For those who’ve been following SPI over the previous yr or so, we’ve opted to focus very deliberately on neighborhood constructing. A lot in order that we launched SPI Pro, a premium membership community 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 private SPI Academy for our online course customers.
Every member of our rising Neighborhood Expertise group brings a unique perspective and profession expertise to the collective desk. And we realized our ongoing discussions about neighborhood technique and traits may 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 Community Experience isn’t nearly working a digital neighborhood or enterprise. On this present, we discover many elements 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 via SPI Media, we’re utilizing this chance to amplify the voices and views of thought leaders who will help different neighborhood builders.
The reality is, the time period neighborhood is well diluted right into a advertising buzzword. There’ll all the time be some overlap between a neighborhood and an viewers, however they’re completely not interchangeable. Anybody saying in any other case is making an attempt to promote you one thing. Beginning and working a wholesome neighborhood takes dedication and techniques distinct from viewers development. The Neighborhood Expertise Podcast is an effort to attract a clearer line within the sand to protect the integrity of the neighborhood ethos.
Hearken to the First Episode
In episode 1 of the Neighborhood Expertise, Jillian and Tony discuss to Un-Lonely Planet creator Jillian Richardson concerning the rising function of neighborhood, the way to 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 Group SPI and runs the present of our bootcamps, coordinates our quarterly Demo Days in SPI Professional, and is main the cost with our Audience Driven Summit.
Jillian Benbow has been professionally managing digital communities for over a decade and has seen and skilled all of it: the nice, the unhealthy, and the trolling. She isn’t afraid to tackle the messy and chaotic components of neighborhood administration and stick with it with empathy. Jillian is the Senior Neighborhood Expertise Supervisor at Group SPI and runs our premium membership neighborhood, SPI Professional.
Be a part of the Dialog
This wouldn’t be a present about neighborhood if we didn’t wish to preserve the dialog going after every episode! Tag us together 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 Community Experience wherever you hearken to podcasts.