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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 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 150 – Melissa Butler – the infliction of arbitrary deadlines

By on Nov 13, 2017 in Connect, Customer Expectations, Detroit, Disruption, Lead by Action, Market Relevance, Move, Plan, Podcast, Risk, Vision, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

We had so many gems from our talk with Melissa Butler, that we had to make two episodes! The first episode can be heard here. In this episode, Melissa discusses how she started The Lip Bar and her advice to would be entrepreneurs out there.   QUOTE IT   “If you don’t like your situation, change it.” (6:21)   “Don’t rush it … Launch with something that...

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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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Episode 124 – Danielle Smith – managed risk taking

By on May 15, 2017 in Accountability, Change, Detroit, Ownership, Podcast, Reinvention, Risk, Support Group, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_124_Danielle_Smith.mp3   Entrepreneurs take risks – That’s a given, but as we learn from Danielle Smith, owner of Detroit Maid, you can manage that risk. Listen to the steps she took to take control of her future, overcome her fears and make the entrepreneurial plunge.   QUOTE IT  ...

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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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