Board of Directors

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 160 – the Impression 5 case study, part 2

By on Jan 22, 2018 in Behavior, Board Leadership, Board of Directors, Board President, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Customer Expectations, Fundamentals, Leadership, Market Relevance, Move, Podcast, Reinvention, Simplify, Stakeholders | 0 comments

This is the second part of the Impression 5 reinvention case study with Noah Smith, Partner, Capital Services, Inc. (Listen to part 1 here.) Part 2 covers how the I-5 team used the PureReinvention fundamentals simplify, connect and move to attain the incredible growth they have enjoyed in recent years. QUOTE IT   “We got away from distractions.” (5:10)  ...

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Episode 145 – Dr. Tonya Matthews – keeping it real to build a culture

By on Oct 9, 2017 in Board of Directors, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Cultural Momentum, Detroit, Diversity, Lead by Action, Leadership, Networking, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Building a culture is one of the primary responsibilities of all leaders. A major ingredient for successful cultures is authenticity and this week’s guest excels in this trait. Listen this week as we interview Dr. Tonya Matthews, president and CEO of Detroit Science Center and discuss what it takes to build a successful business culture and how nurturing...

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Episode 134 – Doug Small – attitude, character & enthusiasm

By on Jul 24, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Board of Directors, Connect, Customer Expectations, Lead by Action, Leadership, Networking, Podcast, Reinvention, Simplify | 0 comments

Grand Rapids has had a vibe for some time and has become a prime Midwest destination in spite of not having a major sports team. This week’s guest is chief experience officer of Experience Grand Rapids, Doug Small and is the promoter in chief of this gem of a city. Doug shares his thoughts on how team building and thinking differently has built Grand Rapids to the...

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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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