In the event you’ve been following SPI over the previous yr or so, we’ve opted to focus very deliberately on group constructing. A lot in order that we launched SPI Professional, a premium membership group for entrepreneurs. We additionally moved all our course communities off the large, messy social media platform that’s all the time within the information and into the non-public SPI Academy for our on-line course clients.
Every member of our rising Neighborhood Expertise workforce brings a novel perspective and profession expertise to the collective desk. And we realized our ongoing discussions about group technique and developments might present worth to many extra folks.
So naturally, we created a podcast. Say hello to the The Neighborhood Expertise!
Why You Ought to Hear
The Neighborhood Expertise isn’t nearly operating a digital group or enterprise. On this present, we discover many points of what brings folks collectively. As a result of on the finish of the day, having a way of belonging is integral to the human expertise. And since we’ve the privilege to be part of a thriving podcast household by means of SPI Media, we’re utilizing this chance to amplify the voices and views of thought leaders who can assist different group builders.
The reality is, the time period group is well diluted right into a advertising buzzword. There’ll all the time be some overlap between a group and an viewers, however they’re completely not interchangeable. Anybody saying in any other case is attempting to promote you one thing. Beginning and operating a wholesome group takes dedication and techniques distinct from viewers progress. The Neighborhood Expertise Podcast is an effort to attract a clearer line within the sand to protect the integrity of the group ethos.
Hearken to the First Episode
In episode 1 of the Neighborhood Expertise, Jillian and Tony speak to Un-Lonely Planet creator Jillian Richardson concerning the rising position of group, how one can construct one authentically, ending the loneliness epidemic, and extra.
Meet the Hosts
Tony Bacigalupo opened Manhattan’s first coworking area, New Work Metropolis in 2008 and has a ardour for facilitating each in-person and digital occasions. Tony is the Neighborhood Program Supervisor at Workforce SPI and runs the present of our bootcamps, coordinates our quarterly Demo Days in SPI Professional, and is main the cost with our Viewers Pushed Summit.
Jillian Benbow has been professionally managing digital communities for over a decade and has seen and skilled all of it: the great, the unhealthy, and the trolling. She isn’t afraid to tackle the messy and chaotic elements of group administration and stick with it with empathy. Jillian is the Senior Neighborhood Expertise Supervisor at Workforce SPI and runs our premium membership group, SPI Professional.
Be a part of the Dialog
This wouldn’t be a present about group if we didn’t wish to preserve the dialog going after every episode! Tag us along with your ideas on the episodes on Twitter @TeamSPI and let’s dive deeper into your takeaways and questions. And ensure to subscribe to The Neighborhood Expertise wherever you take heed to podcasts.