Assessment Phase

Episode 151 – Marlin Williams – the personal sabbatical

By on Nov 20, 2017 in Assessment Phase, Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Creating Space, Detroit, Diversity, Lead by Action, Leadership, Making Space, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Marlin Williams has found her calling in helping to diversify industries. Marlin’s path to where she is now is amazing. She started as a mortician, implemented diversity programs for a couple Fortune 500 industries and now lends her talents to TechTown Detroit. She is also the founder of Sisters Code, which is dedicated to exposing women from the ages of 25-85...

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Episode 050 – Erik Larson – Creating a Model Customer Experience at Impression 5

Episode 050 – Erik Larson – Creating a Model Customer Experience at Impression 5

By on Nov 2, 2015 in Accountability, Assessment Phase, Behavior, Change, Connect, Customer Expectations, Disruption, Navigator, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Teamwork, Vision | 0 comments

Today the Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing is recognized as a model for how to stay relevant and keep up with customers’ changing demands. But that wasn’t always the case. In Episode 050, Erik Larson, executive director of Impression 5, talks about how he evolved from thinking the only way he or his organization could be successful was to “grind it out” to...

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Episode 026 – Andi Osters – How Millennials are Succeeding in Trade Associations

Episode 026 – Andi Osters – How Millennials are Succeeding in Trade Associations

By on May 11, 2015 in Assessment Phase, Associations, Detroit, Millennial, Move, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Teamwork, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Andi Osters, Social Media and Brand Coordinator at the Michigan High School Athletic Association, talks to Mike Bills and Misty Elliott about her decade of experience growing up in the association industry.     QUOTE IT: “You’ve got to learn how to monitor first. You need to understand the history before you can make a change.” (6:52) “I’m not sure...

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Episode 023 – Dru Mitchell – Using a Navigator in Strategic Planning

Episode 023 – Dru Mitchell – Using a Navigator in Strategic Planning

By on Apr 20, 2015 in Assessment Phase, Municipality, Navigator, Ownership, Podcast, Strategic Planning | 0 comments

Hello PureReinvention fans! We can’t wait for you to listen to this episode. It’s a very interesting conversation between Mike Bills and the president and CEO of the Clinton County Economic Alliance (CCEA), Dru Mitchell. Mike and Dru talk about working together to dramatically alter the way the CCEA was doing business, how Mike’s role as a navigator was really...

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