Teamwork

Episode 173 – the four pillars of reinvention readiness

By on Apr 23, 2018 in Podcast, Reinvention, Reinvention Process, Support Group, Sustainable, Teamwork | 0 comments

    The interviews we conducted this month profiled success stories in reinvention readiness. Both Erin Patten and Dene Westbrook were ready to take the reinvention plunge. What did they have in common? We believe that they both had the four pillars of reinvention readiness: desire, curiosity, flexibility and confidence. Everything begins with a desire to...

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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 158 – the Compuware relocation story

By on Jan 8, 2018 in Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Connect, Detroit, Disruption, Diversity, Fear, Move, Podcast, Reinvention, Teamwork | 0 comments

    While we were interviewing Marlin Williams, we discovered that she was responsible for key elements of the Compuware move to downtown Detroit from Farmington Hills in 2003. The story was fascinating to us and we decided to dedicate an episode to this part of Marlin’s story.   QUOTE IT “How do you cast a wider net?” (6:17)   “I wasn’t...

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Episode 143 – the culture of growth

By on Sep 25, 2017 in Behavior, Change, Collaboration, Growth, Lead by Action, Leadership, Plan, Podcast, Reinvention, Simplify, Sustainable, Teamwork | 0 comments

The end of September brings to an end our focus on the simplify fundamental of the PureReinvention process. We thought we would leave you with a short episode with our co-host Anita Quillen, CEO of Quillen Holdings, talking about tips she uses to simplify her management and personal life and how she balances both of them.   QUOTE IT “Control your fear so it...

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Episode 140 – transparency in communication

By on Sep 4, 2017 in Collaboration, Connect, Diversity, Lead by Action, Leadership, Podcast, Simplify, Sustainable, Teamwork, Women in Leadership | 0 comments

We kick off September with Anita-Marie Quillen, CEO Quillen Holdings. In this episode, Mike talks with Anita about how she uses the simplify process in PureReinvention to effectively communicate with employees.   QUOTE IT “A thoughtful reduction to solutions.” (3:13)   “[The responsibility of a boss or leader] Continue growth from all the individuals...

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Episode 123 – Kris Smith – team accountability

By on May 8, 2017 in Accountability, Behavior, Collaboration, Detroit, Lead by Action, Leadership, Ownership, Podcast, Teamwork | 0 comments

  http://traffic.libsyn.com/purereinvention/Episode_123_-_Kris_Smith.mp3   Its no secret that participants in team sports often end up with an advantage when assuming leadership roles. Many of the skill sets learned on the playing field can be applied to leadership roles in the office. Listen this week as we talk to Kris Smith, director of the Detroit...

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