Municipality

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 136 – what’s your word?

By on Aug 7, 2017 in Municipality, Plan, Podcast, Process, Simplify, Stakeholders | 0 comments

  We have a couple of exciting interviews lined up in August and a new co-host! Join Mike and Bonnifer Ballard, Executive Director, Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association, as they discuss how simplifying the message is important in securing support for a cause.   QUOTE IT   “Being able to tell a story in a very simple and clear way...

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Episode 028 – Dan Gilmartin – What Organizations Can Learn from Detroit

Episode 028 – Dan Gilmartin – What Organizations Can Learn from Detroit

By on May 25, 2015 in Associations, Behavior, Bottom Up Reinvention, Connect, Detroit, Discovery Process, Disruption, Leadership, Municipality, Podcast, Teamwork | 0 comments

PureReinvention Podcast Episode 028 Dan Gilmartin, executive director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League, talks to Mike Bills about how the City of Detroit is creating a new, better reality and how organizations can do the same.   QUOTE IT: “When it comes to innovation…we have a tendency to innovate when we’re in crisis, and we innovate at the edges...

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Episode 023 – Dru Mitchell – Using a Navigator in Strategic Planning

Episode 023 – Dru Mitchell – Using a Navigator in Strategic Planning

By on Apr 20, 2015 in Assessment Phase, Municipality, Navigator, Ownership, Podcast, Strategic Planning | 0 comments

Hello PureReinvention fans! We can’t wait for you to listen to this episode. It’s a very interesting conversation between Mike Bills and the president and CEO of the Clinton County Economic Alliance (CCEA), Dru Mitchell. Mike and Dru talk about working together to dramatically alter the way the CCEA was doing business, how Mike’s role as a navigator was really...

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