Associations

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 171 – Dene Westbrook – building on the “ah ha” moments

By on Apr 9, 2018 in Accountability, Associations, Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Discovery Process, Executive Coach, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Move, Ownership, Passion, Podcast, Professional Development, Reinvention, Reinvention Process, Starters | 0 comments

  Dene is a graduate of our STARTERS program last May. We saw from the beginning that she was reinvention ready and was in a great position to fly with her new promotion and added responsibilities with the Michigan Municipal League. Dene is a perfect example of what it takes to be reinvention ready. Listen as Mike talks to Dene about how she has built a network...

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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 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 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 128 – Deanna Richeson – pushing for quantum growth

By on Jun 12, 2017 in Accountability, Associations, Board Leadership, Board of Directors, Board President, Collaboration, Committees, Leadership, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_128_Deanna_Richeson_Final.mp3   Deanna Richeson has accomplished a lot in her first year at the Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association. The association’s annual conference set a record for attendance and she initiated a workforce development job fair that attracted over 400 attendees. That’s...

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