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Episode 177 – Sabbaticals In The Workplace

By on Nov 14, 2018 in Associations, Behavior, Connect Detroit, Lead by Action, Leadership, Podcast | 0 comments

Why The Michigan Municipal League Offers Sabbaticals The cool thing about doing a sabbatical is that it isn’t just for the person to get getting time off, but it’s for everyone around them who has to fill in. When you look taking a sabbatical and we decided to put one forward where people of a certain point in the organization get one month off –...

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Episode 176 – Chrissy Siders – It Started With Me

By on Oct 10, 2018 in Accountability, Behavior, Change, Connect: Detroit, Customer Expectations, Discovery Process, Growth, Lead by Action, Market Relevance, Ownership, Passion, Podcast, Reinvention, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Transcript: My journey is not a fairytale journey, I think by any means. And I think that’s where my kind of explains to you somewhere I guess I saw some things, and I wanted to do some things differently. It Started With Me But most of that started with me. Because at that point in time in my life I started saying so what’s in it for me what’s in...

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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 172 – Erin Patten – defying all odds

By on Apr 16, 2018 in Accountability, Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Customer Expectations, Detroit, Discovery Process, Disruption, Fear, Lead by Action, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Risk, Starters, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  Erin Patten is very accomplished with a Harvard business degree and a Kresge Fellow highlighting her impressive resume. She walked away from the standard career path to chase her dream of being an entrepreneur. In January 2018 she launched DaO Detroit. DaO stands for “defy all odds” and Erin personifies that sentiment.   QUOTE IT   “[My...

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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 168 – Cornetta Lane – building a new story

By on Mar 19, 2018 in Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Detroit, Disruption, Growth, Lead by Action, Move, Passion, Support Group, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

Cornetta suffered a tragedy not so long ago by losing her father and found out about the details on the evening news. She needed to process her grief and took the opportunity to share her father’s story through the secret society of twisted storytellers. Cornetta found that process to be so cathartic that she has dedicated her career to helping others to tell...

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