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The PureReinvention blog is an ongoing dialogue where the PureReinvention team and guest authors write about their experiences and applications of the PureReinvention model.

Conflict: Rebranding for the 21st Century

Conflict: Rebranding for the 21st Century

By on Jun 26, 2016 in Blog, Collaboration, Conflict, Reinvention | 0 comments

Over the years, conflict has developed quite a name for itself. Whether we’re describing combat initiatives, emotionally-charged social issues or interoffice politics, the word ‘conflict’ always makes an appearance. We’ve been conditioned to believe that conflict is not only counter-productive, but in its most extreme manifestation can be destructive and even...

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3 Roadblocks That Keep Us From Making Space

3 Roadblocks That Keep Us From Making Space

By on Apr 13, 2016 in Associations, Behavior, Blog, Creating Space, Education, Growth, Making Space, Professional Development, Reinvention | 1 comment

  “[Creating space] is not about time, as I learned. It’s actually looking at everything in a different way. Like stepping outside the association’s front door and looking in.” -Amy Frankmann, Executive Director, Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association Podcast Episode 025 Like most new executive directors, I felt the need to spend my early days as an...

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The Risk

The Risk

By on Feb 24, 2016 in Blog, Executive Coach, Leadership, Navigator, Reinvention, Risk | 0 comments

I’ve always been curious about why things happen the way they do. Typically, I have many more questions than answers. Through years of experience, I have come to learn how valuable it is to be curious when trying to understand something. I have always agreed with Stephen Covey in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, where he identified that a key...

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Change that Lasts

Change that Lasts

By on Jan 27, 2016 in Blog, Failure, Learning Laboratory, Making Space, Navigator, Ownership, Plan, Process, Reinvention, Reinvention Process, Simplify | 0 comments

The title of this post really should be: A brief overview of how you can be more interesting and do something that might matter to someone someday. I say that because most organizations have figured out that they need to adapt to stay on the radar of the modern, crazy-busy consumer, but the organizations that commit to bona fide reinvention are like unicorns. And...

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Highlights From Our Twitter Chat with Josh Linkner

Highlights From Our Twitter Chat with Josh Linkner

By on Aug 11, 2015 in Blog, Detroit | 0 comments

PureReinvention had the honor of hosing a Twitter chat with Josh Linkner (@joshlinkner) during the height of the ASAE conference in Detroit in August.  Participants asked Josh about what the Detroit experience can offer associations and where in Detroit can you see reinvention in action.  Josh also shared some tips on how to manage change experiments as well as his...

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