By on Aug 7, 2017 in Municipality, Plan, Podcast, Process, Simplify, Stakeholders | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_136_-_August_Intro.mp3   We have a couple of exciting interviews lined up in August and a new co-host! Join Mike and Bonnifer Ballard, Executive Director, Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association, as they discuss how simplifying the message is important in securing support for a cause....

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Episode 135 – lessons learned from simplification

By on Jul 31, 2017 in Market Relevance, Podcast, Simplify | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_135_July_Wrap_Up.mp3   The PureReinvention team wraps up July discussing lessons learned from our guests this month. Simplification is very important in messaging and in serving customer needs. Organizations that focus on the customer experience and successfully communicate that are better positioned to...

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Episode 134 – Doug Small – attitude, character & enthusiasm

By on Jul 24, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Board of Directors, Connect, Customer Expectations, Lead by Action, Leadership, Networking, Podcast, Reinvention, Simplify | 0 comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_134_-_Doug_Small.mp3   Grand Rapids has had a vibe for some time and has become a prime Midwest destination in spite of not having a major sports team. This week’s guest is chief experience officer of Experience Grand Rapids, Doug Small and is the promoter in chief of this gem of a city. Doug shares his thoughts...

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Episode 133 – Jim Knight – become a Rolling Stone

By on Jul 17, 2017 in Change, Connect, Customer Expectations, Disruption, Market Relevance, Podcast, Simplify | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_133_-_Jim_Knight.mp3   The Rolling Stones haven’t had a hit record since the late 1980’s yet they continue to be at the top of the highest grossing concert tours. How do they do it? This week’s guest believes it’s all about the experience. Join us as we talk with Jim Knight,...

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