If you happen to’ve been following SPI over the previous 12 months or so, you already know 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 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 prospects.
Every member of our rising Group Expertise staff brings a novel 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 individuals.
So naturally, we created a podcast. Say hello to the The Group Expertise!
Why You Ought to Hear
The Group Expertise isn’t nearly working a digital neighborhood or enterprise. On this present, we discover many features of what brings individuals 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 got 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 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 attempting to promote you one thing. Beginning and working a wholesome neighborhood takes dedication and methods distinct from viewers development. The Group Expertise Podcast is an effort to attract a clearer line within the sand to protect the integrity of the neighborhood ethos.
Take heed to the First Episode
In episode 1 of the Group Expertise, Jillian and Tony discuss to Un-Lonely Planet writer Jillian Richardson in regards to the rising function of neighborhood, the best 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 Group 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 nice, the unhealthy, and the trolling. She isn’t afraid to tackle the messy and chaotic elements of neighborhood administration and keep it up with empathy. Jillian is the Senior Group Expertise Supervisor at Workforce SPI and runs our premium membership neighborhood, SPI Professional.
Be 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 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 Group Expertise wherever you take heed to podcasts.