Adaptive Reuse

Episode 164 – Anika Goss-Foster – running a think and DO tank

By on Feb 19, 2018 in Adaptive Reuse, Associations, Behavior, Board of Directors, Collaboration, Connect, Connect: Detroit, Detroit, Disruption, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Learning Laboratory, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Reinvention Laboratory, Stakeholders, Sustainable, Teamwork, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  We’ve all heard of think tanks, but how many think and DO tanks have you heard of? Detroit Future City is committed to advancing the quality of life for all Detroiters. The organization accomplishes this by partnerships with residents and stakeholders using data driven strategies that promotes community and economic development. This week we talk with...

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Episode 141 – Mark Denson – the can do attitude

By on Sep 11, 2017 in Adaptive Reuse, Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Creating Space, Detroit, Disruption, Diversity, Learning Laboratory, Networking, Podcast, Reinvention, Reinvention Process, Simplify, Sustainable | 0 comments

Mark Denson, director of business attraction at the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, gives a unique perspective on Detroit’s current resurgence and its roots in the planning that led to Detroit hosting the Super Bowl in 2006. Listen as Mark shares his observations of the Detroit story from his unique prespective.   QUOTE IT “Our problems were great...

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Episode 111 – Judge Gerald Rosen – architect of the grand bargain

Episode 111 – Judge Gerald Rosen – architect of the grand bargain

By on Feb 13, 2017 in Adaptive Reuse, Change, Collaboration, Consensus, Detroit, Discovery Process, Disruption, Lead by Action, Navigator, Podcast, Process, Reinvention, Risk, Simplify, Stakeholders, Sustainable, Vision | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_111_Judge_Rosen_Final.mp3   You see a lot being a federal judge for over 27 years, but nothing could prepare him for the role he was to play in Detroit’s bankruptcy. Join us for a fascinating interview where Judge Rosen shares some stories behind the grand bargain that saved Detroit. Bonus material!...

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Episode 092 – Karen Slaughter-DuPerry – Behaving Inclusion

Episode 092 – Karen Slaughter-DuPerry – Behaving Inclusion

By on Sep 19, 2016 in Adaptive Reuse, Behavior, Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Diversity, Lead by Action, Networking, Podcast, Reinvention, Stakeholders, Teamwork, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Listen to episode 092 http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Karen_Slaughter-DuPerry_Final.mp3     Inclusion is a behavior. It’s more than simply inviting someone to the table. If you want buy-in and true supporters, they have to know they’re genuinely part of the process. Karen Slaughter-DuPerry, project management and community relations...

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Episode 039 – Patrick Bero – The Disruption that Changed Cobo Center

Episode 039 – Patrick Bero – The Disruption that Changed Cobo Center

By on Aug 17, 2015 in Accountability, Adaptive Reuse, Change, Collaboration, Consensus, Detroit, Disruption, Lead by Action, Meetings, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Reputation, Risk, Stakeholders, Teamwork | 0 comments

Detroit and Cobo Center may seem synonymous, but Cobo has a unique reinvention story all its own. In this episode, Patrick Bero, CEO/CFO of the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) gives us an interesting account of Cobo’s reinvention starting with a major disruption in the belly of the economic decline. Patrick has a lot to say about what...

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Episode 038 – Bridget Russo – Embracing the Past but Look Toward the Future

Episode 038 – Bridget Russo – Embracing the Past but Look Toward the Future

By on Aug 10, 2015 in Adaptive Reuse, Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Lead by Action, Market Relevance, Ownership, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Teamwork | 0 comments

  Bridget Russo took a big risk when she left New York to live in Detroit and devote herself to marketing Shinola’s wristwatches, leather goods and bicycles that are assembled and sold in Midtown. But that’s not the story she sat down with Mike to tell – although we think that would be a pretty interesting one! (Perhaps next time, Bridget?) In...

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