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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 56: Countdown to the People at Work Summit

Adam Teterus and Sam Abrams gave a sneak preview for the People at Work Summit 2017. Virtual Interactions It feels good to connect with people.  Putting together a virtual summit allows for more of these interactions that people value from physical conferences.  They made sure to allow time for people to talk amongst themselves in different Slack channels, just like they would in a physical conference during any down time.  Additionally, they have worked in a good amount of time…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 55: CUAsia 2017

This episode is the second half of Andy Hillman and Adam Teterus’s discussion on the annual CUAsia Conference in Thailand.  They talked about how to bring the experiences from the conference back home to their own community. Unconferences At the conference there were a lot of speculative unconference questions.  These unconference questions tell you what people care about. Unconferences allow people to share in a group of people that understand what they are talking about.  Others can offer solutions or…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 54: Security Systems

In a conversation with Adam Teterus, Alex Hillman discussed an article by Alice Dundon , a barista from Berlin.  The article was entitled "Behind the Bar: 5 Ways to Build a Meaningful Network in a Coworking Space." Security Taking interest in people’s lives take a certain degree of curiosity.  There should a genuine give and take between what is exchanged. The different between taking and faking interest is the feeling of comfort one feels.  If someone is taking interest in…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 53: Coworking Compatibility

In a conversation with Adam Teterus, Alex Hillman discussed an article by Alice Dundon , a barista from Berlin.  The article was entitled "Behind the Bar: 5 Ways to Build a Meaningful Network in a Coworking Space." Community Taking interest in people’s lives take a certain degree of curiosity.  There should a genuine give and take between what is exchanged. The different between taking and faking interest is the feeling of comfort one feels.  If someone is taking interest in…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 52: Slack for Community

Virtual Membership With a virtual memberships, one still feels up to speed about what is happening. Additionally, she is still able to contribute online to discussions.  It is gratifying that local members still know who she is. Even local members she never met in person can recognize her. They see her name and contributions online which is rewarding. The number one downside to virtual memberships is a feeling of disconnection that is common.  They often feel as though the main…