If you happen to’ve been following SPI over the previous yr or so, you realize we’ve opted to focus very deliberately on neighborhood constructing. A lot in order that we launched SPI Professional, a premium membership neighborhood for entrepreneurs. We additionally moved all our course communities off the massive, messy social media platform that’s at all times within the information and into the non-public SPI Academy for our on-line course prospects.
Every member of our rising Neighborhood Expertise crew brings a singular perspective and profession expertise to the collective desk. And we realized our ongoing discussions about neighborhood technique and traits 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 working a digital neighborhood 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 way of SPI Media, we’re utilizing this chance to amplify the voices and views of thought leaders who may also help different neighborhood builders.
The reality is, the time period neighborhood is well diluted right into a advertising buzzword. There’ll at all times 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 methods 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 speak to Un-Lonely Planet writer 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 house, New Work Metropolis in 2008 and has a ardour for facilitating each in-person and digital occasions. Tony is the Neighborhood Program Supervisor at Crew 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 dangerous, and the trolling. She isn’t afraid to tackle the messy and chaotic components of neighborhood administration and keep it up with empathy. Jillian is the Senior Neighborhood Expertise Supervisor at Crew 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 maintain 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.