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Engage. Disrupt. Adapt. Repeat. The PureReinvention podcast guides individuals on their journey through the reinvention process. Sustainable reinvention requires everyone's active participation to flourish. This is a space for curious individuals to explore the trials, successes and failures surrounding reinvention from thought leaders in the corporate and non-profit community.
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Episode 093 - Chuck Hadden
3 days ago
Move. Move. Move! That’s the mantra of one of Michigan’s prominent leaders of the manufacturing industry. Chuck Hadden, president and CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association embodies move. Wether encouraging staff to “go to bat” and try new ideas or his extensive travel and meeting with members across the state, Chuck teaches us how to practice the “move” fundamental of PureReinvention. In this episode Chuck shares his enthusiasm about hitting the road and talking to his members. His stories and energy make for a great podcast. Sponsored by: HRM Services QUOTE IT “I tell everybody, I want to hit 300 ball. I want to miss twice and hit once.” (4:37) “It’s a very competitive business and you’ve got to be out there marketing it.” (8:58) “If you sit in your office, you’re going to read emails.”(17:00) DIG IN (4:31) Chuck talks about how important move is to a leader. (6:03) Chuck talks about how to minimize risk when taking chances. (8:20) Chuck talks about the need to be on the road to be the face and identity of MMA to its members. (10:13) Chuck talks about how MMA uses member stories to be part of the association’s marketing model and how it provides value to it’s members. (15:10) Chuck talks about how creative leadership in finding new opportunities. TIP OF THE WEEK: Leaders must spend significant time in the field connecting to stakeholders. Set a goal of dedicating a good portion of your time to this task and stick to it.