Purposeful Disruption

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 159 – the Impression 5 case study, part 1

By on Jan 15, 2018 in Accountability, Association Culture, Board Leadership, Board President, Change, Collaboration, Disruption, Fundamentals, Growth, Market Relevance, Move, Passion, Plan, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Risk, Simplify | 0 comments

    The Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing, Michigan has seen a tremendous turnaround over the last few years under the leadership of Noah Smith. Listen as Mike and Noah discuss how I5’s board applied the PureReinvention fundamentals to position the organization into the growth phase that it has enjoyed in recent years. QUOTE IT   “People...

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Episode 152 – connect with inspiration

By on Nov 27, 2017 in Connect, Creating Space, Discovery Process, Growth, Plan, Podcast, Professional Development, Purposeful Disruption | 0 comments

    The holiday season is a time for reflection. Now is the time to think about how we are going to approach the next year. Make some space to think about how you want to continue to move yourself forward. How are you going to approach 2018? We are encouraging you to install some kind of sabbatical in your plans. It doesn’t have to be months or...

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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 117 – when opportunity knocks

Episode 117 – when opportunity knocks

By on Mar 27, 2017 in Disruption, Growth, Making Space, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Reinvention, Support Group, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_117_Sonya_and_Julie_Final_-_32517_12.47_PM.mp3   We all have set backs. It’s what we do with those disruptions that define us in the long run. Listen to this inspiring podcast as PureReinvention team member Sonya Robinson talks with co-host Julie Owens about disruption on a personal level.  ...

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Episode 112 – Julie Owens, Part 2 – disagree without being disagreeable

Episode 112 – Julie Owens, Part 2 – disagree without being disagreeable

By on Feb 20, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Conflict, Disruption, Podcast, Purposeful Disruption, Teamwork, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_112_Julie_Owens_Part_2.mp3   Why is Mike wearing the pink hat? Well you just have to listen to the episode to find out! We got so much from our talk with Julie Owens that we had to bring her back for a second interview. This time we talked about how to handle disruption in the office and use common sense...

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