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Episode 113 – Antea Shelton – being the vibe master

Episode 113 – Antea Shelton – being the vibe master

By on Feb 27, 2017 in Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Disruption, Education, Growth, Lead by Action, Move, Navigator, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Risk, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_113_Antea_Shelton_Final.mp3   Would you drop everything to chase your dream? Even against advice of friends and family? That’s what Antea Shelton and her sister did to chase their dream of writing a song for Beyoncé. Listen this week as Mike talks to Antea Shelton, vocal coach and owner of Aplus...

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Episode 111 – Judge Gerald Rosen – architect of the grand bargain

Episode 111 – Judge Gerald Rosen – architect of the grand bargain

By on Feb 13, 2017 in Adaptive Reuse, Change, Collaboration, Consensus, Detroit, Discovery Process, Disruption, Lead by Action, Navigator, Podcast, Process, Reinvention, Risk, Simplify, Stakeholders, Sustainable, Vision | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_111_Judge_Rosen_Final.mp3   You see a lot being a federal judge for over 27 years, but nothing could prepare him for the role he was to play in Detroit’s bankruptcy. Join us for a fascinating interview where Judge Rosen shares some stories behind the grand bargain that saved Detroit. Bonus material!...

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Episode 087 – Jordan Skole – Removing the noise to simplify lives

Episode 087 – Jordan Skole – Removing the noise to simplify lives

By on Aug 15, 2016 in Change, Connect, Detroit, Disruption, Executive Coach, Failure, Move, Navigator, Networking, Passion, Podcast, Professional Development, Reinvention, Risk, Simplify | 0 comments

  Listen to episode 087 http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Ep_087_Jordan_Skole_Final.mp3   Jordan Skole is a marketing automation consultant and has had a great deal of experience in helping clients simplify their lives through asking the right questions. In this episode Mike talks with Jordan about his recent work with The Iron Yard’s Detroit...

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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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Episode 050 – Erik Larson – Creating a Model Customer Experience at Impression 5

Episode 050 – Erik Larson – Creating a Model Customer Experience at Impression 5

By on Nov 2, 2015 in Accountability, Assessment Phase, Behavior, Change, Connect, Customer Expectations, Disruption, Navigator, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Teamwork, Vision | 0 comments

Today the Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing is recognized as a model for how to stay relevant and keep up with customers’ changing demands. But that wasn’t always the case. In Episode 050, Erik Larson, executive director of Impression 5, talks about how he evolved from thinking the only way he or his organization could be successful was to “grind it out” to...

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