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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 44: What Happens When People Leave

Alex Hillman took the audio from a Facebook live video he did that got positive feedback on what to do when people leave and turned it into a podcast. Over Indexing When you put so much work into bringing people together, it stings when they leave.   People often over index one unsubscriber and ignore or forget about the many more people who signed up or joined.  There is so much anxiety surrounding people that leave a space. We need…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 43: Coworking and Childcare

Alex Hillman discussed how to better accommodate parents in the community. Coworking and Childcare Coworking and childcare are two completely different businesses.  Treating them as such is the only way to get anywhere towards your goals.  If you are trying to set up two businesses at once, you are setting yourself up for failure.  Even when one is going really well, you are distracted by the other that is not as well off. If Alex, were to approach something like…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 42: Intern’s View

Alex Hillman talked to Indy Hall intern, Mike Mehalick about what it means to develop professionally as a college intern. Mike was in a business class where he was assigned project.  This project was to come up with a business plan. As an audio engineer,  his idea was to make a space that was collaborative and focused around musicians.  His professor liked the idea and knew about Indy Hall. He sent Mike Alex’s contact info and said they were doing…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 41: Future Workshop

In this episode, Alex Hillman conducted a virtual workshop surrounding one’s future.  Here is what the workshop was: Write down personal goals for the next two to five years. The goal should be close enough that you can imagine it realistically.  You should be able to imagine what is going to be like. It does not have to be an exact picture.  This can be something that you already have planned or thought about in the past. However, it should…

Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 40: Design for Community

Alex Hillman answered a question pertaining to the importance of design for community. How important is the design of a space? Alex recalled a time he went to Liberty Village, a collection of condo buildings lining the streets of a neighborhood in Canada.  The separation of the buildings is the opposite of what he thinks of when he thinks community building. The design of the condos actively divides them.  Unless you are a resident of the building, you cannot enter…