Association Culture

Episode 174 – Check In Michigan: a reinvention story

By on Apr 30, 2018 in Association Culture, Associations, Behavior, Board Leadership, Change, Collaboration, Consensus, Customer Expectations, Growth, Lead by Action, Market Relevance, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Reinvention Process, Stakeholders, Strategic Planning, Sustainable | 0 comments

    Want to see reinvention in action? Look no further than the former Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (now Check In Michigan). They have a new and innovative executive director and a board that is dedicated to serving the next generation in the Michigan hospitality industry. They hired the firm, Advance 360 to help guide them through the initial...

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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 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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Episode 033 Cindy Kosloski and Jim Magnotta – Aligning CEO and Board of Directors

Episode 033 Cindy Kosloski and Jim Magnotta – Aligning CEO and Board of Directors

By on Jul 6, 2015 in Association Culture, Associations, Board Leadership, Board of Directors, Board President, Change, Disruption, Failure, Ownership, Podcast, Risk, Simplify, Teamwork, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  Alignment between an association’s Board and the CEO can be a very powerful thing. Cindy Kosloski, chief executive officer of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Lansing & Jim Magnotta, HBA of Greater Lansing board president and founder of Magnotta Builders & Remodelers, have found the sweet spot between strategy and execution. In...

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Episode 018 –  Mike O’Callaghan – Changing Needs of Association Members

Episode 018 – Mike O’Callaghan – Changing Needs of Association Members

By on Mar 16, 2015 in Association Culture, Associations, Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Podcast, Reinvention, Stakeholders | 0 comments

Associations today aren’t your grandpa’s association. They have changed and need to continue to change to carve out relevancy in the 21st century. PureReinvention’s Mike Bills talks with Mike O’Callaghan, chief operating officer of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, about his long-time experience as an association member and leader; what has changed...

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Podcast 012 – Josh Lord – Responding to Market Demands

Podcast 012 – Josh Lord – Responding to Market Demands

By on Feb 1, 2015 in Association Culture, Associations, Change, Collaboration, Cultural Momentum, Customer Expectations, Disruption, Market Relevance, Outside Facilitator, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Reinvention Process | 0 comments

“I think we really need to look at ourselves as a staff and as an organization and realize that we are likely too close to our own business to be able to solve this on our own and what we really need is a reinvention strategist.”

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