Accountability

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 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

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 resting on its laurels. Listen as Dan explains how he’s given license by his board...

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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

  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 positive outcomes.   QUOTE IT “Everybody likes an element of...

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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

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 on how team building and thinking differently has built Grand Rapids to the...

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Episode 130 – start with the small things

Episode 130 – start with the small things

By on Jun 26, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Change, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention | 0 comments

A successful life or career is rarely made from one dramatic event. It usually is a result of a work ethic developed over a series of small experiences and successes along the line. Listen to this week’s episode as team members Mike Bills and Sonya Robinson discuss how you can develop a sense of ownership in your journey through taking small manageable steps...

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Episode 129 Cindy Bowen and Deanna Richeson – seeing ahead of your members

By on Jun 19, 2017 in Accountability, Association Culture, Associations, Board Leadership, Board of Directors, Board President, Change, Collaboration, Committees, Connect, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Ownership, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Vision, Women in Leadership |

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_129_MLTA_Deanna_Richeson_and_Cindy_Bowen.mp3   The relationship between a board of directors and a CEO is often undefined and can change based on the management style of the leadership. This week we explore a successful case of board leadership working in tandem with their new CEO as we talk with Cindy...

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